| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Jury selection continues today for Drew Peterson's trial on charges that he murdered his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004.
Five men and three women were seated late Monday after 12 hours of questioning. By midday today, all 12 jurors had been...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Will County prosecutors have scored a significant victory in their case against Drew Peterson, with an appellate court granting their request to use several hearsay statements at the former Bolingbrook police officer's murder trial.
In a divided...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Continual coverage of the trial of Drew Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
5:25 p.m. Stacy Peterson family pleased with first day's testimony
The spokeswoman for the family of Stacy Peterson said she was...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:11 AM
Two investigators who led what prosecutors say was an inept inquiry into the 2004 drowning of Kathleen Savio are expected to take the stand today in the Drew Peterson murder trial.
Savio's death was at first treated as a household accident. Prosecutors...