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  • "Last Words of the Executed" by Robert Elder

    "Last Words of the Executed" by Robert Elder
    "Last Words of the Executed" By Robert K. Elder Foreword by Studs Terkel University of Chicago Press, 301 pages, $22.50 Robert K. Elder begins his oddly affecting, 'Last Words of the Executed,' with the final utterance of Marmaduke Stevenson, who was...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago murders

    10 things you might not know about Chicago murders
    Chicago may be GQ magazine's City of the Year, but others refer to it as Murder City. As we near year's end, homicides are up nearly 17 percent over 2007 and the death toll is pushing 500, about the same body count as in New York City, which has nearly...
  • How Did Michael Ross Become 'The Roadside Strangler'?

    So, who is this Roadside Strangler? Or, as U.S. District Judge Robert Chatigny might be asking, how did he hijack my confirmation hearing? When Chatigny, nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, faced his Republican...
  • St. Charles school group goes after class rankings

    St. Charles school group goes after class rankings
  • Chicago serial-killing trial: Jury selection begins in Andre Crawford case

    Chicago serial-killing trial: Jury selection begins in Andre Crawford case
    Marion Lemott has spent nearly a decade waiting to see the man charged with murdering her daughter, waiting to look into the eyes of the man who authorities say is among the Chicago area's most prolific serial killers since John Wayne Gacy. She finally...
  • Retired detective wants Gacy probe reopened

    John Wayne Gacy, one of America's most notorious serial killers, was responsible for killing 33 young men and boys. But some investigators say they believe there are more victims, and a former Chicago Police detective says he thinks he knows where and...
  • Today is Friday the 13th, does it make you nervous?

    Today is Friday the 13th, does it make you nervous?
    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?...
  • Tuesday morning talkers: Bachmann mixes up John Wayne and John Wayne Gacy

    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. Articles  • A flake mistake? Bachmann mixes...
  • The answer and a fun new game

     
    Here's Bucky's e-mail about his mystery menu:What was it? Serial killer John Wayne Gacy's 'last meal.' (Gacy had, earlier in life, been a manager of a KFC, as I understand it.) Yeah, pretty morbid. I agree. But it could segue into......
  • Wednesday's TV Talk Shows: 'Avatar' director James Cameron is a guest on 'The View' and 'Charlie Rose'

     
    The Early Show 7 a.m. KCBS Today Skiing rivals compete. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Leonardo DiCaprio; k.d. lang performs; Gayle King; author Alexandra Penney. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Michelle Williams; Christoph Waltz.......
  • Birkett: If it had been up to me, DuPage County would not have put Rolando Cruz on trial

     
    In an extraordinary, two-hour interview with a handful of reporters and commentators -- including some who have been highly critical of his office -- Du Page County State's Attorney Joe Birkett said Wednesday morning that, in his opinion, charges never......