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ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois coroner pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges alleging that he stole more than $14,000 in cash from dead people. Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz pleaded not guilty to 12 counts, including official misconduct and theft of government funds. WREX-TV reports that a judge set his bond hearing for

LONDON (AP) — A coroner presiding over an inquest into the death of British woman who was poisoned by a Soviet-developed nerve agent wants the probe to be turned into a public inquiry so she can examine Russia’s possible involvement. Unlike an inquest, British law allows a public inquiry to consider sensitive intelligence material during

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — A county coroner has confirmed that human remains found in remote northern Wyoming along the border of Grand Teton National Park are those of Gabby Petito. The 22-year-old disappeared while on a cross-country road trip with a boyfriend who is now being sought by authorities in Florida. The FBI said

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities have captured and killed an alligator believed to have attacked a man who went missing in flood waters from Hurricane Ida. The wife of 71-year-old Timothy Satterlee saw him attacked by an alligator outside their home on Aug. 30, the day after Ida struck Louisiana. She paddled a small

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Health Department says two deaths in the Baton Rouge area have now been attributed to Hurricane Ida. That raises the state’s death toll from the storm to 28. The Health Department said Monday that the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office reported the deaths of a 69-year-old man