| May 20, 2009
(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...
| May 21, 2009
| 5:54 PM
The week after a smuggler's boat capsized and the bodies of nine Haitian migrants were found floating in the ocean, three remain unidentified. But the local Haitian community has decided they will not go unclaimed.
Fritz Gerald Duvigneaud and others want...
| Jul 1, 2009
A second victim of a two-car crash in Kalamazoo County last night has died.
Betty Laws, 82, of Kalamazoo was pronounced dead at 10:50 a.m. today at Borgess Hospital from injuries suffered in the collision that killed Robert Laws, 83, of Kalamazoo.
| Jul 1, 2009
New Orleans prep coaching legend Johnny Altobello died last night at the age of 89.
Altobello won 12 state championships, 8 in basketball and 4 in baseball, at De la Salle and St Aloysius high schools.
He won 16 basketball district titles and 7 district...
| Jul 2, 2009
Investigators are looking into a shooting outside the Brookside Memorial Park Funeral Home Thursday night.
According to witnesses, around 8 p.m., a person was shot in the head and chest in the parking lot of the funeral home.
A pastor told 39 News...
| May 27, 2009
(WGN-AM)- Dead bodies in a funeral home aren't unusual, unless they're in a funeral home which has been vacant possibly for years.
The discovery occured when leaders of the Northlake Church of Christ visited a former funeral home they recently bought in...
| Jul 6, 2010
| 3:58 PM
Public Visitation will be Saturday, July 10, 2010 at the Wharton Funeral Home located at 515 E. Boling Hwy., Wharton, Texas from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The funeral will take place Sunday, July 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wharton Civic Center located...
| Jul 20, 2010
| 2:56 PM
There is a new development in a report FOX 4 first brought you on Friday about Mount Washington Forever Funeral Home closing. People who paid for pre-arranged funerals said they are left holding worthless certificates. Another funeral home is trying to...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 7:38 AM
CHICAGO -- Forget his blue suede shoes -- now you can own the instruments used in Elivs Presley's autopsy and embalming.
The tools are going up for auction in Chicago, including the "John Doe" toe tag used after the original was stolen amid the chaos...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 2:33 AM
A month ago Jesse D. Reed sent his dad a picture of a half dozen soldiers sitting in a hole a roadside bomb had blasted out of the earth in Afghanistan.
"We already lost several trucks," the Army specialist told his father, David Reed. "But don't worry,...
| Jul 30, 2010
A Lafayette attorney and funeral home director will chair the governing board for the public hospital to be built in New Orleans.
LSU System President John Lombardi named Elaine Abell on Thursday to chair the University Medical Center Management Corp....
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:55 PM
The parking lot of Schaefer-Shipman Funeral Home in Marysville will be the site of a kids train, a bouncy house, clowns, face painting, free hot dogs and soda, and pet adoptions by N.O.A.H. on Saturday.
The Everett Herald reports, the block party will...