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  • DNA proves Gacy "victim" was misidentified

    DNA proves Gacy "victim" was misidentified
    John Wayne Gacy murdered 33 young men and boys in the late 1970's; but one boy previously identified as a Gacy victim has been removed from that list, thanks to new DNA evidence. Michael Marino was reported missing 36 years ago this week. A body was...
  • Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny

    Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny
    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....
  • Files reveal depth of abuses at Joliet Diocese

    Files reveal depth of abuses at Joliet Diocese
    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...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Bachmann mixes up John Wayne and John Wayne Gacy

    On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles  • A flake mistake? Bachmann mixes...
  • Sheriff barred from digging for more Gacy victims

     
    Nearly two decades after John Wayne Gacy’s execution, Cook County sheriff’s officials hope to excavate the backyard of a Northwest Side apartment building in their …...
  • Window of time for redeveloping old Joliet prison is closing, expert says

     
    If Joliet officials want to redevelop a shuttered prison they will have to turn their attention to preserving what's left first. That was the message during …...
  • John Wayne Gacy victim is identified -- 35 years after death

     
    John Wayne Gacy: Law enforcement officials have now identified one of the still unnamed victims found stowed in the crawlspace of Gacy's Chicago-area home. He was later executed for killing 33 boys and men....
  • After prosecuting Paris Hilton, Vegas man faces drug charges

     
    Paris Hilton prosecutor arrested: The Las Vegas prosecutor who handled the drug case against Paris Hilton has pleaded guilty to his own drug charge....
  • Phoenix-area 'Baseline Killer' sentenced to death for 9 slayings

     
    Baseline Killer sentenced: The man convicted of being the "Baseline Killer" who terrorized the Phoenix area a few years ago was sentenced to death Wednesday....
  • Former Glen Ellyn man stunned that family feared he was Gacy victim

     
    After Ted Szal ran out on his family near Chicago 35 years ago, he had no idea his relatives feared for decades he had been …...
  • Another man thought to be Gacy victim is alive

     
    A man who disappeared 1977 and whose family feared he was a victim of John Wayne Gacy has been found living in Oregon, officials said …...