A trial judge previously determined police and fire commissioners in Oak Brook was justified in firing officer Stephen Peterson after concluding he’d obstructed the investigation into the disappearance of his father’s fourth wife.
Six years ago today, Stacy Peterson disappeared from her home in Bolingbrook and her family is marking the anniversary.
His lawyer says Drew Peterson’s son is likely to appeal a judge’s ruling today that upheld his firing as a police officer.
Convicted killer Drew Peterson’s lawyers have quietly withdrawn from the appeal of his murder conviction.
The Illinois Department of Corrections confirms Peterson, 59, arrived Thursday at Menard Correctional Center near Chester, Ill.
Less than a day after declaring his innocence at the top of his lungs during his sentencing hearing, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson was transferred from the Will County Jail to a state prison in Pontiac to begin serving his 38-year sentence for murder.
Following a rambling, bizarre and emotional plea in which he forcefully denied being a killer, Drew Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison Thursday for murdering his third wife Kathleen Savio nearly 10 years ago.
Drew Peterson’s lawyers tried to make a case today for a new trial. The judge will rule on that motion at 1 p.m. Thursday and if he denies it, the case enters the sentencing phase reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser from the Will County courthouse.
Drew Peterson’s feuding current and former lawyers, Steve Greenberg and Joel Brodsky, squared off in court today as the defense seeks a new trial. WBBM’s Mike Krauser reports it was not the showdown that some were expecting.
Convicted murderer Drew Peterson goes back to court in Will County tomorrow, hoping to convince a judge to grant him a new trial, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.
Drew Peterson’s attorneys got some of what they wanted from former colleague Joel Brodsky, but not everything.
A DePaul University Legal Analyst is giving Drew Peterson only a slim chance for reversal of his murder conviction.
On Thursday, Judge Edward Burmila set a Feb. 19 hearing date for the motion for a new trial.
Drew Peterson’s former lawyer, Joel Brodsky has filed an unusual motion, attacking his former co-counsel, Steve Greenberg, and suggesting he might have given prosecutors new evidence against Peterson.
Drew Peterson’s former lawyers are weighing in on a motion filed by his current lawyers, arguing for a new trial, based, in part, on the decision to call a witness whose testimony was damaging to the defense.
Drew Peterson’s lawyers have filed a motion seeking to have his conviction tossed out, because of ineffective counsel by former lead defense attorney Joel Brodsky.
A new search for the remains of Drew Peterson’s missing fourth wife was in its fourth day on Thursday.
The FBI and Illinos State Police searched a southwest suburban forest preserve Monday afternoon — attracting the attention of the sister of the missing Stacy Peterson, although authorities wouldn’t say what they were looking for.
The lead lawyer for convicted killer Drew Peterson on Tuesday withdrew from the case.
The Will County judge who presided over Drew Peterson’s murder trial had to sort through some legal drama on Friday, about what attorneys would represent the former Bolingbrook police officer going forward.