Illinois' murder trial of the century

Mar 18, 2013

Judge Upholds Stephen Peterson's Termination

Judge Upholds Stephen Peterson's Termination

A DuPage County judge upheld the commission’s decision to fire Drew Peterson’s son.

Mar 1, 2013

Drew Peterson Transferred to Menard Prison

Drew Peterson Transferred to Menard Prison

Ex-suburban police officer was sentenced for murdering Kathleen Savio in 2004.

Mar 7, 2013

Drew Screams, Then Gets 38 Years for Wife's Murder

Drew Screams, Then Gets 38 Years for Wife's Murder

Fighting for leniency, convicted wife murderer Drew Peterson shouts: "I did not kill Kathleen!"

Feb 21, 2013

Judge Denies Drew Peterson New Trial

Judge Denies Drew Peterson New Trial

The former Bolingbrook police sergeant's current legal team tried to argue Peterson should get a new trial, in large part, because Peterson's longtime lead attorney, Joel Brodsky, allegedly bungled the trial.

Mar 1, 2013

Archive: Drew Peterson Trial Coverage

Archive: Drew Peterson Trial Coverage

Drew Peterson, a former police sergeant, was convicted in September 2012 killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio. His fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, vanished in 2007.

Nov 5, 2012

FBI, ISP Search Forest Preserve

FBI, ISP Search Forest Preserve

Officials said search was part of an "ongoing criminal investigation."

Oct 30, 2012

Drew Peterson's Lead Lawyer Steps Down

Drew Peterson's Lead Lawyer Steps Down

Joel Brodsky withdraws from the defense team as it prepares for the former suburban Chicago police officer's sentencing.

Oct 12, 2012

Drew Peterson Mulls New Representation

Drew Peterson Mulls New Representation

An Illinois judge on Friday will consider a motion for a new trial for convicted wife killer Drew Peterson, and it's expected the judge could ask Peterson point blank who he wants for an attorney.

Oct 10, 2012

New Drew Attorney Wants New Trial

New Drew Attorney Wants New Trial

A Naperville attorney on Tuesday filed documents Tuesday calling for new trial for Drew Peterson, blaming another lawyer for blowing the former sergeant's high profile case.

Sep 25, 2012

Drew Peterson Sentencing Could be Delayed

Drew Peterson Sentencing Could be Delayed

Former Bolingbrook cop scheduled to be sentenced Nov. 26 for the murder of his third wife.

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