Funeral Home

Hidden Camera Found In Funeral Home Bathroom: Police

Officers were called to a mortuary in the 5700 block of West Madison on Monday evening, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.


Carter Funeral Home

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

Carter Funeral Home

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

Scales Of Justice

Man Says Wife Was Cremated Without His Authorization

An Elgin funeral home is being sued for having a woman’s body cremated without authorization from her husband.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Funeral Home Workers Avoid Strike, Accept 3-Year Contract

Employees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Funeral parlor. (Credit: CBS)

Strike Called Off At 4 Local Funeral Homes

Workers at four local funeral homes are expected to go on strike Tuesday morning because of a labor dispute.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Scales Of Justice

Man Sues Funeral Home Over Mother’s ‘Humiliating’ Burial

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.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

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Man Accused Of Breaking Into Funeral Home

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.