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Drew Peterson Trial

Savio's Doctor Testifies In Drew Peterson Murder Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — The judge overseeing former police officer Drew Peterson's murder trial on Friday barred important hearsay testimony meant to und...

Pathologist: Drew Peterson's Third Wife Was Murdered

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.16.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. -- A forensic pathologist who performed a second autopsy on Drew Peterson's third wife years after she was found dead in her dry bathtub ...

Mistrial Motion Withdrawn In Drew Peterson Murder Trial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...

Judge Considers Mistrial In Drew Peterson Murder Trial -- Again

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.14.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — The judge at Drew Peterson's murder trial on Tuesday lambasted prosecutors who for the third time in as many weeks broached a sub...

Jury Selection Begins In Trial For Dad Accused Of Shooting Wife, Kids

Posted 08.13.2012 | Chicago

Since his wife and children were found fatally shot in 2007, Christopher Vaughn has maintained his innocence, explaining that he narrowly survived a m...

Savio's Boyfriend Testifies At Peterson Trial

AP | By MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.10.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. -- The defense at Drew Peterson's murder trial lashed out at the believability of a key state witness on Friday, accusing her of jazzing ...

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...

Testimony Begins In Drew Peterson's Murder Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN | Posted 09.29.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — The murder trial of former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson began Tuesday with dueling explanations of his third wi...

'You Murdered My Sister... You Will Pay:' Drew Peterson Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 07.29.2012 | Crime

CHICAGO -- One relative of Drew Peterson's long-missing fourth wife calls him a dog who deserves to be chained. The boorish, motorcycle-loving ex-poli...

Jury Selection Complete In Drew Peterson Murder Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.23.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. -- A poet, letter carrier and motorcycle enthusiast made the final cut Tuesday onto the jury for former suburban Chicago police officer D...

Jury Selection Begins Monday In Drew Peterson Trial

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago

JOLIET, Ill. — Drew Peterson formally introduced himself to would-be jurors Monday in his long-delayed murder trial, but it was clear many of th...

Drew Peterson Heads To Trial In Third Wife's Death

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 09.20.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — For a man whose fourth wife had just disappeared, Drew Peterson didn't sound the least bit worried. He seemed almost gleeful, suggesti...

SHOCKING Name On Witness List For Drew Peterson Murder Trial

Posted 07.20.2012 | Chicago

Attorneys for former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson have made a shocking move in advance of Peterson's trial for the murder of his fourth wi...

Final Peterson Hearing Wednesday, Jury Selection Begins Next Week

Posted 07.18.2012 | Chicago

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson will face a final hearing Wednesday before jury selection begins for his trial for the murder of his t...

Peterson Lawyers Will Get A Peek At Savio Evidence

Bolingbrook, IL Patch | Posted 06.27.2012 | Chicago

Drew Peterson's lawyers convinced a Will County judge to let them look at expunged battery cases brought against the former Bolingbrook cop's slain wi...

Date Set In Long-Delayed Drew Peterson Trial

Posted 05.17.2012 | Chicago

After nearly two years of trial delays, former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson will finally stand trial on the charge that he murdered Kathl...

Drew Peterson Returns To Court In Friday Hearing

Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

Updated story After nearly two years of trial delays, former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson returned to court Friday. Peterson appear...

Drew Peterson Drops Appeal, Says He's Ready For Court

Posted 04.24.2012 | Chicago

Former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson has reportedly decided not to appeal an appellate court's recent decision to allow for prosecutors' h...

Court OKs Hearsay Evidence In Drew Peterson Murder Case

| Joseph Hosey | Posted 04.12.2012 | Chicago

By Joseph Hosey The 14 statements supposedly spoken by Drew Peterson's dead third wife and missing fourth wife can be used against him at his murde...

Drew Peterson Lawyer Wants To Ban Jurors From Social Media

Posted 03.07.2012 | Chicago

The lead attorney for former Bolingbrook police sergeant and murder suspect Drew Peterson said in a recent interview that he may ask the judge in his ...