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  • Haunted house includes John Wayne Gacy room

    Haunted house includes John Wayne Gacy room
    Rob Zombie expects some backlash for the John Wayne Gacy-inspired room in his Great American Nightmare haunted house at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park. The space brings guests into Gacy’s living room and features an actor in Gacy’s...
  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • 13 things you should know about Friday the 13th

    13 things you should know about Friday the 13th
    Are you afraid of Friday the 13th? Then you may be one of 21 million Americans who suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia, or a paralyzing fear of Friday the 13th. Here are 13 more tidbits about Friday the 13th that may convince you to shut the doors and...
  • Insane Clown Posse sues Justice Department over gang designation

    Insane Clown Posse sues Justice Department over gang designation
    Federal investigators have come down with a case of coulrophobia and now have to explain how the fear of clowns and their fans is not a violation of the U.S. Constitution: The Insane Clown Posse, a hip-hop rap duo, and their fans, known as Juggalos, are...
  • Scene of Ft. Hood carnage, like Sandy Hook, to be demolished

    Scene of Ft. Hood carnage, like Sandy Hook, to be demolished
    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. In both...
  • Review: 'Hannibal's' next course is tastier than the last

    Serial killer dramas are strange and guilty pleasures. Whether penned by a master or cranked out by a hack, there is no beauty and little insight to be gained from the story of an actual socio- or psychopath, beyond the obvious horror that such people...
  • Memorial planned for anthropologist who helped identify Gacy victims

    Memorial planned for anthropologist who helped identify Gacy victims
    A memorial service will be held later this year for Clyde Snow, a noted forensic anthropologist who has worked on some of the most famous cases in the world — including in Chicago. Snow, 86, died of lung cancer and emphysema May 16 in Norman,...
  • Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72

    Longtime WGN Radio crime reporter Larry Schreiner dies at age 72
    Former WGN radio reporter Larry Schreiner, a legendary crime reporter who covered the John Wayne Gacy serial killings, the Palatine murders and the death of Mayor Harold Washington, passed away Thursday night of cardiac arrest, according to his son Mark...
  • Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets

    Clyde Snow dies at 86; forensic anthropologist read old bones' secrets
    When Clyde Snow testified at the 2006 genocide trial of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the defendant confronted him with a question Snow futilely yearned to answer. As one of the world's foremost forensic anthropologists, the wisecracking, chain-smoking...
  • Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011

    Pop Culture 101: Final Exam 2011
    Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
  • For GOP voters, a $10,000 question

    For GOP voters, a $10,000 question
    Here's another $10,000 wager for which Mitt Romney won't find many takers: We bet the public is disappointed with the choices for president of the United States in 2012. That's a pretty remarkable circumstance given that the general election is still...