| Jan 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Cook County sheriff's office is one step closer to searching a Northwest Side apartment building where serial killer John Wayne Gacy may have buried bodies or other evidence, a sheriff's spokesman said today.
The Cook County state's attorney's office...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Woe to Edgar Allan Poe. In life, the writer was ill-served by fortune: orphaned as a toddler, an indebted college dropout, Poe moved often, usually to dodge creditors. His beloved wife (and, um, first cousin) died in the Bronx at age 24; two years later...
| Mar 21, 2013
The Joliet Diocese readily admitted that David Rudofski was sexually abused during his first confession at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mokena. It offered him an in-person apology from the bishop and more than six times his annual salary in the hope of...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Ft. Hood, the Texas base that was the site of the worst mass shooting on a military installation, shares a similar sad chapter with Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where one of the worst civilian shooting massacres took place.
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
It's easy enough to see Yannis Pappas for free. The Brooklyn-born comedian has performed widely onstage and on TV, but two of his most prolific acts are characters who star in YouTube videos: Greek restaurant owner (and chain-smoking video blogger) Mr....
| Jun 27, 2011
| 7:37 PM
No one can carry water for the GOP and suck up to conservatives like Sean Hannity. And Monday night, he was at the top of his game "interviewing" the GOP's hottest candidate, Michele Bachmann, while mending the 24-hour rift between her and Fox News....
| Mar 17, 2011
John Wayne Gacy is one of America's most notorious serial killers. He is responsible for killing 33 young men and boys. But many investigators say they believe there are more victims out there. A former Chicago Police detective says he thinks he knows...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:41 AM
John Wayne Gacy, one of America's most notorious serial killers, was responsible for killing 33 young men and boys. But some investigators say they believe there are more victims, and a former Chicago Police detective says he thinks he knows where and...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:21 AM
| May 13, 2011
| 5:59 AM
For those of you who suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia, the fear of Friday the 13th, or triskaidekaphobia, the fear of the number 13, today is the only Friday the 13th this year. What is to fear from Friday the 13th or the number 13, you may ask?...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Two months ago, WGN brought you the story of a retired police detective, who says there could be more victims of John Wayne Gacy, buried on the northwest side of Chicago.
The Cook County Sherrif's Dept said it would consider reopening the investigation....