Joseph Paul Franklin, a white supremacist who targeted blacks and Jews in a cross-country killing spree from 1977 to 1980, was put to death Wednesday in Missouri, the state’s first execution in nearly three years.
Michael Romanenko is free on bond and scheduled to appear Tuesday in Wheaton Field Court, charged with two counts of disorderly conduct/breach of peace.
The search for more possible victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy is now in the hands of the FBI.
The childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer is up for sale. The northern Ohio home was the site of Dahmer’s first murder in 1978.
The residents of a small Illinois town – where the victim of an accused serial killer once lived – are finding life a bit less fearful with the help of a new police program.
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.
One of the unknown victims of John Wayne Gacy has been identified, more than 30 years after his death at the hands of one of the nation’s most notorious serial killers.
In the first 24 hours of the latest attempt to identify the eight unidentified victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says authorities have received a flood of calls.
DuPage County prosecutors dropped two cases Wednesday against convicted serial killer Paul Runge, because he cannot be sentenced to any greater penalty.
A new book re-examines one of the most shocking crimes ever – John Wayne Gacy’s murder of 34 boys and young men in the 1970s.
Police were search on the city’s Far South Side this afternoon for the body of the third victim of accused serial killer Sonny Pierce.
As a Blue Island man sits behind bars accused of raping and murdering three women, his mother insists authorities have the wrong man.
A Blue Island man has been charged in the rapes and murders of three young women in 2009 and 2010 and authorities believe he might be a serial killer responsible for other potential victims.
Convicted serial killer Andrew Urdiales has escaped death row twice while in Illinois, but he could face it a third time if extradited to California.
They were slain by Larry Eyler, a Chicago house painter who admitted to killing nearly two dozen young men.