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Drew Peterson

Warring Peterson lawyers take fight to court

Warring Peterson lawyers take fight to court

Drew Peterson lead defense attorney Joel Brodsky leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill., during the August 2012 murder trial of Peterson.

February 18, 2013 4:15 pm

Drew Peterson's lead attorney bows out of case

JOLIET, Ill. | Attorney Joel Brodsky says he'll no longer be representing former police officer and convicted murderer Drew Peterson.

October 30, 2012 4:00 pm
Peterson witness: 3rd wife died accidentally

Peterson witness: 3rd wife died accidentally

Drew Peterson lead defense attorney Joel Brodsky leaves the Will County Courthouse in Joliet, Ill. after the second day of the murder trial of Peterson. Peterson, 58, is charged with killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. Her body was found in a dry bathtub in her home, her hair so…

August 29, 2012 12:00 am
Peterson witness: 3rd wife died accidentally

Peterson witness: 3rd wife died accidentally

JOLIET, Ill. | Forensic pathologists testified for the defense Tuesday that they believe Drew Peterson's third wife died of an accidental fall in her bathtub, countering earlier testimony from state witnesses that her 2004 death was murder.

August 28, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Witness: Peterson offered $25K to kill 3rd wife

JOLIET, Ill. | A witness testified at Drew Peterson's murder trial Wednesday that the former Illinois police officer offered him $25,000 to hire a hit man to kill his third wife just three months before she was found dead.

August 22, 2012 4:24 pm

Judge to rule Wednesday on Drew Peterson mistrial

JOLIET, Ill. | The judge at Drew Peterson's murder trial on Tuesday blasted prosecutors for broaching a subject he told them not to and sent them home with a warning that he might throw the case out of court.

August 14, 2012 4:30 pm
Judge: No mistrial in Drew Peterson murder case

Judge: No mistrial in Drew Peterson murder case

JOLIET, Ill. | A judge said Thursday that he believed Drew Peterson could receive a fair trial in his murder case, but not before chiding prosecutors for entering inadmissible evidence and criticizing them in front of jurors.

August 02, 2012 12:30 pm

Drew Peterson judge considers mistrial ruling after prosecutorial blunders

JOLIET, Ill. | A visibly angry judge said Wednesday he will consider declaring a mistrial at Drew Peterson's murder trial after a second major blunder by prosecutors in as many days, once again illustrating how the high-profile case has been beset by problems from the outset.

August 01, 2012 9:00 pm
Drew Peterson gets his day in court

Drew Peterson gets his day in court

CHICAGO | Lawyers will begin today to pull together the disjointed story of Drew Peterson and his ill-fated wives to make a case for the ex-cop's guilt or innocence, all the while navigating a bevy of legal issues — from how much hearsay evidence will be admitted to just how to describe Pete…

July 30, 2012 11:30 pm Photos

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Drew Peterson in court

Drew Peterson in court

Drew Peterson poses in a March 2008 photo with his children — daughter Lacy, 3, Anthony, 4, left, Christopher, 13, right, and Thomas, 15 — at their home in Bolingbrook, Ill. Christopher and Thomas are from Peterson's marriage to his third wife, Kathleen Savio, whom Peterson is charged with m…

July 30, 2012 3:49 pm
Drew Peterson in court

Drew Peterson in court

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow leaves court during a lunch break on the first day of jury selection in former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson's murder trial on July 23 in Joliet, Ill.

July 30, 2012 3:47 pm

Court gives OK for hearsay testimony in Drew Peterson case

CHICAGO | An appellate court ruled Thursday that two of Drew Peterson's ex-wives can effectively testify from the grave during the trial of the suburban Chicago police officer charged with murder in one of their deaths and suspected in the other.

April 12, 2012 10:15 pm

Prosecutors: Drew Peterson trial will be delayed

JOLIET, Ill. | Former police officer Drew Peterson's trial on charges of killing his third wife will be delayed while prosecutors appeal a judge's decision to exclude some evidence considered crucial to the case, attorneys said Wednesday.

July 07, 2010 1:38 pm

Savio's boyfriend testifies at Peterson hearing

JOLIET, Ill. | Hours after Kathleen Savio's body was found in her bathtub, her boyfriend says he told police that Savio's ex-husband, Drew Peterson, might be involved.

February 02, 2010 12:20 pm

Minister testifies in Drew Peterson hearing

JOLIET, Ill. | A minister says Stacy Peterson told him that her husband was wearing black and carrying a bag of women's clothes the night before his third wife was found dead in a bathtub.

January 29, 2010 12:50 pm
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