Illinois' murder trial of the century

Sep 5, 2012

Drew Jury Goes Home Without Verdict

Drew Jury Goes Home Without Verdict

Jurors, not dressed in matching outfits Wednesday, received instructions for two counts of first-degree murder.

Sep 5, 2012

Peterson Jurors Hear Closing Arguments

Peterson Jurors Hear Closing Arguments

Each team was given roughly two hours to state their case to the seven man, five woman jury that's already sat through five weeks of testimony.

Aug 31, 2012

Judge Again Denies Move to Acquit Peterson

Judge Again Denies Move to Acquit Peterson

Ruling came after about four hours of debate between prosecutors and defense attorneys over jury instructions

Aug 30, 2012

Drew Defense Witness Testimony May Have Backfired

Drew Defense Witness Testimony May Have Backfired

Savio's divorce attorney dances around issue of Stacy Peterson's disappearance.

Aug 29, 2012

Savio Son Never Suspected Father Had Role in Death

Savio Son Never Suspected Father Had Role in Death

College sophomore testified Wednesday in father's murder trial.

Aug 31, 2012

Testimony Wraps in Drew Peterson Trial

Testimony Wraps in Drew Peterson Trial

Closing arguments scheduled for Tuesday.

Aug 29, 2012

Pathologists Say Savio Accidentally Drowned

Pathologists Say Savio Accidentally Drowned

Drew Peterson's defense attorneys on Tuesday rolled out two forensic pathologists who offered testimony in direct contrast to what jurors heard last week.

Aug 27, 2012

Judge Rejects Motion to Acquit Drew Peterson

Judge Rejects Motion to Acquit Drew Peterson

"The jury could find that the defendant is guilty of this offense," said Judge Edward Burmila.

Aug 24, 2012

Is Peterson's Color-Matching Jury Sending a Message?

Is Peterson's Color-Matching Jury Sending a Message?

"They want to present sort of a unified front," says jury expert Alan Tuerkheimer.

Aug 24, 2012

Man Arrested For Mouthing Expletive to Peterson

Man Arrested For Mouthing Expletive to Peterson

Jeff Ruby said he was arrested at Harrah's and charged with indirect contempt of court.

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