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Peterson Defense Attorneys

Peterson Attorney Furious After Being Fired

One of Drew Peterson’s defense attorneys is furious at remarks made by his former co-counsel after he was fired from the defense team.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson Found Guilty Of Killing Third Wife

The former Bolingbrook police sergeant will be sentenced Nov. 26 and faces a prison sentence of up to 60 years in the death of Kathleen Savio.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Drew Peterson

Peterson Jurors Reach Verdict After Asking For Definition Of Unanimous

The jurors in the Drew Peterson trial asked the judge what “unanimous” meant Thursday afternoon as they continued their deliberations.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2012

Drew Peterson

Jury Enters Second Day Of Deliberating Drew Peterson’s Fate

Jurors Thursday will resume weighing whether Is Drew Peterson a cold-blooded killer, or a victim of an overzealous prosecution.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2012

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Peterson Judge To Allow ‘Hit Man’ Testimony

The judge in Drew Peterson’s murder trial handed prosecutors a legal victory Tuesday by giving them the go-ahead to introduce evidence in coming days that the former suburban Chicago police officer sought to hire a hit man to kill his third wife for $25,000.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Drew Peterson Court

‘Stacy’s Secret Dies With Her,’ Says Peterson Trial Witness Barred From Testimony

In a major development in the murder trial of Drew Peterson, the judge has reversed himself and barred the testimony of a hearsay witness.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Savio’s Boyfriend Testifies About Encounter With Drew Peterson

The man who was dating Kathleen Savio at the time she died testified Friday morning in the Drew Peterson murder trial.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Savio’s Sister Testifies Peterson Said He Was Going To Kill His Wife

The sister Kathleen Savio – the third wife of Drew Peterson – testified Friday that Peterson told Savio he was going to kill her.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Motion For Mistrial Denied In Drew Peterson Trial

The judge in the Drew Peterson murder trial has denied a motion for a mistrial by the defense Thursday, although testimony by a witness the day before made him furious at prosecutors.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

Drew Peterson

Prosecutors’ ‘Low Blow’ Prompts Judge To Consider Mistrial In Peterson Case

The second day of the Drew Peterson murder trial was cut short on Wednesday, when a witness testified about finding a bullet in his driveway — believing Peterson planted it there to intimidate him — and defense attorneys promptly sought a mistrial.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

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Jury In Place For Drew Peterson Trial

A full jury has been impaneled for the Drew Peterson trial, and opening statements are set to begin next Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Drew Peterson

8 Jurors Selected For Drew Peterson Trial

The trial of the former Bolingbrook police sergeant, who is accused of killing his third wife, has been delayed more than two years as prosecutors and defense attorneys wrangled over evidence that can be allowed in court.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Report: Drew Peterson’s Defense Team Lists Stacy Peterson As Trial Witness

Drew Peterson’s defense team has reportedly included his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson, on the witness list – even though she has been missing for nearly five years and is widely believed to be dead.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

Drew Peterson

Could Peterson Trial Be Delayed Again Over Hearsay Debate?

Days before jury selection is to begin in Drew Peterson’s murder trial, it is still unclear if prosecutors will be able to use the victim’s statements.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Drew Peterson

Attorney: Internet Use Could Bias Jury In Peterson Case

Attorneys for accused killer Drew Peterson are trying to find ways to make sure their case does not get sabotaged by jurors using the Internet.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2012