Illinois' murder trial of the century

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.

Sep 6, 2012

Drew's Jurors: "What Does Unanimous Mean?"

Drew's Jurors: "What Does Unanimous Mean?"

As deliberations reached the 12-hour mark in the Drew Peterson murder trial, jurors came back Thursday with another question, their fifth.

Sep 6, 2012

Cassandra Cales: Stacy Heard Verdict Against Drew Peterson

Cassandra Cales: Stacy Heard Verdict Against Drew Peterson

9/6/2012: Cassandra Cales expresses hope that the first-degree murder conviction against Drew Peterson leads to information that helps find her sister, Stacy Peterson.

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.

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