Drew Peterson Murder Trial | NBC Chicago

Illinois' murder trial of the century

Thursday, 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!"

Thursday, 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.

Monday, Nov 5, 2012

FBI, ISP Search Forest Preserve

FBI, ISP Search Forest Preserve

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

Tuesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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.

Monday, Sep 24, 2012

Peterson Attorney: Co-Counsel a Dictator

Peterson Attorney: Co-Counsel a Dictator

In his 15-page letter shared with the media, Steve Greenberg lashes out at Joel Brodsky, accusing him of leading the legal team like a dictator and fabricating lies to make himself looking better.

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

Drew Peterson Fires Defense Attorney

Drew Peterson Fires Defense Attorney

Attorney Steve Greenberg says convicted murderer blindly follows another member of his counsel.

Friday, Sep 7, 2012

Smith Testimony Sealed Peterson Verdict: Jury

Smith Testimony Sealed Peterson Verdict: Jury

"The hearsay testimony from Stacy was the biggest part of it," jurors told reporters Friday.

Top Stories
Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern For Activist
Selfie of Pistol-Toting Toddler Prompts Concern For Activist

A photo being circulated of a person holding a young child who is gripping what appears to be a handgun with her finger on the trigger has a local activist and police searching for answers.

SWAT Team Responds to Home on Chicago's North Side
SWAT Team Responds to Home on Chicago's North Side

A Chicago Police SWAT team was responding on Thursday evening to an incident at a home in the Edgewater neighborhood on the city's North Side.

Rush Cancels DC Trip as Health Care Vote is Postponed
Rush Cancels DC Trip as Health Care Vote is Postponed

Congressman Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans amid news the vote has been postponed.

Food Pantry Volunteer Gets Surprise From Governor Rauner
Food Pantry Volunteer Gets Surprise From Governor Rauner

Howard Goldstein spent Thursday doing what he always does---volunteering with the Red Cross, serving food to his fellow veterans. Little did he know, that Bruce Rauner, the governor of Illinois was waiting in the wings.

3-Year-Old Boy Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley
3-Year-Old Boy Killed in I-90 Crash Near Huntley

A 3-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Huntley.

White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote
White House, in Gamble, Demands Make-or-Break Health Vote

Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.