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.
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.
The Bolingbrook Police Pension Board was meeting Friday to determine whether to revoke the pension of former police sergeant and convicted killer Drew Peterson.
The former Bolingbrook cop convicted of killing one wife and suspected in the disappearance of another heads back to court Tuesday, reports CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli.
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.
Seven years ago Tuesday, Stacy Peterson disappeared from her home in Will County, never to be seen again, and her family said they are now reconsidering a decision to file papers to declare her legally dead.
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.
Six years ago today, Stacy Peterson disappeared from her home in Bolingbrook and her family is marking the anniversary.
His lawyer says Drew Peterson’s son is likely to appeal a judge’s ruling today that upheld his firing as a police officer.
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.
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.
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’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.
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.
Drew Peterson’s former lawyer, Joel Brodsky, thinks he’s found a reason for Peterson to get a new trial.
A DePaul University Legal Analyst is giving Drew Peterson only a slim chance for reversal of his murder conviction.
On Thursday, Judge Edward Burmila set a Feb. 19 hearing date for the motion for a new trial.
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.
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.
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.