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Drew Peterson Trial Updates

Peterson Found Guilty Of Murder In Third Wife's Death

Posted 09.06.2012 | Chicago

The murder trial of former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson came to a close Thursday with the delivery of a guilty verdict from the jury. ...

Jury Finds Peterson Guilty In Savio's Death

AP | MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN | Posted 11.06.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — Drew Peterson – the crass former Illinois police officer who gained notoriety after his much-younger wife vanished in 2007 ...

Witness: Drew Peterson Received Evidence Training

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.24.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — The judge at Drew Peterson's murder trial exposed potential holes in the state's case against the former suburban Chicago police ...

Prosecution In Peterson Murder Trial Expected To Rest Friday

AP | Posted 08.24.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. -- Prosecutors have told the judge at Drew Peterson's murder trial they expect to rest their case Friday. They made the comment Thursday...

Pastor: Peterson Told Fourth Wife To Lie To Police

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.23.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — A pastor told jurors Thursday at Drew Peterson's murder trial that the former suburban Chicago police officer's fourth wife once ...

Witness: Drew Peterson Offered $25,000 For A Hitman

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.22.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — A witness testified at Drew Peterson's murder trial Wednesday that the former Illinois police officer offered him $25,000 to hire...

Judge Allows Hitman's Testimony In Drew Peterson Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.21.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — The judge in Drew Peterson's murder trial handed prosecutors a legal victory Tuesday by giving them the go-ahead to introduce evi...

Mistrial Motion Withdrawn In Drew Peterson Murder Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.15.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — An increasingly exasperated judge at former police officer Drew Peterson's murder trial delivered his strongest rebuke of prosecu...

Testimony: Ex-Wife Said Peterson Asked Her 'Why Don't You Just Die?'

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.09.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — Drew Peterson's third wife told a friend a year before she was found dead in her bathtub that the former suburban Chicago police ...

Former Police Officer Says Stacy Peterson Upset Over Savio's Death

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.08.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — Just two days after his third wife's body was found in a bathtub, Drew Peterson sat on a card-table chair next to his tearful fou...

Peterson Trial Continues As Prosecutors Focus On Botched Investigation

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.07.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — With no splattered blood, no tell-tale signs of a struggle and what they all took as a sound explanation for why Drew Peterson's ...

Testimony In Drew Peterson Murder Trial Enters Fourth Day

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 08.03.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. -- Former police officer Drew Peterson's ex-wife told her sister six weeks before her death that she believed he would kill her, then beg...

Judge Denies Mistrial Motion In Drew Peterson Murder Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN | Posted 10.02.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — A judge said Thursday that he believed Drew Peterson could receive a fair trial in his murder case, but not before chiding prosec...

Peterson Murder Trial Continues With Second Day Of Testimony

AP | MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN | Posted 10.01.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — A visibly angry judge said Wednesday he will consider declaring a mistrial at Drew Peterson's murder trial after a second major b...