| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The Illinois State Police captain was used to taking command in high-profile cases, among them overseeing dozens of officers in the investigation that led to the arrest of former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson.
But in September, when a life-...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Cable network Lifetime will launch in Latin America and Portuguese-speaking Brazil in July courtesy of A+E Networks Latin America, a joint venture between A+E Networks and Ole Communications, and Sony Pictures Television.
Eduardo (Eddy) Ruiz, president...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Drew Peterson is expected to formally challenge his conviction next month — and his attorneys apparently have plenty to say about it.
Peterson's lawyers recently submitted their third request for permission to exceed the 50-page limit imposed on...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Drew Peterson continued the uphill battle to overturn his murder conviction this week, as his lawyers filed an appeal arguing that both his former defense attorney and the trial judge made mistakes that prejudiced the jury against him.
In a filing...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Having scored record ratings with a movie adaptation of "Killing Lincoln," the first in Bill O'Reilly's "Fox News clearly doesn't pay me enough" book series, National Geographic Channel's decision to air "Killing Kennedy" timed to the 50th anniversary...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:25 AM
Talented, rich, handsome—Rob Lowe has it tough.
In an interview to promote his second memoir, "Love Life," Lowe tells The New York Times magazine that good-looking people have a hard time of it in Hollywood. Only now, he says, is he scoring the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:13 PM
The Bolingbrook Police Pension Board this afternoon voted to hold hearings to determine whether retired sergeant and convicted killer Drew Peterson should lose his retirement pension.
The five-person board voted unanimously to conduct the hearings,...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:21 PM
A Will County judge is scheduled to hear Drew Peterson’s motion for a new trial on Feb. 19 and the next day has been set aside for a sentencing hearing at which prosecutors will put on evidence that he also murdered his fourth wife, Stacy.
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Poor Virginia Welch. In "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" (7 p.m. Jan. 19, Lifetime; 2 stars out of 4), not only does she have the thankless task of playing "the most hated woman in America," but she has to do so with barely any dialogue.
Welch cries a lot,...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:30 AM
Drew Peterson continued efforts to overturn his murder conviction Thursday as his lawyers filed a biting post-trial document that accuses his former lead attorney of botching the case and threatening to reveal harmful information about the retired...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:24 AM
In an unusual motion, Drew Peterson's former defense attorney is calling his defense-team rival "mentally ill," accusing him of leaking documents to the Chicago Tribune and speculating that he may be called to testify before a grand jury investigating his...