(credit: CBS)

Mom Pleads For Thief To Return Necklace With Daughter’s Ashes Inside

“There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about her,” says Karen Brown about her daughter.


(credit: Costa Mesa Police Department)

$1,000 Reward For Ashes Nabbed From OC Widow’s Home

A $1,000 reward is being offered for ashes taken during a burglary at a widow’s home.


(credit: Costa Mesa Police Department)

OC Widow Begs Thief To Return Urn Containing Husband’s Ashes

A widow is desperate to get back her husband’s ashes after a thief ransacked her home last week.


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Woman’s Ashes Found In Parking Lot; Family Reportedly Doesn’t Want Them

A woman who found a box of cremated ashes in a supermarket parking lot was shocked to learn that the deceased person’s family reportedly doesn’t want the ashes back.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2013

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Surfer Finds Urn Containing Ashes Of SoCal Woman On Hawaii Beach

A surfer discovered a funeral urn containing the ashes of a Southern California woman on the shores of Diamond Head in Hawaii.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

(credit: Kamakura Family)

Ashes Stolen In Sylmar Home Invasion Returned

A Sylmar woman who issued a public plea for the return of her mother’s ashes after they were stolen in a home invasion says they were returned to her on Monday.


(credit: Kamakura Family)

Family’s Plea: Return Mother’s Ashes Stolen In Home Invasion

A Sylmar woman is pleading with the intruders who broke into her family’s home Monday to return the ashes of her late mother.


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Man’s Ashes Left Behind At Ocean Beach Car Wash

The ashes of a man who was cremated 17 years ago was left behind at a car wash in Ocean Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2012

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Police Seek Owner Of Urn Dropped Off By Transient At El Monte Church

The mystery surrounding the owner of an urn, filled with what appears to be cremated remains, continues to puzzle police Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2012

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‘Dictator’ Sacha Baron Cohen Pours Ashes On Ryan Seacrest During Oscar Arrivals

Best actor nominees George Clooney and Jean Dujardin hit the Academy Award red carpet Sunday night to the delight of fans in the bleachers outside the Hollywood & Highland Center, the first group of nominees to arrive for the ceremony under a cool but glorious California sky.


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Stolen Car With Woman’s Mother’s Ashes Returned

The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department announced Saturday that a stolen car containing an Oregon woman’s mother’s ashes has been recovered.


(credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department)

Car Stolen From Norwalk Parking Lot With Woman’s Ashes Inside

A woman is pleading for the return of her car after it was stolen Thursday with her mother’s cremated remains inside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2012

Lynn Merchant is grieving the loss of her husband. Now she is also mourning the fact someone stole his ashes. (credit: CBS)

Thieves Steal GPS, Camera, Ashes Of Grieving Arcadia Woman’s Late Husband

Lynn Merchant has already gone through the devastating loss of her husband Robert.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2011

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Cremains Of 1,440 Unclaimed LA Residents To Be Buried In Mass Grave

The cremains of 1,440 people whose remains were never claimed will be buried tomorrow in a mass grave.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/07/2010