An autopsy was conducted Friday on the body of a lottery winner who died from cyanide poisoning last year, after his body was exhumed for further testing, but the results of those tests won’t be completed for a few weeks.
The Halloween Spirit is upon us and what is more ghostly than a visit to a cemetery? In the spirit of the season, take a step closer to the end and tour one of Chicagoland’s famously haunted cemeteries.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $7.7 million plan to turn 21 acres of woods and wetlands at Rosehill Cemetery into a “mini-Morton Arboretum” sailed through a City Council committee Tuesday despite concern about maintenance and acquisition costs.
The mayor is seeking city approval to spend $7.8 million — which would come from tax increment financing and tax-exempt bonds — to acquire the land in the northwest corner of the cemetery, roughly Peterson and Western.
A man was robbed by a pair of suspects wielding a meat cleaver in the North Side’s Arcadia Terrace neighborhood overnight.