| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:52 PM
I’d get in a heap of trouble if I wrote my opinion on whether Drew Peterson was guilty of murder. The makers of the new Lifetime movie, “Drew Peterson: Untouchable” (7 p.m. Jan. 21, Lifetime; 1 star), however, do not have a problem...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 8:39 PM
Sitting Saturday in the Will County Jail, Drew Peterson watched a Lifetime movie about the five years leading up to his arrest and found it "hysterical."
His missing fourth wife's family, meanwhile, was stunned by the inaccuracies and jumbled timeline....
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Lifetime's "Drew Peterson: Untouchable" movie generated record viewership, the network said Monday, averaging about 5.8 million total viewers when it aired Jan. 21.
I wonder how many of them made watching it a drinking game. It'd be easy to do. Each time...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The Illinois Supreme Court will announce Tuesday that it will allow media cameras to record proceedings in the state’s circuit courts for the first time, a court spokesman said today.
The pilot program allowing the media to use both still and video...
| Feb 16, 2012
"Dating Walter Dante"
There's nothing in the program notes to suggest that playwright Jon Steinhagen drew inspiration from real life for his latest play. But when it's revealed early on that the title character's first wife has drowned and his second...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The Illinois Supreme Court has denied Drew Peterson’s request to be released from jail while prosecutors appeal a critical aspect of his high-profile case.
The defense already had lost similar efforts at the trial, appellate and state supreme court...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 12:13 PM
In a continuation of the public falling out between two men who have represented Drew Peterson in court, attorney Joel Brodsky alerted police this week to an email from attorney Steve Greenberg that Brodsky claims made a threat against him.
| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Covering a local story as heavily scrutinized as the Drew Peterson trial requires foresight, planning and teamwork.
Peterson is on trial for the 2004 murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Reporters Steve Schmadeke, Andy Grimm and Matthew Walberg will...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:03 AM
Drew Peterson joked and talked with his attorneys this morning as he put on a black and gray striped tie at the Joliet courthouse, a stark contrast to the tension before one of the highest profile trials in Will County history.
Dozens of journalists...