Historians have raised questions about a road reconstruction project in the Dunning neighborhood, because they believe there’s a good chance crews will find hundreds of caskets from when the area was a cemetery.
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A team of archaeologists has been excavating the yard of a west suburban home for the past two weeks, after the residents unearthed several graves from a 19th century cemetery.
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A man has been charged with stealing dozens of grave markers from Chicago area cemeteries.
Police say Cedar Park Cemetery in Calumet Park is getting hit hard by thieves looking to cash in on bronze grave markers. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
A Cook County commissioner wants the county sheriff to take over some of the duties of burying indigent and unidentified people, after a backlog at the county morgue led to more than 300 bodies being stacked up at the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office earlier this year.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says he is fed up, after yet another problem at a south suburban cemetery.
Eleven bodies that had been stockpiled at a suburban cemetery were put to rest Saturday under the supervision of the Cook County Sheriff’s Department. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Two suburban teenagers are in hot water with the law, after police say boredom led them to ransack a Crystal Lake cemetery.
Another Burr Oak Cemetery employee has been linked to criminal activity in cemeteries, this time involving the theft of decorative urns.
A Cook County commissioner will propose at tomorrow’s board meeting that the county do a better job of burying the indigent and unidentifiable.
Cook County sheriff’s officials have found bodies stacked on top of each other – some buried eight at a time, at a south suburban cemetery.
omeone vandalized a Chicago cemetery over the weekend, tipping over several grave markers and monuments and pulling up several flags placed at the grave sites of veterans.
Three youths have been charged with vandalizing two northwest suburban cemeteries, after allegedly knocking over dozens of headstones over the Halloween weekend.
First, dozens of headstones were vandalized. Then, dozens of cars were smashed up in driveways all across McHenry. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.