Illinois' murder trial of the century

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.

Aug 24, 2012

Pastor: Stacy Says Drew Coached Her to Lie

Pastor: Stacy Says Drew Coached Her to Lie

The Rev. Neil Schori on Thursday provided some of the most dramatic testimony in the Drew Peterson trial so far.

Aug 23, 2012

Peterson Jurors Hear Hit Man Testimony

Peterson Jurors Hear Hit Man Testimony

Jurors hearing the Drew Peterson murder trial on Wednesday heard a witness say the defendant offered a former cable installer $25,000 to hire a hit man to kill his third wife just three months before she was...

Aug 23, 2012

Peterson Juror Recognizes Witness

Peterson Juror Recognizes Witness

Judge temporarily halted proceedings but ultimately let juror remain seated on the case.

Aug 23, 2012

Head Trauma Expert Details Savio Injuries

Head Trauma Expert Details Savio Injuries

Pathologist Mary Case testified that a 2-inch gash on the back of Kathleen Savio's head could not have caused her to pass out.

Aug 20, 2012

Judge: Savio Friend "Facially Unreliable"

Judge: Savio Friend "Facially Unreliable"

The judge overseeing former police officer Drew Peterson's murder trial on Friday barred important hearsay testimony meant to undercut the former suburban Chicago police officer's alibi in the death of his third...

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