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  • DNA proves Gacy "victim" was misidentified

    DNA proves Gacy "victim" was misidentified
    John Wayne Gacy murdered 33 young men and boys in the late 1970's; but one boy previously identified as a Gacy victim has been removed from that list, thanks to new DNA evidence. Michael Marino was reported missing 36 years ago this week. A body was...
  • Search for Gacy victims could resume

    Search for Gacy victims could resume
    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...
  • 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...
  • Will the search for more Gacy victims continue?

    Will the search for more Gacy victims continue?
    A year ago, WGNTV told you about a former homicide detective's suspicion that notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy may have buried more bodies at a location on the northwest side.  Sheriff Tom Dart said at the time he would pursue a search warrant for...
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
  • Art review: 'Richard Hawkins: Third Mind' at the UCLA Hammer Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Richard Hawkins: Third Mind" at the UCLA Hammer Museum...
  • 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....