Motion For New Trial

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

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

Andre Curry, 21, talks with CBS 2 about how he got in legal trouble for posting a photo of his taped daughter. (CBS)

Judge Weighs New Trial For Dad Who Duct-Taped Daughter

Sentencing was delayed Thursday for a father convicted of aggravated battery for taping over his 22-month-old daughter’s mouth and binding her hands with tape, after the man’s defense attorney asked the judge for a new trial.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2012

Drew Peterson

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

William Balfour, 30, is on trial for allegedly killing three members of Jennifer Hudson's family in 2008. (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

3 Consecutive Life Sentences For Balfour In Hudson Family Murders

William Balfour, the man convicted of murdering three members of singer-actress Jennifer Hudson’s family, has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Silvonus Shannon, Derrion Albert

Defense Wants New Trial For Derrion Albert Murder Convict

A new twist has emerged in the case of Silvonus Shannon, one of the men convicted in the beating death of Fenger High School honor student Derrion Albert.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011