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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

Christopher Vaughn is accused of killing his wife and three children in 2007. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Pathologist, Wife’s Acquaintances To Testify In Vaughn Family Massacre Trial

In the Christopher Vaughn murder trial, prosecutors are expected to call a forensic pathologist to the stand Wednesday.

09/05/2012

Drew Peterson Court

Doctor Testifies At Peterson Trial About Conflicting Savio Autopsies

For a second day, the focus in the Drew Peterson murder trial has been the two autopsies that came to different conclusions about Kathleen Savio’s death, and the judge has had to tell the lawyers to stop bickering in front of jurors.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

Melissa Calusinski has been sentenced to 31 years in prison, after her conviction for first-degree murder in the death of 16-month-old Benjamin Kingan. She allegedly tossed the boy to the ground at the daycare center where she worked. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Judge Rejects New Trial For Daycare Worker Convicted Of Killing Toddler

Claiming a key prosecution witness lied about his credentials, Melissa Calusinski’s attorneys argued Thursday the former daycare worker convicted of murdering a toddler deserves a new trial.

03/29/2012

Marni Yang, Rhoni Reuter

Pathologist: Reuter Tried To Protect Unborn Baby

As she was being shot to death, Rhoni Reuter wrapped her left arm around her abdomen in an apparent effort to protect her unborn daughter, a pathologist testified Monday.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011