| 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...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Nearly two decades after John Wayne Gacy's execution, Cook County sheriff's officials had hoped to examine the backyard of a Northwest Side apartment building in their continuing search for additional victims of the serial killer, a spokesman for...
| 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...
| 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....
| Nov 29, 2011
An obese Ohio boy put in foster care has revived a debate on state intervention to combat childhood obesity; his mother is attempting to regain custody....
| Nov 29, 2011
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....
| Dec 2, 2011
Paris Hilton prosecutor arrested: The Las Vegas prosecutor who handled the drug case against Paris Hilton has pleaded guilty to his own drug charge....
| Nov 30, 2011
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....
| Jul 20, 2012
Any day now, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart will submit to State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez an updated request for a search warrant that would allow officers to dig in the yard of a Chicago apartment building where serial killer John......
| 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....