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

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

Darnell Donerson, 57; Jason Hudson, 29; and Julian King, 7; were all shot and killed in 2008. Authorities say William Balfour, the estranged boyfriend of King's mother, Julia Hudson, killed them. (Credit: CBS)

Jury Picked For Trial Of Accused Hudson Family Killer

A full jury has been selected in the trial of William Balfour, the man charged with killing three members of Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson’s family.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

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Not Enough Jurors Dooms Isom Case To Mistrial

The capital murder trial of a Gary man charged with killing his wife and stepchildren ended Wednesday in mistrial after running out of jurors.


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

Connie Wilson, forewoman of the jury that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of 17 corruption counts, discusses the 14-year prison sentence he received on Dec. 7, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Jurors See Different Side Of Blagojevich At Sentencing

Members of the jury that convicted Rod Blagojevich of 17 corruption counts this past summer said they saw a very different man in court on Wednesday from the cocky, glad-handing politician they watched for more nearly two months at his trial.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

Blagojevich jurorsJessica Hubinek and Connie Wilson attended the sentencing hearing. (CBS)

Blagojevich Jurors Feel Need To See Final Chapter Of Justice Served

It took two juries to find Rod Blagojevich guilty on 18 federal corruption charges. The men and women who agonized over those decisions weren’t required to be in court today for the sentencing hearing. But they were there.


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Cook County Backs Off Plan To Charge Jurors To Park At Courthouses

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has backed down from her proposal to require jurors and some law enforcement members to pay for parking in courthouse garages.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Jury Wraps Second Day Of Deliberations

Jurors in the Rod Blagojevich corruption retrial have wrapped up their second day of deliberations, meeting without a word on their progress on Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks about his corruption retrial at his home on April 16, 2011 in Chicago. Blagojevich who was convicted of one count of lying to the FBI in his original trial, faces 20 federal counts at his second trial, including allegations that he tried to sell or trade President Barack Obama's former Senate seat. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Blagojevich Judge: Opening Statements Could Begin Monday

The judge in the retrial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Tuesday that it appears opening statements could begin on Monday, while attorneys wrap up jury selection this week.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011

Rod Blagojevich (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Blago Jurors To Remain Anonymous Until Day After Verdict

The federal judge presiding over the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he won’t release the names of the jurors until the day after the verdict in Blagojevich’s second trial.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011