Jailed Oswego Man Charged With Trying To Have Witness KilledA west suburban man already charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint is facing more charges for trying to have a witness in the case killed, according to police.
Drew Peterson Murder-For-Hire Trial Delayed Until FebruaryThe former suburban Chicago police officer is charged with soliciting an inmate to kill Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, who prosecuted the 2012 case in which Peterson was sentenced to 38 years in prison for the bathtub drowning death of ex-wife Kathleen Savio.
Judge Delays Drew Peterson's Murder-For-Hire Trial AgainThe 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.
Drew Peterson Returns To Court In Murder-For-Hire TrialFormer suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches.
Drew Peterson Granted Trial Delay In Murder-For-Hire CaseA 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.
Man Convicted Of Trying To Hire A Hitman To Kill Witnesses Against SonEuripides “Caca” Caguana is set to be sentenced Sept. 16 after a federal jury found him guilty late Tuesday on all four murder-for-hire counts he’s faced since his arrest in October 2013, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Woman Gets 20 Years For Trying To Have Ex-Boyfriend KilledFriday night, Kane County Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles sentenced 28-year-old Maricela Arciga to 20 years in prison after a jury convicted her in July 2014 of solicitation of murder for hire, and solicitation of murder, each a Class X felony, according to the Kane County state’s attorney’s office.
Peterson Pleads Not Guilty In Murder-For-Hire Plot, Seeks Quick TrialAlready in prison for the murder of his third wife, former Bolingbrook cop Drew Peterson on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars.
Inmate's Letters Claim Glasgow Helped Set Up Peterson In Murder-For-Hire SchemeLetters 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.
Letters To Peterson Attorney Suggest He Was Set Up In Murder-For-Hire PlotLetters sent to a former attorney for convicted killer Drew Peterson have raised questions about whether Peterson was set up on charges he sought to have a prosecutor killed.
'We're Not In South Africa,' Judge Says When Attorney Cites Pistorius Case And Asks For LeniencyThe attorney for a man who tried to have six people burned alive begged a federal judge for leniency Friday, saying South African athlete Oscar Pistorius got only five years in prison for killing his girlfriend.
Aurora Woman Convicted In Murder-For-Hire CaseOn Thursday, 12 Kane County jurors agreed that Maricela Arciga of Aurora wanted her ex-boyfriend dead, and that she paid a hit man to do it. That hit man was actually special agent David Gomez of the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, who had been tipped-off about the murder for hire.