The Top Stories Of 2019 On CBSChicago.com2019 was a busy year in the news in Chicago – from a historic election that brought a new mayor into office to a scandal that forced a police superintendent out. But the Jussie Smollett saga was the big show-stopper here on CBSChicago.com.
Diseased Body Part Brokering Scheme Trial Put On Hold When Judge Doesn't Approve Plea DealIt's back to the drawing board for attorneys in the stomach-churning body part brokering case affecting hundreds of Illinois families thanks to a federal judge who just ground the case to a halt.
Father Duped In Alleged Black Market Body Part Brokering Scheme Wants Daughter's Body BackJohn Butsch is still waiting to lay his daughter to rest almost five years later after the horror of learning he was duped when donating her body for science.
Donald Greene, Charged In Alleged Black Market Body Part Brokering Scheme, Still Licensed Funeral Director In IllinoisA man facing federal charges of knowingly selling diseased donated body parts to medical researchers is still technically a funeral director in the state of Illinois.