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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.

03/27/2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

12/26/2010