| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:04 PM
A pastor in whom the wife of convicted murderer Drew Peterson once confided laid out plans last week for a program to help victims of domestic abuse.
Speaking at Will County's annual Take Back the Night event in Joliet, the Rev. Neil Schori said the...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A pastor can testify at Drew Peterson’s trial in the drowning of his third wife about statements Peterson’s fourth wife made about Peterson’s actions at …...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:55 AM
JOLIET, Ill. -- An Illinois jury on Thursday found former Chicago-area police sergeant Drew Peterson guilty of murder in the 2004 death of his ex-wife.
The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for nearly 14 hours total before delivering its...
| 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...
| 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 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 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”...