DNA of firefighter killed on 9/11 identified in debris

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- The DNA of a New York firefighter has been identified in debris removed from the World Trade Center, the medical examiner's office said.

Human remains found at mobster James Burke's New York City home

NEW YORK, June 21 (UPI) -- Investigators said they discovered human remains in the New York City home of mobster James "Jimmy the Gent" Burke that may be tied to a decades-old murder.

Aircraft debris ID'd as wing flap from Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Debris found between two New York buildings apparently came from a wing flap off one of the planes in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, police said Monday.

NYC helicopter crash claims 3rd victim

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A British woman Sunday became the third victim of an October helicopter crash in New York City's East River to die, officials said.

Model's cause of death released

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- New York medical authorities have released details concerning the death of fashion model Charles DeVoe, who died from a Nov. 12 surfing accident.

Mark Madoff's death ruled suicide

NEW YORK, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The hanging death of Mark Madoff, son of convicted Ponzi scheme fraudster Bernard Madoff, was a suicide, the New York City medical examiner ruled Sunday.

Cause of death undetermined in DJ AM case

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A New York City medical examiner's representative says additional testing is needed to determine how disc jockey Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein died.
Heath autopsy didn't tell cause of death

Heath autopsy didn't tell cause of death

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- An autopsy performed on Heath Ledger's body Wednesday in New York reportedly left the cause of the 28-year-old actor's death undetermined.

Analysis: Thousands may join Sept. 11 list

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The list of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks will swell by hundreds or even thousands in the coming years, say experts, as more die from diseases resulting from their exposure to the huge plume of toxic dust thrown up by the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Many 9/11 victims' graves still open

BOSTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Six years after the terror attacks on New York and Washington, some victims' families have reopened graves multiple times as new remains are identified.

Bone fragments found at World Trade Center

NEW YORK, April 6 (UPI) -- Scores of bone fragments from victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks have been found on the roof of a building to be demolished in Manhattan.

'First Wives' author died from anesthesia

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- Author Olivia Goldsmith died from anesthesia complications during surgery at a New York hospital cited for health code violations, it was reported.

New York sets 9/11 tol at 2,749

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- New York's chief medical examiner's office said Friday it had revised the death toll of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center to 2,749.

NYC updates figure of WTC missing

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The city medical examiner's officer, scrambling to get an updated list of names of those missing in the terrorist attacks ready for a World Trade Center ceremon

NYC updates WTC casualty figures

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The city medical examiner's officer, scrambling to get an updated list of names of those missing or lost in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center cere
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