| 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....
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Seattle Police officers from the West Precinct arrested high-violent offender Freddie Kibby Sunday afternoon at an apartment on Eastlake Ave.
They learned he was there through information they developed during the search for him. Officers sid he was...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced this morning that a previously unidentified victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has been identified through DNA.
Using DNA technology that has only been available in recent years as well as other identifiers,...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:18 AM
John Wayne Gacy was convicted of killing 33 young men and was executed in 1993, but new details in the case may indicate that Gacy did not act alone.
“I felt from the beginning that there may be loose ends. It was such a huge case that mesmerized...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart tells WGN news information he's gotten from two attorneys who think serial killer John Wayne Gacy didn't act alone is worth further examination.
The Chicago lawyers who spoke to WGN’s Larry Potash in his report Thursday...
| Mar 11, 2012
In 1992, the acerbic polymath Mike Kelley took a teaching position at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design. With his midcareer retrospective, "Catholic Tastes," set to show at the Whitney the next year, Kelley was a freshly minted art star, embarking...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 2:00 AM
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.
• A flake mistake? Bachmann mixes...