| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:26 PM
It is a major setback to the Drew Peterson defense team-- an appeals court ruling today that so-called ‘hearsay evidence’ can be used by prosecutors preparing to try the former Bolingbrook cop for the murder of his third wife.
What the ruling...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:41 AM
Drew Peterson is asking for a re-trial with new defense attorneys.
Peterson was convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio; since then his legal team has endured one firing, one resignation and a lot of finger-pointing.
Now two new...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 5:27 AM
Convicted murderer Drew Peterson was back in court on Friday, and Joel Brodsky remains on his defense team. John Carroll and Michelle Gonzalez are out.
Peterson was convicted in September of killing his third wife Kathleen Savio. Brodsky has been...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Attorney Joel Brodsky announced Tuesday that he is withdrawing as Drew Peterson's defense attorney.
In the weeks after he was convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, it was clear that Peterson was wavering and had serious doubts about Joel...
| May 6, 2012
When a man entered Judge Edward Burmila's courtroom on crutches earlier this year, muttering about being unable to take a drug test because he'd recently been shot in the bladder, court personnel didn't seem to know what to make of him.
They and other...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Drew Peterson's defense attorneys don't want any mention of his missing wife, Stacy Peterson, at his upcoming murder trial.
He's accused of killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
Her death was originally ruled an accident, but investigators exhumed her...
| 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”...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:13 AM
A ruling could be made Friday in the Drew Peterson case to limit the use of email.
Will County prosecutors filed the emergency motion on Wednesday over concerns that there were too many conversations about the case through email, and after work hours....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:49 PM
Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
5:30 p.m. Testimony concludes for day
Testimony from Mary Case, a St. Louis County medical examiner who was the only witness in...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Drew Peterson's defense attorney is sharing his assessment of how his client's murder trial is going.
"I think earlier on I said they hadn't laid a glove on us. I think as we're here today (Tuesday) maybe they've gotten a few jabs through, but they...