Fight Erupts At Funeral Home, Spills Into Parking Lot: PoliceThe brawl involved family and friends of the deceased – about 15 to 20 people in all, males and females, Country Club Hills police said.
Funeral Home Wants $35,000 It Spent On Ernie Banks' FuneralThe claim by Donnellan Family Funeral Services was filed Wednesday. It comes amid a legal challenge by Banks' widow, Elizabeth Banks, of a will Banks signed in October -- without her knowledge, she contends -- that leaves all his assets to longtime caregiver Regina Rice and nothing to her or Banks' children.
Gary Funeral Home Says Former Worker Moved Babies' Bodies To CeilingA funeral home in Gary, Indiana, was explaining why the remains of two unidentified babies were stored in the facility for nearly two decades, and denying rumors the bodies were improperly stored in a ceiling for two years.
Remains Of Two Infants Discovered In Gary Funeral HomeThe Lake County, Indiana, Coroner's office says the bodies of two infants have been found inside a Gary funeral home.
Hidden Camera Found In Funeral Home Bathroom: PoliceOfficers were called to a mortuary in the 5700 block of West Madison on Monday evening, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.
South Shore Funeral Home Expects To Reopen SoonFive 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.
Funeral Home Owner: I Did Nothing WrongThe 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.
South Shore Funeral Home Accused Of Improperly Storing BodiesA 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.
Man Says Wife Was Cremated Without His AuthorizationAn Elgin funeral home is being sued for having a woman's body cremated without authorization from her husband.
Funeral Home Workers Avoid Strike, Accept 3-Year ContractEmployees at four Chicago area funeral homes have avoided a strike by signing off on a new three-year contract.
Strike Called Off At 4 Local Funeral HomesWorkers at four local funeral homes are expected to go on strike Tuesday morning because of a labor dispute.
Man Sues Funeral Home Over Mother's 'Humiliating' BurialA 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.