When Tamara Vangundy showed up at a crime scene early Thursday morning in suburban Indianapolis, she was stumbling and swaying and reeked of alcohol, police say.
The coroner for Hancock County, Ind., suspected of being drunk, was asked to take a sobriety test, which she failed. Police then took her to the... Read More »
What's it really like in a coroner's office? The truth is, it's nothing like what you see on television.
As I stood over the railroad tracks, freezing and cold on a damp, rainy December morning, the sight was gruesome. Some kid had decided to throw himself in front of an Amtrak train -- and now I, as the... Read More »
Theirs are often thankless jobs, but without the following professionals, most of us probably wouldn't be able to enjoy so many of the things we often take for granted, from clean bathrooms, homes and work spaces to the convenience of buying fresh fish and deli meats at the market.
The following occupations... Read More »