Mother Charged With Trying To Suffocate DaughterA 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.
Poisoned Lottery Winner's Body Exhumed For AutopsyAn 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 Best Haunted Graveyard Tours In ChicagoThe 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.
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.
City To Buy Unused Cemetery Land For Nature PreserveThe 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.
Man Robbed With Meat Cleaver On Quiet Block Near Rosehill CemeteryA man was robbed by a pair of suspects wielding a meat cleaver in the North Side’s Arcadia Terrace neighborhood overnight.