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Investigator Dedicated To Identifying 7 Unknown Gacy Victims

On a day of another Gacy answer, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards looked at the Gacy questions: the known unknowns.

04/23/2014

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Family Finally Learns Fate Of NW Side Man Missing Since 1978

The mystery has been unsolved since 1978 and now a Northwest Side family knows the truth about what happened to a 22-year-old man.

04/23/2014

Still photos of the basement of a building where John Wayne Gacy's mother lived. (provided photo)

VIDEO: The Home, And Basement, Where Gacy Visited His Mother

John Wayne Gacy was known to have worked inside and around a home where his mom once lived. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli has exclusive video from inside that building.

05/16/2013

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Gacy Probe Leads To Break In Unreleated Missing Person’s Case

A 41-year-old New Jersey missing person’s case has been solved as a result of an ongoing investigation to identify the unnamed victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

05/14/2013

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FBI Checking Gacy Travel Records For Links To Unsolved Murders

The search for more possible victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy is now in the hands of the FBI.

WBBM Newsradio–04/10/2013

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No Indication Of More Victims Buried At Residence Of Gacy’s Mother

The Cook County Sheriff’s office says there’s no indication that more victims of John Wayne Gacy are buried on Northwest Side property where Gacy’s mother lived.

03/26/2013

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Did Gacy’s Spree Go Beyond 33 Victims?

For the first time, a sample of John Wayne Gacy’s blood has been entered into a nationwide system to see whether Gacy committed more than the 33 murders that authorities know about.

01/29/2013

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DNA Profile Of John Wayne Gacy Might Crack Old Cases

Detectives have begun taking a new tack in their effort to pin cold cases on serial killers like John Wayne Gacy.

12/03/2012

Michael Marino's mother is questioning whether he was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. (Chicago Sun-Times)

DNA Backs Up Mom’s Doubt: Gacy Victim Misidentified

For decades, Sherry Marino doubted that her son was one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims — and on Thursday, DNA tests confirmed the remains she received were not her son, her lawyers told the Chicago Sun-Times.

10/25/2012

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Dart Wants To Dig For Gacy Evidence Near Apartment

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has made a new request to the State’s Attorney’s office to search the backyard of a Northwest side apartment building in hopes of finding new evidence in the murders of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

10/17/2012

Daniel Noe, of Peoria, went missing in 1978, after telling his parents he was hitchhiking from Washington state to the Chicago area to go back to college at Northwestern University. His family feared he had become a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, but DNA evidence confirmed he had died on a mountainside in Utah, where his body was found in 2010. (Photo Courtesy: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Memorial Service To Be Held In 1978 Cold Case

Family members of an Illinois man who went missing 34 years ago will finally lay his remains to rest.

09/23/2012

Daniel Noe, of Peoria, went missing in 1978, after telling his parents he was hitchhiking from Washington state to the Chicago area to go back to college at Northwestern University. His family feared he had become a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, but DNA evidence confirmed he had died on a mountainside in Utah, where his body was found in 2010. (Photo Courtesy: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Gacy Probe Helps Solve Unrelated Case Of Missing Peoria Man

Cook County Sheriff’s investigators trying to identify victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy have solved the unrelated case of a missing man from Peoria, whose body was found on a mountainside in Utah two years ago.

CBS Chicago–09/20/2012

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Sheriff Dart Pushes For New Dig For Gacy Victims

The possibility that more victims of John Wayne Gacy could be buried on the Northwest Side has prompted the Cook County sheriff to push once again for a dig on private property.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2012

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No Matches In Latest Lab Test To Identify Gacy Victims

The Cook County Sheriff’s office has received more lab test results, as they try to attach a name to John Wayne Gacy’s seven unidentified victims.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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More DNA Being Analyzed To Determine IDs Of Gacy Victims

Investigators hope to learn in the next couple of weeks whether any more unknown victims of John Gacy have been identified.

05/07/2012

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Sheriff’s Attempt To Search Potential Gacy Site Stalls

Sheriff’s police wanted access to the property to use radar and cadaver-smelling dogs before potentially digging at the site. But a prosecutor determined a search warrant did not pass legal muster to present to a judge.

03/29/2012

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Attorneys Believe Gacy Had Accomplices

Two Chicago lawyers have taken a fresh look at the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of three of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims, and have concluded that he had at least one accomplice.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012

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CBS 2 Vault: John Wayne Gacy Speaks

Serial killer John Wayne Gacy spoke exclusively to CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson in 1992. Here is the revealing, and sometimes disturbing, story.

CBS 2–01/20/2012

Ted Szal, 59, ran out on his family in 1977 and, for more than 30 years they thought he was a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, but they recently learned he'd just moved to California and later Oregon to start a new life. (Credit: KOIN-TV)

Another Man Believed To Be Gacy Victim Found Alive

Another man who had been believed to be a victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has been found alive, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

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Movie, Documentary Could Be Adapted From Book By Gacy’s Lawyer

There could soon be two movie adaptations of the book written by serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s lawyer.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

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