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Harry Carter (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's office)

Funeral Director Arrested For Operating Without A License

The Cook County sheriff says a South Side funeral director – whose business was closed down last year – has been arrested and charged with operating a funeral home without a license.

03/11/2013

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Shuttered Funeral Home Hit With Lawsuit

The Carter Funeral Chapel–closed down last week because it had no electricity or heat–has been hit with a lawsuit from a woman who says her mother’s body was held there for more than six weeks without being cremated.

02/27/2012

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South Shore Funeral Home Expects To Reopen Soon

Five days after his funeral home was shut down for lack of heat or power, a South Shore mortician said he’s not about to go out of business.

WBBM Newsradio–02/26/2012

Harry Carter

Funeral Home Owner: I Did Nothing Wrong

The owner of a South Shore neighborhood funeral home is defending himself, after police and city inspectors shut down his business and said they found several code violations.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

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South Shore Funeral Home Accused Of Improperly Storing Bodies

A former worker said bodies were not properly stored in coolers, but instead were placed in the garage in winter and cooled with frozen water packs in summer.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2012