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Drew Peterson is serving a 38-year prison term for the murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Drew Peterson Might Lose $79,000 Police Pension

Officials in southwest suburban Bolingbrook could begin an effort to strip former cop Drew Peterson of his pension, following his conviction for killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio.

03/20/2014

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Family Of Stacy Peterson Marks Six Year Anniversary Of Her Disappearance

Six years ago today, Stacy Peterson disappeared from her home in Bolingbrook and her family is marking the anniversary.

10/28/2013

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Judge Upholds Firing Of Drew Peterson’s Son By Oak Brook PD

His lawyer says Drew Peterson’s son is likely to appeal a judge’s ruling today that upheld his firing as a police officer.

03/18/2013

Drew Peterson (Credit: Will County Jail)

Drew Peterson Moved To State Prison In Pontiac To Begin Sentence

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.

02/22/2013

Drew Peterson (Credit: Will County Jail)

Drew Peterson Gets 38 Years For Murder Of Kathleen Savio

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.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

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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.

02/20/2013

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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

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Drew Peterson Back In Court Tuesday To Ask For New Trial

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.

02/18/2013

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New Trial For Drew Peterson? Old Lawyer Thinks So

Drew Peterson’s former lawyer, Joel Brodsky, thinks he’s found a reason for Peterson to get a new trial.

02/05/2013

Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expert Claims Drew Peterson Unlikely To Get Conviction Reversed

A DePaul University Legal Analyst is giving Drew Peterson only a slim chance for reversal of his murder conviction.

01/11/2013

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

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Peterson’s Legal Argument Probably Won’t Fly, Lawyers Say

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.

12/14/2012

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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

Drew Peterson (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drew Peterson Keeps Legal Team, Denies Asking New Lawyers To File Appeal

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.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2012

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New Lawyer Files Motion For New Trial For Drew Peterson

A Naperville lawyer has filed a motion for a new trial for Drew Peterson.

10/10/2012

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Pastor Who Testified In Peterson Trial Fights Domestic Violence

A Naperville pastor who testified against Drew Peterson in his murder trial is using his notoriety for a higher purpose.

WBBM Newsradio–10/02/2012

Kathleen Savio (Family Photo)

Doctor Who Ruled Savio’s Death A Homicide Speaks Out About Peterson Trial

The pathologist who ruled Kathleen Savio was the victim of a homicide after authorities reopened their investigation into her death said being skeptical was the key to determining it was no simple accident.

CBS 2–09/25/2012

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Peterson Attorney Furious After Being Fired

One of Drew Peterson’s defense attorneys is furious at remarks made by his former co-counsel after he was fired from the defense team.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2012

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Attorney: Peterson Will Have A Better Life In State Prison

One of Drew Peterson’s lawyers has some interesting things to say about the kind of life Peterson will be living in the next couple of months.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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

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