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  • The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories

    The world of incoming college freshman, and other talkable stories
    Talk stories make you call a friend, tap a co-worker on the shoulder or send an email to a buddy: “Hey, did you see that story in the Tribune about the guy who stole Steve Jobs’ iPad?” Or the one about the historical marker installed...
  • John Wayne Gacy, the country's worst serial killer

    John Wayne Gacy, the country's worst serial killer
    During the chilly nighttime hours on this date, police began one of the grisliest excavation projects in the history of American crime. For weeks to come, Chicago and the nation watched in horror as the crawl space under the home of 36-year-old John Wayne...
  • St. Charles school group goes after class rankings

    St. Charles school group goes after class rankings
  • May 25 - Author Andy Austin

    May 25 - Author Andy Austin
    Rule 53: Capturing Hippies, Spies, Politicians, and Murderers in an American Courtroom is a vivid memoir by one of the country's best visual chroniclers of courtroom proceedings. Austin's gift for seeing essential details offers intimate glimpses of...
  • 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......
  • Rand Paul: Coward

     
    Rachel Maddow of MSNBC: Do you think that a private business has the right to say we don't serve black people? Rand Paul, winner of the Republican U.S. Senate primary in Kentucky: Yes. UPDATED CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION -- Several readers have called......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dec. 17: The Chicago Scene - Dear Mr. Gacy Movie with Actor William Forsythe and Producer Clark Peterson

    Dec. 17: The Chicago Scene - Dear Mr. Gacy Movie with Actor William Forsythe and Producer Clark Peterson
    A true story from the producer of Monster, this drama is based on the experiences of 18-year-old college student Jason Moss and his relationship with notorious serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Living at home with his parents in suburbia, attending...