'Alarmed And Disappointed': State Lawmaker Responds To Oak Woods Cemetery Flooding, DamageA state lawmaker said he was "alarmed and disappointed,” Monday after seeing CBS 2 reports on problems, like flooding and water damage, at Oak Woods cemetery on the south side.
'He Deserves Better': Cemetery Flooding Leaves Daughters Without Proper Burial For Their FatherCharles Goosby died three years ago. He was cremated, and his remains were supposed to be placed in a mausoleum at Oak Woods Cemetery.
Oak Woods Cemetery Reopens, But Families Still Wondering Why It Was Closed In The First PlaceLast week, the owners of Oak Woods Cemetery abruptly shut the gates and kept mourners out. Those gates reopened Friday, but many families still have questions.
Cemetery Owners Blame Closure On Inclement Weather, Visitors Want Answers The cemetery blamed the incident on inclement weather, but it was a sunny weekend.
'Again, They Were Disrespecting Us': Sisters Upset With Cemetery Over Mother's Flooded Grave"They buried my mother in a mud-ridden sink hole. And wanted us to stand there and witness that. And not complain."
Mother Mad At Cemetery After Son's Grave Is Flooded"When they lowered my son in the grave and hundreds of people were out here. We were all witnessing the water pouring in from around the front and the sides."
Chicago Home To Monument To Thousands Of Confederate SoldiersIt hasn’t generally been taught in Chicago schools, but the city is home to a memorial to Confederate soldiers, at a cemetery in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.