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Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge To Decide Thursday Afternoon In Peterson Case

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 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge To Hear Peterson Request For New Trial Next Month

On Thursday, Judge Edward Burmila set a Feb. 19 hearing date for the motion for a new trial.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2013

Drew Peterson

Peterson Lawyers Seek New Trial, Claiming Mistakes By Brodsky

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/16/2012

Members of the Drew Peterson trial jury meet with the media Friday, a day after convicting Peterson of murder. (CBS)

Peterson Jurors: ‘We All Knew It Was A Homicide’

Jurors in the Drew Peterson trial said the hearsay testimony in the trial was “extremely critical” in reaching a guilty verdict.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Drew Peterson Won’t Testify; Defense Rests Its Case

Drew Peterson’s defense team has rested its case, after Peterson informed the judge he won’t be testifying on his own behalf.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2012

Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge: Savio’s Attorney, Stacy’s Pastor Can Testify At Drew Peterson Trial

A Will County judge decided today that Kathleen Savio’s divorce attorney and the pastor for Drew Peterson’s fourth Wife, Stacy, will be permitted to testify at Drew’s murder trial.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2012