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Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Calls On Torture-Probe Director To Resign

Gov. Quinn says the commission’s director, David Thomas, should step down because of a “gross failure to follow the law.”

09/12/2013

Jennifer Bishop (courtesy Bishop family)

Lane Bryant Victims Remembered Five Years Later

CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey talks with the husband and sister of Jennifer Bishop, one of five women fatally shot at a clothing store in Tinley Park on Feb. 2, 2008.

02/01/2013

Teddy bears, flowers and candles in memory of those killed, are left at a memorial down the street from the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were shot dead, including twenty children, after a gunman identified as Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bells Toll, Moment Of Silence Observed For Victims Of Newtown Shootings

Gov. Pat Quinn has declared Friday as a day of mourning for the victims of the shooting massacre last week in Connecticut.

WBBM Newsradio–12/21/2012

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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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

Jackson is a new employee of the Will County state's attorney's office. (Credit: Will County State's Attorney)

Will County Gets A Good Dog To Help Kids Traumatized By Abuse

The Will County State’s Attorney has a new employee. He’s a 3-year-old, 63-pound Labrador Retriever named Jackson.

02/29/2012

John Wayne Gacy

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

Multiple victims were reported in a shooting in Uptown Friday evening. (CBS)

Multiple Victims Shot In Uptown

At least three men were wounded in a Friday night shooting in the Uptown neighborhood.

12/09/2011

John Wayne Gacy

Dart: ‘We’re Getting Closer’ To IDs On Gacy Victims

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart could know this week whether one or more of John Wayne Gacy’s eight previously unidentified victims has now been tentatively identified.

11/02/2011

A gravemarker of one of the John Wayne Gacy's unknown victims.

Sheriff: 25 Legitimate Leads On Unidentified Gacy Victims

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.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Crime scene investigators work in the crawlspace under John Wayne Gacy's home. (Credit: Alan Kulovitz)

Investigator Questions Whether Gacy Victims Will Ever Be Identified

A crime scene investigator who worked the Gacy home site almost 33 years ago is wondering how much success the sheriff’s office will have even now in identifying the remains.

10/12/2011

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Remains Of Gacy Victims Exhumed In Attempt To ID Them

The remains of eight unidentified victims of John Wayne Gacy were secretly exhumed last spring.

10/12/2011

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3 Mayoral Candidates Admit To Being Bullying Victims

At least half of Chicago’s mayoral candidates admit to being subject to bullying as a child.

WBBM Newsradio–01/18/2011

Pakistan Flood

Fundraiser Set For Pakistan Flood Victims

It’s been four months since monsoon rains crippled much of Pakistan. Despite lasting devastation there, the world’s attention has been largely focused on other disasters. Chicago’s Pakistani-American community would like to change that. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

11/21/2010