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John Wayne Gacy

Latest search for Gacy victims comes up empty

CHICAGO | If serial killer John Wayne Gacy murdered more young men in the 1970s than the 33 whose bodies he stashed under his house or tossed in a river, detectives now know one thing for sure: He didn't bury any at his mother's residence.

April 12, 2013 6:30 pm
DNA test shows missing 19-year-old was Gacy victim

DNA test shows missing 19-year-old was Gacy victim

CHICAGO | After her older brother disappeared in 1976, Laura O'Leary suspected the 19-year-old construction worker probably had died at the hands of John Wayne Gacy. But the family was never able to prove it.

November 29, 2011 4:45 pm Photos

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Sheriff launches new effort to ID Gacy victims

Sheriff launches new effort to ID Gacy victims

CHICAGO | More than 30 years after a collection of skeletal remains was found beneath John Wayne Gacy's house, detectives secretly have exhumed the bones of eight young men who were never identified in hopes of answering a final question: Who were they?

October 12, 2011 2:15 pm Photos

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New John Wayne Gacy Book

New John Wayne Gacy Book

After three decades of silence, the Chicago lawyer who defended John Wayne Gacy has written a book describing the chilling experience.

August 07, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: New book by John Wayne Gacy's lawyer a chilling read

OFFBEAT: New book by John Wayne Gacy's lawyer a chilling read

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 07, 2011 12:00 am
Death row serial killer's life could be spared again

Death row serial killer's life could be spared again

A convicted serial killer sitting on death row in Illinois for the 1996 murder of a Hammond woman had his life spared once and possibly could again, at least in Illinois.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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