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  • Local soldier laid to rest with full honors

    Six soldiers towered over the silver casket. With a quick snap of their wrists, they lifted the American flag draping it. Steadily and solemnly, they held it up. Off in the distance, seven soldiers dressed in their finest blue uniforms pointed...
  • Steve Levy: Leaderless in Suffolk?

     
    Given the puzzling decision of some editors here to have our "hyper-local" newspaper devote its cover for two straight days to fluffy wire stories about Barack Obama instead of the hate murder of a Hispanic immigrant in Patchogue, you......
  • CBS Sports mourns passing of executive Doug Towey

     
    CBS Sports is morning the death this Wednesday of long-time executive Doug Towey, who succumbed to cancer at age 61. The Hempstead native and Lloyd Neck resident was directly responsible for making "One Shining Moment" the quasi-official anthem of the.......
  • Wal-Mart wants to bury funeral homes

     
    No, this is not some kind of zany Halloween marketing hoax (at least that we know of): Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer is now selling... discount coffins. Not content to put the mom and pop stores out of business, the Bentonville, AR behemoth now...
  • Four Bodies Found at Closed Gary Funeral Home

    (WGN-AM) - The former owner of a funeral home in Gary, where four apparently abandoned bodies were discovered last week, had his license revoked in 2001 while at a South Side funeral home he owned. No charges have been filed in the Indiana case, but...
  • Alleged conspirator in San Gabriel Valley arson attacks dies in France

     
    Tyler James Johnson, a Caltech graduate student who fled the U.S. after authorities identified him as an alleged conspirator in a case involving arson attacks at several San Gabriel Valley car dealerships six years ago, has died. He was 30.......
  • Dawson: Dinner and a funeral

     
      I haven't eaten at Golden Corral buffet often, but every time I've enjoyed it – a wide array of meats, veggies, breads and desserts for a low price. Eric Holm, owner of 20-plus Corrals, has been extraordinarily generous to the community,...
  • Movie Review: Get Low

     
    The old man needs the ear of a preacher, just for a minute. “About time for me to get low,” he mutters. And it takes a minute for the minister (Gerald McRaney) and us to understand. Old Man Bush (Robert Duvall) is ready for death.  He's...
  • America's silly kid names

    When I heard that John McCain's running mate had children named Track, Willow, Bristol, Piper and Trig, I was floored. My reaction, like that of many of my acquaintances, was: Forget her views on religion, abortion, immigration or that bridge to nowhere,...
  • Merrill Lynch to Pay $18 Million to Funeral Fund

    (WGN-AM) - Merrill Lynch & Co. has agreed to pay $18 million to end a state investigation into its investment services to a troubled trust fund managed by the Illinois Funeral Directors Association, the state insurance division said. The money will be...
  • Memorial services held for fallen officer

    Memorial services held for fallen officer
    Memorial services are set for a Chicago Police Officer who was murdered last week in a robbery attempt in the Chatham neighborhood. Visitation for Thomas Wortham IV is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday at AR Leak & Sons Funeral Home. Additional...
  • Funeral Director Sentenced For Stealing Body Parts

    Funeral Director Sentenced For Stealing Body Parts
    NEWARK, N.J. ( WPIX) -- The New Jersey funeral director who pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting body parts for resale was sentenced Monday to five years in prison. Stephen Finley had pleaded guilty in February to desecrating human remains. Prosecutors...