Harvey Man Sentenced to 15 Years After Stealing Urn Containing Infant's Ashes From Elmhurst HomeA south-suburban man accused of burglarizing an Elmhurst home where he took items including an urn containing a child's ashes has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, officials said.
Home Flipper Finds Cremains Left Behind In Foreclosed House; 'This Is The Most Shocking Thing That I Could Find'Mark Wallace has been flipping homes for decades, and has found all kinds of odds and ends left behind, but has never made a discovery like this.
Siblings Sue After Urn Containing Father's Ashes DisappearsThe survivors of a man who last year died of pancreatic cancer have filed a federal lawsuit in Chicago contending a shipping company lost some the man's cremated remains.
Stephen Hawking Buried In Westminster AbbeyThe 900-year-old abbey is the resting place of a pantheon of British historical figures, including kings and queens, political leaders and writers including Geoffrey Chaucer and Charles Dickens.
Mystery Solved: Coroner Reunites Urn, Ashes With FamilyTwo weeks ago, WBBM told you about an urn and cremated remains that had been found near a bike path in Hammond. Reporter Steve Miller has this follow-up.
Suit: Woman Hoped To Scatter Mom’s Ashes, But Greyhound Lost ThemA Chicago woman is suing Greyhound for allegedly losing her luggage, which contained her mother’s ashes, while on a trip to Washington last year.
Woman Sues Funeral Home For Giving Niece's Ashes To Wrong PersonVera Brown had raised her niece, LaShaira Boyd, since Boyd’s own mother died. When Boyd died last spring at age 29, Brown wanted the body cremated, but a month after the funeral, she got some unsettling news from Fountain Jordan Shepard Funeral Home.
Wife's Ashes Returned To Elgin Man After BurglaryRoger Stettner’s wife’s ashes were stolen in a June 6 burglary at his home.
Elgin Man Says Burglar Stole Box Containing Wife's Cremated RemainsA 73-year-old widower in Elgin says he feels like he's grieving all over again - now that a burglar has stolen the box with his wife's cremated remains.
Ashes For The Faithful Available 'To Go'If you don't have time to go to church on this Ash Wednesday, you might be able to get your ashes “to go.”
Ashes Of Hammond Woman Stolen In Home BurglaryA Hammond man said Friday that he wants the burglars who broke into his home to return his wife’s ashes.