Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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You recall that cabbie who was killed by a passenger who ran him over with his own taxi? The alleged culprit turned himself in. It was a city employee: Michael L. Jackson, who worked in the STD, HIV and AIDS division of the Chicago Department of Public Health. UPDATE: Blogger "Duff" at GirlReaction was a witness to the murder, and tells her story here, with more commentary here.

 
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