| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:44 AM
Drew Peterson spent a few moments beside his mother's casket at a Darien funeral home this week, a low-profile visit granted by Will County Jail officials.
Peterson, who last month was convicted of murdering his third wife, spent about 15 minutes at...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 6:18 PM
Drew Peterson’s new life as an Illinois Department of Corrections inmate has begun.
Peterson was transferred this morning to the Stateville Correctional Center near Crest Hill, where he was evaluated for placement based upon factors such as his...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Christopher Vaughn was sentenced to four life terms this morning for fatally shooting his wife and three children after pulling off an expressway in 2007.
Vaughn looked over his shoulder at his family as he was led away after being sentenced by Judge...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Drew Peterson's son deserved to lose his police badge for his actions following the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's young wife, a DuPage County judge ruled this morning.
Stephen Peterson, 33, was fired from the Oak Brook Police Department in 2011 after...