| 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.
| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Drew Peterson began the uphill battle to overturn his murder conviction today, filing a motion for a new trial that could force his former lead attorney to testify about how he allegedly botched the case.
Peterson, 58, was convicted in September of...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Drew Peterson backed his longtime attorney in court today after a legal skirmish by another defense team to intervene in his post-trial motions.
Lead counsel Joel Brodsky and attorneys John Paul Carroll and Michelle Gonzalez clashed over who will...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:19 PM
Drew Peterson has fired the attorney who loudly warned against calling Kathleen Savio’s divorce lawyer as a defense witness – a move which Peterson’s lead counsel insisted upon and many considered a devastating miscalculation....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Just days after a jury found him guilty of murdering his third wife, lawyers for Drew Peterson filed a motion this morning to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit against the former Bolingbrook police sergeant.
Peterson was found guilty Thursday of murdering...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 1:02 PM
Jurors in the Drew Peterson trial met with the media.
2:05 p.m. Jury did not know about near mistrials
Teresa Mathews said it was clear to the jury that calling divorce attorney Harry Smith to testify was a mistake by the defense....
| Sep 7, 2012
A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW-Ch. 11: Host Joel Weisman with Chuck Goudie, ABC-7 News - Mick Dumke,......