| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:58 PM
There`s a new push to investigate an area where some believe there are more victims of John Wayne Gacy buried.
Cook County State’s Attorney`s office denied the sheriff`s request for a search warrant several weeks ago for a location on the...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
The trial is winding down in the sexual assault trial of Raymond Kasper.
The 49-year old nephew of serial killer John Wayne Gacy is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse against a girl under the age of 13....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 12:49 PM
Raymond Kasper, the nephew of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, was convicted in McHenry County THursday of multiple counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse and predatory criminal sexual assault against a 12-year-old girl.
He was cleared of one count...
| Aug 21, 2012
Talk stories make you call a friend, tap a co-worker on the shoulder or send an email to a buddy: “Hey, did you see that story in the Tribune about the guy who stole Steve Jobs’ iPad?” Or the one about the historical marker installed...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 8:07 PM
If you only know Walter Jacobson in his current incarnation — co-anchoring the 6 p.m. news on WBBM-Ch. 2 with his longtime colleague/pal Bill Kurtis — you do not know Walter Jacobson at all and cannot appreciate what a long and distinguished...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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 …...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
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 …...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:35 PM
With 2011 in the books, TribLocal decided to take a look back and highlight the most popular stories of the year. Overall, extreme weather produced …...