Neil Hartigan

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    William Heirens, Chicago's Lipstick Killer, Dies in Prison

    ​William Heirens, the man dubbed the Lipstick Killer by Chicago newspapers back in 1946, died Monday in the Dixon Correctional Institute. He was 83, and had been imprisoned for 65 years.Heirens twice confessed to killing two women and a young girl; the girl's body was dismembered and the pieces th ... More >>

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Funky Town

    Smokestacks, strip joints and a seriously solid tax base: Welcome to Sauget, Illinois