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Ronni Chasen Autopsy Report Says Shooter Was In A Car, Not On A Bike As Police Said

An autopsy report from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office contradicts the police’s version of what happened the night veteran Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was shot to death in her car.


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Remains Found In Montebello Were Animal Bones, Plastic Skull

Remains found in Montebello this week that were thought to have been human “were not of human origin,” authorities said Thursday.


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Human Remains Found At Sanitation Facility In Carson Were Foot, Calf

Human remains found in Carson over a weekend were a foot and a calf, a coroner’s lieutenant said Monday.


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Woman Files $50M Suit Against LA Sheriff, Coroner In Death Of Elderly Husband

The widow of an elderly man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies Friday announced a $50 million lawsuit against the department and the LA County Coroner’s Office.

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28-year-old Lauren Winkler of Irvine, Mark Benjamin, 63, of Malibu, and 53-year-old Kyla Dupont of San Diego were identified as three of four victims killed in a plane crash at the Santa Monica Airport.

LA County Coroner Identifies 3 Of 4 Victims Killed In Santa Monica Airport Plane Crash

The Los Angeles County Coroner Friday identified three of the four victims killed after an airplane crashed at Santa Monica Airport.

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Public’s Help Sought In Identifying Man Whose Remains Were Found Along River

The Los Angeles County Coroner Wednesday asked for the public’s help in identifying a man whose remains were found in a local riverbed.

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LA County Has A New ‘Coroner To The Stars’

Los Angeles County has a new chief medical examiner.


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Coroner Releases Report In Santa Monica Shootings

The alleged gunman in the Santa Monica shooting rampage died of multiple gunshot wounds fired by police, the Los Angeles County Coroner said.

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Bodies Of A Man And 2 Women Recovered From Fatal Azusa House Fire

The bodies of a man and two women were recovered from a fatal house fire in Azusa, the Los Angeles County Coroner confirmed Friday.

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Director Tony Scott arrives at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox's "Unstoppable" at Regency Village Theater on October 26, 2010 in Westwood, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Director Tony Scott Died From Blunt Force Injuries In LA Bridge Jump

An autopsy report on the death of “Top Gun” director Tony Scott lists his death as a suicide and says the cause was multiple blunt force injuries suffered from jumping off a bridge into Los Angeles Harbor.

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Beverly Hills Police Close Investigation Into Whitney Houston’s Death

The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office released their final report Wednesday on the death of Whitney Houston.

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Coroner’s Autopsy Report Reveals New Information About Whitney Houston’s Death

The Los Angeles County Coroner released the official autopsy report for Whitney Houston Wednesday, detailing additional information about the the singer’s death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2012

Joanna Ramos, 11, is dead following a fight at school. (credit: CBS)

Another Long Beach School Fight Sends Student To Hospital

Authorities say a Wilson High School student has been hospitalized with serious injuries following a fight, just a week after an elementary school girl died from injuries she suffered during an after-school scuffle.


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Report: Houston’s Body To Be Flown To New Jersey For Funeral

An autopsy on the singer was completed Sunday; however the coroner is not officially saying what killed the six-time Grammy winner.

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Death Of ‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius Ruled Officially A Suicide

The Los Angeles County Coroner has officially ruled the death of “Soul Train” creator Don Cornelius a suicide.