| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Drew Peterson's attorneys filed a request for his release from jail with the Illinois Supreme Court today, as prosecutorial appeals in the highly publicized murder case have delayed his trial for more than a year.
The defense already has lost similar...
| May 19, 2011
| 4:57 AM
Two years ago this month, Drew Peterson was arrested for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. He is also a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.
Soon after his arrest, a judge prohibited him from talking to the media....
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:27 PM
Will County prosecutors were dealt a significant setback in the Drew Peterson case today, as an appellate court refused their request to allow critical hearsay statements at the ex-Bolingbrook police officer’s murder trial.
In a divided opinion...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 7:02 PM
In attempting to get hearsay statements admitted in Drew Peterson’s murder case, Will County prosecutors today found themselves arguing against the very law they helped create.
Saddled with a botched police investigation several years ago, State&...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Oak Brook police and fire commissioners dismissed police officer Stephen Peterson today for obstructing an investigation into the disappearance of the wife of his father, Drew Peterson.
Commissioners voted 3-0 to terminate the 31-year-old officer, who...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:59 PM
Will County prosecutors will be back in court Friday, after filing an emergency motion to curtail all parties in the Drew Peterson case from discussing legal and logistical matters via e-mail.
The motion to “limit electronic communication”...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The judge in Drew Peterson's pre-trial hearings issued three rulings on "hearsay" evidence.
Peterson is charged with murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. He's also the prime suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.
| Jun 14, 2012
| 3:27 PM
A key piece of testimony in prosecutors’ case against Drew Peterson – statements his now-missing fourth wife made to a pastor about what she saw Peterson doing around the time his third wife drowned in a bathtub – might be allowed at...