Unidentified Cadavers Found At Malcolm X College Buried ‘With Dignity’A lawsuit filed in April revealed that unidentified “decomposing” human corpses were stored at several City Colleges of Chicago campuses.
A Final Farewell To Francis Cardinal GeorgeChicago and Catholics worldwide were preparing to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, who was the spiritual leader of the third largest Archdiocese in the U.S., and served the church in Rome for more than a decade.
Woman's Body Unclaimed, But Her Friends Are Trying To Arrange A Proper BurialEleonora Roach is fondly remembered by a co-worker, who thinks it's a shame she had no one when to look after her when she died. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Funeral Set For Late Mayor Jane ByrneJane Byrne died Friday at the age of 81. She was the city’s first and only female mayor, but her funeral won’t only be about her political achievements. It’s also about her life as a mother, grandmother, and aunt.
Funeral Held For Slain Gary Police Officer Jeffrey WesterfieldVisitation services were held Sunday for Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield at the Genesis Convention Center. His funeral was scheduled for Monday morning at the convention center, followed by a procession to his burial service in Shererville.
Mokena Soldier Laid To RestFriends and family of a fallen soldier from Mokena were preparing to say their final goodbyes on Tuesday, when 19-year-old Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen will be laid to rest after he was killed in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan.
Cardinal George Oversees Indigent Burials At Mt. Olivet CemeteryRain softly began to fall on Wednesday as Francis Cardinal George completed prayers at Mt. Olivet Cemetery for dozens of people whose bodies had been stored at the county morgue since November or December.
Jagger, Richards To Pay For Burial Of Chicago BluesmanMick Jagger and Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones are footing the bill for the private burial of Chicago bluesman Hubert Sumlin.
Soldier Killed In Vietnam To Receive Proper Burial, Nearly 40 Years LaterA soldier from Blue Island who was 17 when he died in Vietnam will be buried with military honors at Arlington National Cemetery this week.
Ministers Decry Lack Of Funds To Bury IndigentA group of Chicago ministers wants the governor and state lawmakers to come up with more money for the burial of indigents.
Lura Lynn Ryan Laid To Rest At Private CeremonyLura Lynn Ryan, the wife of imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan was buried on Tuesday at a private service and Ryan's lawyer said the former governor was not there.
Man Sues Funeral Home Over Mother's 'Humiliating' BurialA man has sued a Chicago funeral home and a cemetery over what he claims was the botched body preparation of his mother, and a humiliating burial experience.