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Kathleen Savio

Drew Peterson Sentenced To 38 Years In Ex-Wife's Murder

Posted 02.22.2013 | Chicago

After being denied a retrial, ex-Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson was sentenced to serve 38 years in prison in the 2004 death of his third wi...

David Lohr

Top 12 Crime Stories Of 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.27.2012 | Crime

There were many high-profile cases that captured headlines in 2012 –- too many. Jerry Sandusky, Drew Peterson and Joran van der Sloot all garnere...

FBI Deploys Helicopter, Boat In Search Of Drew Peterson's 4th Wife

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

Illinois State Police and FBI officials with search dogs, a helicopter and boat, combed through a wooded preserve Monday in hope of finding Stacy Pete...

Peterson Gets Out Of Jail To Say Goodbyes

Posted 10.12.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Even killers have mothers, and Thursday, Drew Peterson was briefly released to visit his. Convicted of murdering his third wife, ...

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...

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 ...

'Untouchable' Brings In Record Ratings For Lifetime

Posted 01.24.2012 | Chicago

The Lifetime original movie based on the life of suspected murderer Drew Peterson pulled in the highest ratings for the cable network since "The Pregn...

How Did Rob Lowe Do As Drew Peterson In 'Untouchable'?

Posted 01.22.2012 | Chicago

Saturday night saw the premiere of the highly-publicized Lifetime film "Drew Peterson: Untouchable," starring Rob Lowe. As expected, Twitter users ...

Drew Peterson Wants An Apology From State Police

Posted 12.14.2011 | Chicago

Former Bolingbrook police sergeant and murder suspect Drew Peterson believes that Illinois State Police should apologize for casting "a huge cloud of ...

PHOTO: Rob Lowe As Drew Peterson

Posted 09.10.2011 | Chicago

You might know him as the idealistic deputy communications director Sam Seaborn from "The West Wing," or as the smarmy TV executive Benjamin Kane from...

Drew Peterson's Letter From Jail: Says 'Malicious Prosecution' Hurting His Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week, Drew Peterson's son was suspended from his job at the Oak Brook Police Department after allegedly hiding his incarcerated father's guns in ...

Judge: Drew Peterson Likely Murdered Two Of His Wives

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If it were up to the judge overseeing Drew Peterson's murder trial, he would be found guilty--and then some. According to a sealed ruling obtained b...

Peterson Case Gets Even More Bizarre: 'Girls Gone Wild' Producer's Phone Number Found In Savio Autopsy Notes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The trial of former Bolingbrook police sergeant Drew Peterson starts next week, but pretrial discussions about the way Kathleen Savio's autopsy was ha...

Search For Stacy Peterson's Body At Peoria Farm Back On

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police spent another fruitless day this weekend near Peoria, Illinois, looking for the remains of Stacy Peterson. An unnamed source told Chicago Sun-...

Drew Peterson Trial: Jury To Hear Some Hearsay Evidence Under New Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Under a new law passed specifically for this case, jurors in the Drew Peterson murder trial will hear certain portions of the so-called "hearsay" test...

Judge In Drew Peterson Trial SHOCKED That Fox News Taped Savio Autopsy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The judge in the murder trial of Drew Peterson appeared shocked in court Thursday upon learning that Fox News had aired footage of Peterson's wife's a...

Stacy Peterson Update: Police 'Extremely Confident' Body Is Near Dig

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police are "extremely confident" that the body of Stacy Peterson, the missing ex-wife of accused murderer Drew Peterson, is near the area they searche...

Drew Peterson Trial: Defense Motions Could Delay Start

Herald News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

JOLIET -- Drew Peterson's jury is supposed to be picked in exactly a month and a day, but his lawyers are poised to launch a barrage of paperwork that...

Drew Peterson's Murder Trial Starts This Summer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Drew Peterson's trial in the murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio is set to begin this summer, a Will County judge announced Tuesday. The trial ...

Drew Peterson Trial: A Fox News Producer Helped Pathologist With Kathleen Savio's Autopsy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a renowned pathologist testified that the 2004 death of Drew Peterson's third wife Kathleen Savio was a homicide on Friday, Peterson's defense a...

Drew Peterson Trial: Pathologist Says Kathleen Savio Was Murdered

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kathleen Savio's 2004 bathtub drowning death was murder, a state-hired pathologist testified Friday, in part because he believed injuries to the front...