| Jun 13, 2011
| 2:50 PM
H. Florene Gardner, 88, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 9, 2011, in Camarillo, after a brief illness.
Florene was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma, on August 23, 1922, to Homer and Opal Robb. The family would eventually move to California and...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Quadruple murder suspect David Laffer, the man police believe shot and killed four people in cold blood at a Long Island pharmacy earlier this week, pleaded not guilty in court Thursday to murder charges.
Laffer, 33, along with his wife Melinda Brady...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 4:23 PM
County Councilwoman Courtney Watson said at a public hearing Monday night that she would support including the Columbia Association's 26 swimming pools in her bill to forgive local property taxes for six private, nonprofit Howard swim clubs — if...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Saying she was "disturbed and discouraged and disappointed," Cook County board president Toni Preckwinkle promised to "overhaul" the medical examiner's office -- and fire some workers -- because of crowded conditions in the morgue.
"I've been as...
| Feb 13, 2012
Everybody knows that anything goes with "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks. She stops by to talk about everything from motherhood, to career, and her new venture as a funeral home owner...and ofcourse sound off on her castmates and...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:42 AM
A funeral for the late Whitney Houston will reportedly take place in her hometown of Newark, N.J.
According to the Newark Star Ledger, funeral arrangements for Houston are being planned for Newark's Prudential Center Friday.
Earlier reports said Whigham...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:20 PM
It's a fitting goodbye for a superstar with down home roots. Flown by Tyler Perry's private plane from LA to Newark, Whitney Houston's body arrived at the local funeral home in a golden hearse, accompanied by her Grammy Award winning mother Cissy, and...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Friends and family of Whitney Houston are preparing to say one final goodbye to the superstar on Saturday - and the city of Newark is preparing as well.
The service will be private, but Whitney Houston's millions of fans worldwide will be able to watch...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Living right across the street from a funeral home brings death close to Tammy Ellis' home, but seeing what she has from her kitchen is making it closer to her home than she ever imagined. She said she often sees bodies, uncovered, on gurneys.
| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Officials with the Indiana State Department of Health have confirmed another case of measles in Central Indiana Monday.
The total number of confirmed cases has increased to 14. Health officials said the most recent case was reported on February 17 by...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:20 AM
A South Side woman has sued the struggling funeral home that was supposed to handle her mother’s funeral, claiming the business kept her mother’s body for more than 40 days after the funeral until the funeral home was shut down last week by...