Ill. Supreme Court stops grave relocation for O'Hare expansion

October 27, 2010

The court issued a stay for St. Johannes Cemetery filed by opponents of the expansion.

The city's aviation department didn't have a date Wednesday night on how long the stay will last.

Earlier this year, the city was granted possession of the cemetery which sits off O'Hare runway 10-left 28-right.

An estimated 1,200 graves had been ordered moved to make way for the new runway.

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