James Glasgow

Drew Peterson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Judge Delays Drew Peterson’s Murder-For-Hire Trial Again

The former suburban Chicago police officer is accused of trying to hire a fellow prison inmate to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his ex-wife’s death.

07/07/2015

Drew Peterson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Drew Peterson Returns To Court In Murder-For-Hire Trial

Former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches.

07/07/2015

Drew Peterson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Drew Peterson Granted Trial Delay In Murder-For-Hire Case

A southern Illinois judge has granted Drew Peterson’s request to delay his trial on charges that the former suburban Chicago police sergeant plotted to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in his third wife’s death.

05/22/2015

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson (left) is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (right), who led the team which successfully prosecuted Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Peterson Pleads Not Guilty In Murder-For-Hire Plot, Seeks Quick Trial

Already in prison for the murder of his third wife, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars.

03/03/2015

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson (left) is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (right), who led the team which successfully prosecuted Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Inmate’s Letters Claim Glasgow Helped Set Up Peterson In Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Letters written by a prison inmate allege Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow was in on the planning of his own murder-for-hire, leading to new charges against the man he put in prison, convicted killer Drew Peterson.

02/25/2015

Former Bolingbrook police offcer Drew Peterson (R) leaves the Will County Jail with his attorney Joel Brodsky after posting bail for a felony weapons charge May 21, 2008, in Joliet. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Letters To Peterson Attorney Suggest He Was Set Up In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Letters sent to a former attorney for convicted killer Drew Peterson have raised questions about whether Peterson was set up on charges he sought to have a prosecutor killed.

02/24/2015

Former Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson (left) is accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow (right), who led the team which successfully prosecuted Peterson for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections/Getty Images)

Peterson Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman To Kill Prosecutor

In prison for killing his third wife, Drew Peterson has been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him there.

02/09/2015

Court Generic

Chemical Leak Leads To Court Action Against ExxonMobil

A hydrogen sulfide leak at a southwest suburban oil refinery in March was the subject of a complaint filed in court by state and Will County officials hoping to prevent a recurrence.

07/25/2013

Brian Dorian, a Lynwood police officer, talks about being wrongly charged as the so-called "Honeybee Killer" in October 2010. He is suing Will County authorities for $10 million. (Credit: CBS)

Wrongfully Charged Cop Campaigning Against Glasgow In Will County

The man who is trying to unseat Will County State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow is getting help campaigning from a police officer wrongly accused of murder by Glasgow two years ago.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2012

Stacy And Drew Peterson

Prosecutor Will Decide Soon Whether Drew Peterson Faces New Charges

Drew Peterson is considered a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy, but has not been charged.

09/07/2012

Drew Peterson Sketch

Peterson Trial Judge, Attorneys Work On Jury Instructions

Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday at the Will County courthouse.

08/31/2012

Drew Peterson

A Look At The Jury That Will Decide Drew Peterson’s Fate

Drew Peterson’s future now rests with twelve of his fellow Will County citizens who will decide whether he’s guilty of murder.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

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

Drew Peterson In Court For Pre-Trial Motions

Drew Peterson was back in court Wednesday as prosecutors and defense attorneys hashed out what pieces of evidence should or should not be admitted when his murder trial starts next week.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Hospital Bed

Will County Officials: Closing Mental Health Facility Would Be Devastating

Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Facility is getting a big thumbs down from officials in Will County.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

City Ban On Synthetic Pot Starts Wednesday, Statewide Ban Starts Jan. 1

Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Mary Vetor (Will County State's Attorney's Office)

Woman Gets 61 years For Murder During Channahon Home Invasion

A 26-year-old Joliet woman was sentenced to 61 years in prison on Monday in connection with the death of a Channahon man during a botched 2009 home invasion.

12/05/2011

Rebecca Mercado

Quinn Signs ‘Rebecca’s Law’ Stiffening Penalties For Torturers

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will toughen the penalties for abusers who torture their victims, after a man who brutally tortured his wife ended up being sentenced to just 4 1/2 years in prison.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Grand Theft Auto

Will County Prosecutor: Fight Not Over Against Violent Video Games

Video game makers and sellers may be celebrating after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday overturning the California ban on the sale or rental of violent games to children.

06/28/2011

Scott Rossow (Photo Credit: Joliet Police)

High-Speed DUI Offender Gets 13 Years

A southwest suburban man, who was driving drunk at over 100 mph when he caused a crash that killed two passengers in his car, was sentenced Thursday to 13 years in prison.

03/31/2011

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