| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Though Sherry Marino has been visiting a grave that was supposed to contain her son’s remains for more than three decades, she knew in her heart he was not there – that Michael was not, as the authorities told her, body No. 14 from the home of...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:15 PM
The nephew of serial killer John Wayne Gacy tearfully declared his innocence to a McHenry County judge Thursday and sought to distance himself from his notorious uncle before his sentencing for the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.
Judge Joseph P....
| 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....
| May 16, 2011
'Spider-Man' musical reveals its many revisions; Outer Critics Circle Awards...
| Jun 27, 2011
Michele Bachmann would probably prefer a do-over for Monday which was supposed to be a big day to launch her presidential campaign...
| Jun 28, 2011
Tom Petty is not too pleased that Michele Bachmann is using his 1977 hit to rally her troop....
| Jun 28, 2011
John Wayne was not born in Waterloo and John Quincy Adams was not a founding father - but Michele Bachmann refuses to admit it....