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Judge Expected To Rule Wednesday On Peterson Trial

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.

02/19/2013

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

Witness: Peterson Offered Me $25,000 To Find Hitman

A former cable company co-worker of Drew Peterson’s was on the witness stand in Peterson’s trial Wednesday morning, testifying about a request to hire a hitman.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2012

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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

Sam Adam Jr.

Attorney Adam Says He’s Seen Nothing Like Peterson Prosecution’s Faux Pas

When the Drew Peterson murder trial ground once again to a halt because of a forbidden question Tuesday, it left Will County Judge Edward Burmila angry and a prominent defense attorney who was a spectator surprised.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2012

Drew Peterson Court

Judge In Peterson Trial: Prosecution’s ‘Disrespect For The Court Is Shocking’

Just hours after defense attorneys for Drew Peterson withdrew a motion for a mistrial over a mistake by prosecutors, testimony was halted again Wednesday and the judge angrily chided prosecutors after another witness discussed evidence barred from the trial, saying “the disrespect for the court is shocking.”

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

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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

Peterson Trial: Neighbor Weeps While Testifying About Finding Savio’s Body

In opening statements for Drew Peterson’s long-awaited murder trial Tuesday, Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow said Peterson once boasted that “he had learned enough to kill someone and make it look like an accident.”

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

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

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Peterson Murder Trial Set For End Of July

After nearly two years of delays, Drew Peterson is set to go on trial in two months for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

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Man Gets Probation For Child Porn Stash

A Joliet man is catching a major break, with a sentence of only probation for a child porn stash that includes a photo of a girl who appears to be in tears.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011