Officers were called to a mortuary in the 5700 block of West Madison on Monday evening, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.
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.
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.
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.
An Elgin funeral home is being sued for having a woman’s body cremated without authorization from her husband.
Employees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.
Workers at four local funeral homes are expected to go on strike Tuesday morning because of a labor dispute.
A 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.
A man is accused of rifling through the personal effects of the deceased and taking a laptop power cord after breaking into an Elgin funeral home.