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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • New development in death of Gacy victim raises troubling questions

    New development in death of Gacy victim raises troubling questions
    WGN's Larry Potash tells us about a new development in the investigation of one of John Wayne Gacy's victims.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny

    Creator of Mr. Panos and Maurica is smart, deep and — oh, yeah — funny
    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....
  • Files reveal depth of abuses at Joliet Diocese

    Files reveal depth of abuses at Joliet Diocese
    The Joliet Diocese readily admitted that David Rudofski was sexually abused during his first confession at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mokena. It offered him an in-person apology from the bishop and more than six times his annual salary in the hope of...
  • Meandering 'Gacy Play' buries the big question

    Meandering 'Gacy Play' buries the big question
    Serial killers tend to be loners. Not so John Wayne Gacy, who murdered at least 33 boys and young men between 1972 and 1978. Gacy, who lived and killed in Norwood Park, was known as a sociable neighbor with an interest in politics and community...
  • Mike Kelley's art students remember their mentor with fondness

    Mike Kelley's art students remember their mentor with fondness
    In 1992, the acerbic polymath Mike Kelley took a teaching position at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design. With his midcareer retrospective, "Catholic Tastes," set to show at the Whitney the next year, Kelley was a freshly minted art star, embarking...
  • Sheriff: Gacy victim identified through DNA

    Sheriff: Gacy victim identified through DNA
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced this morning that a previously unidentified victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has been identified through DNA. Using DNA technology that has only been available in recent years as well as other identifiers,...
  • 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...
  • Former Glen Ellyn man stunned that family feared he was Gacy victim

     
    After Ted Szal ran out on his family near Chicago 35 years ago, he had no idea his relatives feared for decades he had been …...