Category Archives: Chicago History

Sad development in case of missing NIU student

The case of the missing student from Northern Illinois University took a sad turn late on Saturday night.  Toni Keller, 18, has been missing since October 14 when she told friends she was headed into a wooded area to work … Continue reading

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Accused “Honey Bee Killer” to be freed

The story of the man called “The Honey Bee Killer” here in Chicago continues to baffle and frustrate and amaze. The man who was arrested last wee, former Lynwood cop Brian Dorian, is now going to be freed and the … Continue reading

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“Honey Bee Killer” arrested and his story is a strange one

The tale continues of the man accused of shooting three people in Illinois and NW Indiana near Chicago. He has been dubbed “The Honey Bee Killer” thanks to his penchant for talking to the people he shot about honey bees … Continue reading

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Chicago True Crime: the Story of Carl Wanderer and the Ragged Stranger

By all accounts the man known as Carl Wanderer was a hero. He was a young man born with a kind of desire for adventure. When General Pershing made his foray into Mexico to pursue Pancho Villa during the first … Continue reading

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Chicago’s True Crime Stories: The Sausage King Murders His Wife

One of the most heinous and gruesome crimes in the history of Chicago involves a murdered wife and a man who made sausage. Although this crime took place in the late 1800s, it is still talked about and murmured about … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Missing Mother: the Case of Lisa Stebic

She is the mother of two, a son and a daughter, but she is probably most famous for the fact that she went missing in April of 2007. Her name is Lisa Stebic and the day she vanished was April … Continue reading

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A Chicago Unsolved Murder: Judith Mae Anderson

Chicago has its share of unsolved murders. In fact, there are many unsolved crimes in general throughout the history of Chicago. In recent years, however, advances in criminal science and forensics have helped solve some of the most notorious unsolved … Continue reading

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