Illinois' murder trial of the century

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sep 7, 2012

Does Drew Defense Have Case for Appeal?

Does Drew Defense Have Case for Appeal?

Attorneys for convicted murderer Drew Peterson said it's a "dark day in America" when someone can be convicted on hearsay evidence.

Sep 6, 2012

What About Stacy Peterson?

What About Stacy Peterson?

State’s attorney plans to review evidence surrounding the disappearance of Drew Peterson's fourth wife.

Sep 7, 2012

Peterson Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Peterson Guilty of First-Degree Murder

Jurors deliberated for about 14 hours before reaching their decision.

Sep 6, 2012

"Finally Somebody Heard Kathleen's Cries"

"Finally Somebody Heard Kathleen's Cries"

Savio family says Stacy Peterson is "next for justice."

Sep 6, 2012

Peterson Trial: Live Blog

Peterson Trial: Live Blog

Drew Peterson, a former Bolingbrook police sergeant, awaited trial for more than three years on charges he killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

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Rep. Schock  Reimbursed Costs For Lavish Decor

Rep. Schock Reimbursed Costs For Lavish Decor

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock repaid $40,000 from his personal checking account for redecorations to his congressional office in the style of the TV show "Downton Abbey," according to financial records.

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Gov. Rauner: I'm "Staying Out" of Mayor's Race

Gov. Rauner: I'm "Staying Out" of Mayor's Race

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner says he's "staying out of" the Chicago mayor's race.

More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

More Snow, Cold Head for Chicago

Chicagoans ... steel yourselves. There's more snow and more cold headed for the city and suburbs this weekend into next week.

Ald. Deb Mell Avoids Runoff by Mere Two Votes

Ald. Deb Mell Avoids Runoff by Mere Two Votes

The notion that every vote counts rang true for Northwest Side Ald. Deb Mell Friday as she avoided a predicted runoff by a mere two votes.

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