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  • Better not die in Louisiana, unless you want to pay a premium for your coffin

    Better not die in Louisiana, unless you want to pay a premium for your coffin
    I was shocked to learn that when someone dies and wants to be buried in a coffin in Louisiana there is only one group of people you can buy that coffin from: members of the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.   You see, only this...
  • 'Dead' Baby Wakes Up Moments Before Its Own Burial

    'Dead' Baby Wakes Up Moments Before Its Own Burial
    A baby girl who doctors declared dead was moments from her burial when she awoke and started crying at a Brazilian funeral home. According to police, the newborn was delivered Tuesday by a 14-year-old mother who was only seven months pregnant. Doctors at...
  • Visitation Begins for Former Kentwood Mayor Who Passed Away

    Visitation Begins for Former Kentwood Mayor Who Passed Away
    Just days after stepping down as Kentwood’s long time mayor, Richard Root died last week.  Monday, the community began paying its final respects at a visitation for the beloved public servant. Person after person filed into the Matthysse Kuiper...
  • Stockton Funeral Home Under Fire

    Stockton Funeral Home Under Fire
    More misdeeds are being revealed about the Thompson Memorial Chapel in Stockton, which is the subject of a District Attorney complaint involving elderly fraud. Stella Williams says the funeral home inexplicably failed to deliver the body of her brother...
  • 10-year-old girl's death stuns small town

    10-year-old girl's death stuns small town
    RIDGE FARM, Ill.—A line of cars rolled slowly past Ridge Farm Elementary School Wednesday and into Crown Hill Cemetery for the burial of 10-year-old Ashlynn Conner. Many of Ashlynn’s classmates stood clutching powder-blue balloons beside...
  • Arrangements set for bicyclist killed by dump truck

    Arrangements set for bicyclist killed by dump truck
    Funeral arrangements have been made public for a bicyclist killed when she was run over by a dump truck Friday night. Jacqueline Marie Michon died after she slipped under a dump truck stopped at a stoplight at 227 N. Wabash Ave. about 10:45 p.m. Friday,...
  • Ashes of 1,639 People Buried in Common Grave in L.A. Cemetery

    Ashes of 1,639 People Buried in Common Grave in L.A. Cemetery
    BOYLE HEIGHTS, Calif. -- The ashes of more than 1,600 people who have never been identified or whose bodies were never claimed were buried Wednesday morning in a simple ceremony that has become a poignant custom in Los Angeles each December. The ashes...
  • No Public Funeral For Whitney Houston

    No Public Funeral For Whitney Houston
    It's a fitting goodbye for a superstar with down home roots. Flown by Tyler Perry's private plane from LA to Newark, Whitney Houston's body arrived at the local funeral home in a golden hearse, accompanied by her Grammy Award winning mother Cissy, and...
  • Star-Studded 'Once In A Lifetime Musical Tribute' Planned For Whitney Houston Funeral

    Star-Studded 'Once In A Lifetime Musical Tribute' Planned For Whitney Houston Funeral
    Friends and family of Whitney Houston are preparing to say one final goodbye to the superstar on Saturday - and the city of Newark is preparing as well. The service will be private, but Whitney Houston's millions of fans worldwide will be able to watch...
  • Fox59 investigation finds company mishandling remains

    Fox59 investigation finds company mishandling remains
    Living right across the street from a funeral home brings death close to Tammy Ellis' home, but seeing what she has from her kitchen is making it closer to her home than she ever imagined. She said she often sees bodies, uncovered, on gurneys. "You...
  • Cases of measles in Central Indiana rise to 14

    Cases of measles in Central Indiana rise to 14
    Officials with the Indiana State Department of Health have confirmed another case of measles in Central Indiana Monday. The total number of confirmed cases has increased to 14.  Health officials said the most recent case was reported on February 17 by...
  • Online Dish: Who Leaked Photo of Whitney Houston in Open Casket Now Plastered on Nat'l Enquirer?

    Online Dish: Who Leaked Photo of Whitney Houston in Open Casket Now Plastered on Nat'l Enquirer?
    Whitney Houston's death shocked fans but now they are even more shocked and outraged after the National Enquirer plastered a pictured of the iconic singer in her open casket on its cover. The morbid and disturbing photo, somehow taken inside the family's...