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John Wayne Gacy

Gacy Case Helps Solve Unrelated Death

Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing one he didn’t commit.

04/23/2014

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Former Gov’t Informant Charged with Wire Fraud

A Chicago real estate developer is facing federal charges after he allegedly stole $370,000 from a Chicago suburb.

04/18/2014

Brandon Bollig #52 of the Chicago Blackhawks has words with Ryan Reeves #75 of the St. Louis Blues as liesman Scott Cherrey #50 moves to separate them at the United Center on April 6, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

HRABE: Follow The Money

Follow the money. It’s hard to be un-emotional headed into postseason play. As you watch your team over the final few weeks of the regular season, in whatever sport it is you’re watching, you tend […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–04/16/2014

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Cook Co. Official Sentenced In Federal Prison

Former Cook County official has been sentenced because of collecting thousands of dollars in kickbacks.

03/21/2014

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Mom, Dad, Daughter Accused of Mega-Shoplifting

A family from suburban Chicago is accused of shoplifting more than $7 million worth of items.

03/05/2014

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State Police Prepare for Concealed Carry Permits

Illinois State Police officials say their agency is preparing to issue the state’s first concealed carry permits.

02/28/2014

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Dozens of Same-Sex Couples Get Marriage Licenses

More than 80 same-sex couples from Illinois and have gotten marriage licenses in Cook County, including several from other counties who apparently didn’t want to wait until June 1, when gay marriage becomes legal throughout the state.

02/25/2014

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Flu Season Shows Signs Of Slowing Down In Chicago

Virus still considered widespread throughout rest of state.

02/01/2014

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Chicago City Council Tightens E-Cigarette Rules

Chicago’s City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in areas where tobacco products are currently banned.

01/16/2014

Holiday Express (photo: Kansas City Southern Railway)

Santas Who Rode the “Polar Express” Say Goodbye

Some Chicago-area Santas who got word they can’t return on the “Polar Express” next year because of a legal dispute didn’t cry or pout when they gathered to say goodbye to the traditional holiday events.

01/13/2014

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