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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Drew Peterson's Lawyers Appeal Murder Conviction

Drew Peterson's Lawyers Appeal Murder Conviction

Drew Peterson's murder conviction should be overturned because of improper use of hearsay evidence and mistakes by his former attorney, lawyers said.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015

Peterson to Stand Trial for Murder-for-Hire Plot

Peterson to Stand Trial for Murder-for-Hire Plot

The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife is due back in court as he awaits trial on allegations he tried to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in...

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015

Peterson Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

Peterson Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot

The former suburban Chicago police officer convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges he tried to hire someone to...

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

Attorney Says Drew Peterson Could Have Been Set Up

Attorney Says Drew Peterson Could Have Been Set Up

Drew Peterson's previous attorney says his former client may have been the victim of a setup when he was charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow, the lead...

Friday, 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.

Monday, Feb 9, 2015

Peterson Charged With Trying to Hire Hit Man

Peterson Charged With Trying to Hire Hit Man

Officials on Monday accused 61-year-old Drew Peterson of trying to hire a hit man to kill Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow, the lead prosecutor in Peterson’s murder trial.

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014

Drew Peterson Lawyer Completes Appeal

Drew Peterson Lawyer Completes Appeal

Drew Peterson's lawyer argues in an appeal mailed Monday to a regional appellate court that a judge and a defense attorney made critical errors during the trial that ended with the former Chicago-area policeman...

Monday, 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.

Friday, 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.

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