Grave Reselling Scandal
After touring the now pristine cemetery, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said the change there over the past five years has been remarkable.
The alleged ringleader of the grave reselling scandal at Burr Oak Cemetery reported to prison on Monday to begin serving a 12-year sentence.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and State Sen. Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) were engaged in a war of words on Tuesday over proposed changes in state law overseeing cemeteries.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Monday that archeologists have uncovered bodies and bones in an unused section of the historic Burr Oak Cemetery, in far greater numbers than previously believed.