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John Perricone (courtesy: Perricone family)

Romeoville Man Dies Mysteriously On Cruise Ship

A 29-year-old Romeoville man died suddenly and mysteriously during a vacation cruise, leaving behind a wife and four children – and several unanswered questions.



The Most Expensive Cruise In The World

Whether you can afford a complete splurge of a vacation or not, Silversea’s World Cruise is entertaining enough to learn more about. The most expensive cruise on the planet hits up 49 ports in 115 days of pure indulgence.


In this handout from the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room. (Photo by Paul McConnell/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Evanston Woman On Stalled Cruise Ship: ‘It’s Been A Nightmare’

Sandeep Berry of Evanston describes the past several days on the sewage-soaked Carnival cruise ship Triumph


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

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Shame On Italy Cruise Ship Captain

The cruise ship disaster off the coast of Italy, that does it for me. I’ve often thought it might be fun to go on a cruise, but I know now I’ll never do it, never ever get onto one of those boats.

CBS 2–01/17/2012

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.


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

The lack of snow has put a bite in revenues at Villa Olivia in Bartlett, Ill. (CBS)

With Mild Winter, Business Hurting At Area Ski Resorts

This winter’s unusually mild weather has been both a blessing and a curse, depending on what type of business you happen to run.