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Burr Oak Investigation

Burr Oak Workers Lose Jobs As Cemetery Runs Out Of Money

SouthtownStar | LAUREN FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Burr Oak's remaining eight workers have been laid off since Friday when the cemetery's receiver learned in court he couldn't make payroll, the Southto...

Authorities Stop Collecting Evidence At Desecrated Burr OakAuthorities Stop Collecting Evidence At Desecrated Burr Oak

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ALSIP, Ill. — Investigators stopped collecting evidence Friday at a historic black cemetery in suburban Chicago where workers allegedly dug up c...

Cops Dropped Burr Oak Case In 2005 Despite Finding Human Bones

Chicago Tribune | Kim Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alsip police found human bones and shattered vaults dumped in plain view at Burr Oak Cemetery four years ago but detectives dropped the case within a ...

Burr Oak Update: Cook County To Sue Cemetery Owners, Over 200 Bones Found

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to sue the owners of a historic black cemetery in suburban Chicago to recover the...