Illinois' murder trial of the century

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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Slain Fox Lake Officer ID'd as 32-Year Veteran, Father of 4

Slain Fox Lake Officer ID'd as 32-Year Veteran, Father of 4

A massive manhunt was still underway for three armed men in far north suburban Fox Lake who authorities say are responsible for Charles Gliniewicz's shooting death

Slain Fox Lake Officer Remembered as 'G.I. Joe'

Slain Fox Lake Officer Remembered as 'G.I. Joe'

The Fox Lake police officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was remembered as a "family man" with an unmatched dedication to his community.

Residents Told to Stay Indoors Amid Fox Lake Manhunt

Residents Told to Stay Indoors Amid Fox Lake Manhunt

Residents were told to remain in their homes and area schools were put on lockdown amid a manhunt for three armed suspects following the fatal shooting of an officer in Fox Lake, police said.

Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Crystal Lake

Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Crystal Lake

Multiple armed officers were dispatched to a neighborhood home in suburban Crystal Lake Tuesday afternoon.

Chicago Could See Hottest Day of Year This Week

Chicago Could See Hottest Day of Year This Week

Just as the meteorological fall begins, the Chicago area could see its hottest day of the year this week.

Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted After Altercation

Chicago-Bound Flight Diverted After Altercation

A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Chicago was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, late Monday night after an altercation on the flight, officials said.