Illinois' murder trial of the century

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...

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...

Aug 16, 2012

Pathologist: Savio was Murdered

Pathologist: Savio was Murdered

But under aggressive questioning by the defense, Dr. Larry Blum conceded that some of his well-respected counterparts disagreed and still maintained her death was an accident.

Aug 28, 2012

Drew Peterson's Attorneys Begin Defense

Drew Peterson's Attorneys Begin Defense

Attorneys on Monday paraded six witnesses in rapid order in their attempt to prove the defendant didn't kill his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

Aug 27, 2012

Will Drew Take the Stand?

Will Drew Take the Stand?

Lead defense attorney Joel Brodsky said he has about 10 witnesses to call during what is expected to be two days of testimony. The defense is certain to call first on Savio's divorce attorney, Harry Smith.

Aug 24, 2012

Peterson Prosecutors Sounding Less Confident

Peterson Prosecutors Sounding Less Confident

Prosecution expected to rest case Monday.

Aug 23, 2012

Jeff Ruby Tossed From Drew Peterson Trial

Jeff Ruby Tossed From Drew Peterson Trial

Jeff Ruby was seen locking eyes with Drew Peterson and mouthing a two-word slur.

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Jury Selection Begins in Murder of Indian Head Park Teen

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Jury selection begins Tuesday in the murder trial of a man charged with violently stabbing a 14-year-old girl after she found him robbing her southwest suburban home.