Rosehill Cemetery

Mary Ryan (Credit: Chicago Police)

Mother Charged With Trying To Suffocate Daughter

A woman drove her daughter to Rosehill Cemetery, tried to suffocate the 4-year-old with a plastic bag, then trieed to kill herself before changing her mind, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.

04/29/2014

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Body Exhumed For Autopsy

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.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2013

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The Best Haunted Graveyard Tours In Chicago

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.

10/27/2012

May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery. (RosehillCemetery.com)

City Council Panel OKs Plan To Turn Unused Rosehill Cemetery Land Into Park

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.

09/27/2011

May Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery. (RosehillCemetery.com)

City To Buy Unused Cemetery Land For Nature Preserve

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.

09/12/2011

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Man Robbed With Meat Cleaver On Quiet Block Near Rosehill Cemetery

A man was robbed by a pair of suspects wielding a meat cleaver in the North Side’s Arcadia Terrace neighborhood overnight.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011