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  • Naperville man dies of suspected heroin overdose

    Naperville man dies of suspected heroin overdose
    Heroin appears to have claimed the life of another young person in Naperville, police said. Just days after losing their son, the family of 20-year-old John C. Kacena already is looking to help other parents whose children are struggling with addiction,...
  • Body of Crystal Lake sailor killed in Colorado movie shooting spree returns home

    Body of Crystal Lake sailor killed in Colorado movie shooting spree returns home
    Dozens of mourners gathered outside a Crystal Lake funeral home today as the remains of John Larimer were returned home after the Navy intelligence officer was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting last week. Some mourners stood with their...
  • Baltimore Orioles casket, Ravens funerals featured on ESPN

    Baltimore Orioles casket, Ravens funerals featured on ESPN
    A Baltimore funeral home  is among those featured in an ESPN campaign from Academy-Award-winning director Errol Morris that launched today. The project, which includes 15-, 30- and 60-second trailers as well as a short documentary, looks at sports-themed...
  • Couple helps other parents with cost of school supplies

    Couple helps other parents with cost of school supplies
    Earlier this summer, Dan and Heather Simons started adding up the cost of school supplies for their son, who is entering first grade. Glue stick, binder, crayons, lunch box — plus a backpack to carry everything — could easily run $20 to $30....
  • Can pacemakers be used twice?

    Can pacemakers be used twice?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People in developing countries with heart problems may not be able to afford new pacemakers, but a new study suggests devices removed during autopsies may have enough remaining battery life to be donated and used again....
  • Funeral home cleared during slain rapper's service

    Funeral home cleared during slain rapper's service
    Chicago police cleared out a Southwest Side funeral home today after a large group of friends of slain rap artist Lil Jojo gathered around his casket and nearly knocked it over. The scene drew outrage from relatives of the slain 18-year-old and other...
  • New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin

    New state laws on car seats, chemotherapy coverage begin
    A raft of new state laws take effect Monday, imposing new requirements from the car seat to the hearse. Children under 8 years old will be required to sit in a booster seat or child seat until they reach a certain height — the Maryland...
  • Seniors grow old under debt

    Seniors grow old under debt
    Norman Harvel is growing old under a mountain of debt. At 60, Harvel faces medical and credit card bills topping $80,000. Yet Harvel is unable to work, having been injured at a job site more a decade ago. The former building maintenance worker now...
  • Melvin B. Lowe Jr., floral designer

    Melvin B. Lowe Jr., floral designer
    Melvin B. Lowe Jr., a floral designer and funeral home attendant who was also a partner in a special-events and decorating company, died Sept. 27 of renal failure at his Washington home. The one-time Northeast Baltimore resident was 47. "Melvin was a...
  • Drew Peterson attends mother's funeral

    Drew Peterson attends mother's funeral
    Drew Peterson spent a few moments beside his mother's casket at a Darien funeral home this week, a low-profile visit granted by Will County Jail officials. Peterson, who last month was convicted of murdering his third wife, spent about 15 minutes at...
  • Maryland braces for Sandy

    Maryland braces for Sandy
    As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters...