Teen Slain Just Before 17th Birthday Mourned As "A Protector"Friends of Elijah Sims wiped away tears as young pallbearers carried his casket into New Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in the West Garfield Park neighborhood for the memorial service.
Family And Friends Say Goodbye At Nykea Aldridge's FuneralHundreds filled the Cosmopolitan Community Church, at 53rd and Wabash, Saturday to say goodbye to Nykea Aldridge, the first cousin of the Bulls’ Dwyane Wade who was shot to death Aug. 26.
Funeral Bill For Mary Todd Lincoln Surfaces In SpringfieldA newly uncovered document shows her 1882 funeral cost almost $280, with expenses ranging from $225 for a casket to $1.50 for crepe and ribbon, The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reported.
No Break In Murder Case Of Chicago Woman Slain In Belize The body of Chicago journalist Anne Swaney is expected to be flown back to the U.S. on Tuesday.
Family Mourns Police Shooting Victim Bettie Jones At West Side FuneralFuneral services were being held Wednesday morning for a 55-year-old woman who was accidentally shot and killed by a Chicago police officer the day after Christmas.
Fundraiser Nets More Than $11,000 For Family Of Woman Killed In Police ShootingAn online fundraiser has collected more than $11,000 for a Chicago family to help pay for the funeral expenses of a 55-year-old woman accidentally shot and killed by police over the weekend.
Thousands Gather At Funeral For Fallen Firefighter Daniel CapuanoHundreds of firefighters were expected to line the funeral route of fallen Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Daniel Capuano, who died in a fall down an unmarked and unprotected open elevator shaft while fighting a fire in the South Chicago neighborhood on Monday.
Mourners Bid Farewell To 9-Year-Old Murder Victim Tyshawn LeeLoved ones were saying goodbye Tuesday morning to a 9-year-old boy who was shot and killed in what police called a gang-related execution.
Funeral Held For Baby Abandoned Last AprilDozens gathered at an Avondale church on Friday, for the funeral mass for a baby abandoned in a gangway last year.
Chicago Says Goodbye To Beloved Bear Doug BuffoneMourners gathered at Old St. Pat’s Church to pay final respects to the legendary linebacker, who was found dead in his Chicago home Monday at age 70.
Cardinal Francis George Honored As 'Man Of Compassion For All Who Suffered'Approximately 2,000 mourners packed Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, as they gathered for the funeral mass for the late Cardinal Francis George.
A Final Farewell To Francis Cardinal GeorgeChicago and Catholics worldwide were preparing to say goodbye to Francis Cardinal George, who was the spiritual leader of the third largest Archdiocese in the U.S., and served the church in Rome for more than a decade.