Costa Concordia

Gerald and Barbara Heil (CBS)

American Couple Confirmed Dead In Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

A Minnesota family with ties to the northwest suburbs has issued what it calls “the final update” on its blog – about their parents who died on the Costa Concordia cruise ship three months ago.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012

Gerald and Barbara Heil (CBS)

American Couple Still Missing After Italy Cruise Ship Disaster

A Minnesota couple with ties to the Chicago area is still missing after the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2012

The Salzburg family -- Jo, Jim and Mary-Jo -- talk about their experience fleeing the cruise ship that partially capsized off the Italian cost last week. (CBS)

Northern Illinois Family Survived Italian Cruise Ship Disaster

Jim and Jo Salzurg and their daughter, Mary-Jo, were among the thousands of passengers on the Costa Concordia, the luxury liner that hit a rock along the Tuscany shore last week.

01/16/2012

Gerald and Barbara Heil (CBS)

Couple With Chicago Ties Among Missing In Italian Cruise Ship Crash

The American Embassy in Rome now says 118 of the 120 Americans aboard the Costa Concordia have been accounted for, but a Minnesota couple with ties to the Chicago area is still missing.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2012