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CHICAGO (AP) — A Cook County judge has approved a mother's request to exhume the remains of one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's victims. Sherry Marino has long doubted that her 14-year-old son, Michael Marino, was one of Gacy's 33 victims and...
Tags: Justice System, Hillside, Cook County, Judges, Lawyers
CHICAGO (AP) — A sheriff whose office exhumed the skeletal remains of eight of serial killer John Wayne Gacy's never-identified victims says dozens of families have come forward for DNA testing. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said Monday about 70...
ReutersMay 11 (TheWrap.com) - (Update 11:54 p.m. A representative for Nicolas Cage tells TheWrap that the actor has "officially passed" on "Hotel 33" and he will not be doing the film. "The release that Foresight sent out is unauthorized and was never sent to...
Re "What the dead deserve," Editorial, May 8 The controversy over burying Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body is about what he and his brother allegedly did: shaking an open society's basic beliefs in decency and lending a helping hand to immigrants seeking...
Tribune reportersThe 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...
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....
Opening a new frontier for solving cold cases, California prosecutors are hunting for DNA from killers, rapists and other prison inmates who died before authorities obtained their genetic profiles. Prosecutors from Sacramento, Los Angeles and Orange...
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...
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Tribune reporterThe 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...
Special to the TribuneThe 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....
Tags: Justice System, Witnesses, McHenry, Trials, Judges
Tribune reporterA relative of John Wayne Gacy told a McHenry County jury today that he did not sexually abuse a 12-year-old girl in 2011. Raymond M. Kasper, 49, a nephew of the infamous serial killer, took the witness stand to refute charges of predatory sexual...
Tags: Justice System, Witnesses, McHenry, Robert Meyer, Trials
Special to the TribuneRaymond Kasper, the nephew of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, was convicted in McHenry County today of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl, even though she denied the attacks from the witness stand. A jury took three hours to find Kasper, of Marengo,...
Tags: Justice System, Michael Barrett, Witnesses, Criminals, McHenry
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