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  • Roanoke funeral director sanctioned for cremation mistake

    Roanoke funeral director sanctioned for cremation mistake
    A Roanoke funeral director is on probation for cremating a body too soon. Virginia's Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers has put Rodney Barrow on probation for six months. Barrow is a manager at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton.  He's accused of...
  • 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...
  • Police identify Virginia Tech shooter

    Police identify Virginia Tech shooter
    Friday recap: Virginia State Police have identified the gunman who they say killed a Virginia Tech police officer and himself Thursday. Investigators say Ross Truett Ashley of Radford shot and killed officer Deriek Crouse, and then took his own life....
  • Dissolving The Dead

    Dissolving The Dead
    The process is called Resomation and it's being called an alternative to burial or cremation. It's basically a machine that can dissolve a body in about 3 hours. The Anderson-McQueen Funeral Home in St. Petersberg Florida is one of the only funeral...
  • Visitation & Funeral Set For Groom-To-Be & Bride's Brother Crash Victims

    Visitation & Funeral Set For Groom-To-Be & Bride's Brother Crash Victims
    The visitation and funeral arrangements have been announced for the victims killed in a fatal traffic accident Thursday evening, who were slated to be the groom and the bride's brother in a Saturday wedding. The Dykstra Funeral Home In Holland said...
  • Medical Examiner Says Wes Leonard Died Due To An Enlarged Heart

    Medical Examiner Says Wes Leonard Died Due To An Enlarged Heart
    Wes Leonard, a standout player for the Fennville High School basketball team, suddenly collapsed on the court shortly after winning Thursday night's game. David Start, Chief Medical Examiner for Ottawa county says the autopsy results show Wes died of...
  • Patriot Guard Numbers Rise Across Pennsylvania

    Patriot Guard Numbers Rise Across Pennsylvania
    As Westboro Baptist Church protesters gain more attention across the country, membership numbers for the Patriot Guard riders equally rise. Patriot guards are volunteers that stand for honor and protect service men and women's funerals from unwanted...
  • Hundreds gather for Deriek Crouse's Viewing

    Hundreds gather for Deriek Crouse's Viewing
    Family, friends, fellow officers, and total strangers are paying their respects to the Virginia Tech officer killed Thursday in the line of duty. Flags flew at half staff at Horne Funeral Home in Christiansburg in honor of Officer Deriek Crouse....
  • Funeral held for Officer Crouse in Blacksburg

    Funeral held for Officer Crouse in Blacksburg
    Thousands came out to say goodbye to a fallen hero. Virginia Tech police officer Deriek Crouse was shot and killed in his police cruiser last Thursday, while on a traffic stop on campus. Police identified Ross Ashley, a Radford student, as the shooter. ...
  • Another Family Files Complaint Over KCMO Funeral Home

    Another Family Files Complaint Over KCMO Funeral Home
    Today was closing day for a troubled Kansas City, Missouri, funeral home being shut down by the state for a myriad of problems, and for two metro residents who say that the Marts Funeral Home mishandled their father's ashes, the closure isn't exactly...
  • St. Joseph County fatal crash could lead to charges

    St. Joseph County fatal crash could lead to charges
    The underage driver of an SUV that got into an accident this past weekend in St. Joseph County and killing his 12-year-old friend could face charges. Cory Downhour, 12, died early Saturday morning. He was a 7th grader at Greene Intermediate School....
  • Burb's Eye View: Remembering loved ones over the holidays

    When you’re trying to heal, you don’t always think about how the healing happens, or the forms it takes. You just want it done so the pain stops and you can return to whatever normal used to feel like. Throughout the chapel at Valley...