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  • 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...
  • Lawsuit Alleges Body Mishandled Before Funeral

    Family members of a Houma man have filed a lawsuit, claiming that an organ donation agency and other businesses that handled the 53-year-old man's body allowed it to decompose and forced them to have a closed-casket ceremony. The suit says the body of...
  • Woman Discovers Mother's Ashes Were Actually Crushed Seashells

    (WGN-AM)- For nearly three years, Marisol Villareal kept what she thought were her mother's cremated remains surrounded by family photos and Mother's Day cards on a computer desk in her East Chicago, Ind. home. But in June, Villarreal discovered that her...
  • Funeral Directors Overwhelmed With Calls After Burr Oak Revelations

    (WGN-AM)- Funeral directors dealing with the aftermath of the Burr Oak Cemetery scandal told a newly created task force Thursday that victims are besieging them for death records and that cemeteries across the state must be better regulated. "We've...
  • 7/29: Deaths in Central Florida

    Brevard THOMAS J. BELL JR., 67, Rockledge, died Saturday. East Coast Cremation, Rockledge. MILDRED L. KENNY, 81, Melbourne, died Sunday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne. RUSTY LOCKE, 34, West Melbourne, died Friday. Brownlie-Maxwell Funeral...
  • Family Sues After Funeral Home Poorly Prepared Body

    Family Sues After Funeral Home Poorly Prepared Body
    The family of a New York City man who died in his sleep are suing a Bronx funeral home after they say the corpse wasn't "properly prepared" for the wake, PIX News has learned. Fernando Maldonado, 43, was suffering from multiple health problems when he...
  • Storm Related Accident Tears Family Up

    Storm Related Accident Tears Family Up
    A freak accident during Sunday's storms has torn a young family up. Brian Michael, 35, was on his way home from getting paint when a tree branch collapsed on his car, killing him. A family friend and his two year old little girl named Isabella were in...
  • Daily Press High School Athlete of the Decade: Francena McCorory

    Daily Press High School Athlete of the Decade: Francena McCorory
    She ran track for the longest time because it occupied her afternoons and weekends, and it kept her out of trouble. She threatened to quit, oh, about a thousand times. Fortunately, Francena McCorory never grew tired of the sport, nor...
  • Wellington mother remembers son as a 'pure soul'

    The things everyone else is wondering about don't matter so much in the living room of Lili Wilson's hushed home. Here, for now, there is no wrangling about the machinations of criminal justice or the wealthy man whose Bentley smashed her son's car last...
  • DJ AM's Remains Moved to Local Funeral Home

    DJ AM's Remains Moved to Local Funeral Home
    According to reports, the body of DJ AM, also known as Adam Goldstein, has been transferred to a local funeral home in New York. The 36-year-old celebrity disc jockey, who was found dead in his SoHo apartment after an apparent drug overdose on Friday,...