| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:48 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:32 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2012
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...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 1:08 PM
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,...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:27 PM
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.
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:20 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:15 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
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.
| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Feb 23, 2012
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...