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Gay Couple Plans 'Kiss-In' At Suburban Restaurant After Alleged Homophobia

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Frankie Nielson and his boyfriend Danny Hankes decided to share a quiet meal at the LaFiesta Azteca Restaurant in south suburban Alsip a few week...

Burr Oak Cemetery: Thousands Of Bodies Over Capacity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If the prospect of graves being dug up, double-stacked and destroyed was not unsettling enough, the Associated Press reported Tuesday that the Burr Oa...

Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal: More Bodies Found

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Officials at a historic black cemetery in suburban Chicago where former workers allegedly dug up graves in a scheme to resell burial p...

Emmett Till's Original Casket Found Rusting In Shack At Burr Oak Cemetery

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ALSIP, Ill. — Some horrified relatives who searched Friday for loved ones' plots at a historic black cemetery at the center of a gravedigging sc...

Burr Oak Cemetery: 4 Charged With Dismembering At Least 300 Bodies In Graveyard Scam

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ALSIP, Ill. — (AP) Three gravediggers and a cemetery manager unearthed hundreds of corpses from a historic black cemetery south of Chicago, dump...

Burr Oak Cemetery Alsip, IL: 4 Accused Of Digging Up Bodies For Profit

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ALSIP, Ill. — Three gravediggers and a cemetery manager unearthed hundreds of corpses from a historic black cemetery south of Chicago, dumping s...