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  • 'Devil You Know' series examines John Wayne Gacy killings

    'Devil You Know' series examines John Wayne Gacy killings
    Investigation Discovery's "Devil You Know" this week looks into another aspect of Chicago-area serial killer John Wayne Gacy: How his actions affected those who loved him. Gacy, a successful Des Plaines businessman and community volunteer who performed...
  • Twist in Gacy killings: Mom says DNA proves victim not son

    Twist in Gacy killings: Mom says DNA proves victim not son
    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...
  • Gacy nephew gets 24 years for child sex assault

    Gacy nephew gets 24 years for child sex assault
    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....
  • A newsman looks back

    A newsman looks back
    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...
  • Sheriff barred from digging for more Gacy victims

    Sheriff barred from digging for more Gacy victims
    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...
  • County closer to new Gacy victim search

    County closer to new Gacy victim search
    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...
  • Woe is Poe: The TV show 'The Following' loses its literary grip

    Woe is Poe: The TV show 'The Following' loses its literary grip
    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...
  • Monster Mash: Revised 'Spider-Man' features many alterations; Outer Critics Circle winners announced; Michael Govan's plans for LACMA

     
    'Spider-Man' musical reveals its many revisions; Outer Critics Circle Awards...
  • Michele Bachmann confuses John Wayne Gacy with The Duke

     
    Michele Bachmann would probably prefer a do-over for Monday which was supposed to be a big day to launch her presidential campaign...
  • Tom Petty is upset with Michele Bachmann's use of 'American Girl'

     
    Tom Petty is not too pleased that Michele Bachmann is using his 1977 hit to rally her troop....
  • John Wayne to John Adams: Michele Bachmann stands by her (mis)statements

     
    John Wayne was not born in Waterloo and John Quincy Adams was not a founding father - but Michele Bachmann refuses to admit it....