Photos: Residents Protest Disruptive Mt. Hope Funeral Processions
Almost 200 residents of Morgan Park, Mt. Greenwood and surrounding communities participated in a silent protest against Mt. Hope Cemetery.
They say they have had enough.
Residents who live in the areas around Mt. Home Cemetery, 11500 South Fairfield Ave., say they have seen a steady increase in the number of disruptive funeral processions making their way into and out of the cemetery.
Many of the protesters, who staged a silent demonstration 300 feet from the cemetery entrance, say that the processions often involve gang affiliated individuals and cause serious problems for the neighborhood.
Check back later for full coverage of the protest and the issues surrounding the cemetery.