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.
Peterson Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman To Kill ProsecutorIn prison for killing his third wife, Drew Peterson has been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the prosecutor who put him there.
Chemical Leak Leads To Court Action Against ExxonMobil A hydrogen sulfide leak at a southwest suburban oil refinery in March was the subject of a complaint filed in court by state and Will County officials hoping to prevent a recurrence.
Wrongfully Charged Cop Campaigning Against Glasgow In Will CountyThe man who is trying to unseat Will County State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow is getting help campaigning from a police officer wrongly accused of murder by Glasgow two years ago.
Prosecutor Will Decide Soon Whether Drew Peterson Faces New ChargesDrew Peterson is considered a suspect in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy, but has not been charged.
Peterson Trial Judge, Attorneys Work On Jury InstructionsClosing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday at the Will County courthouse.
A Look At The Jury That Will Decide Drew Peterson's FateDrew Peterson's future now rests with twelve of his fellow Will County citizens who will decide whether he's guilty of murder.
Could Peterson Trial Be Delayed Again Over Hearsay Debate?Days before jury selection is to begin in Drew Peterson's murder trial, it is still unclear if prosecutors will be able to use the victim's statements.
Drew Peterson In Court For Pre-Trial MotionsDrew Peterson was back in court Wednesday as prosecutors and defense attorneys hashed out what pieces of evidence should or should not be admitted when his murder trial starts next week.
Will County Officials: Closing Mental Health Facility Would Be DevastatingGov. Pat Quinn’s plan to close the Tinley Park Mental Health Facility is getting a big thumbs down from officials in Will County.
City Ban On Synthetic Pot Starts Wednesday, Statewide Ban Starts Jan. 1Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.
Woman Gets 61 years For Murder During Channahon Home InvasionA 26-year-old Joliet woman was sentenced to 61 years in prison on Monday in connection with the death of a Channahon man during a botched 2009 home invasion.
Quinn Signs 'Rebecca's Law' Stiffening Penalties For TorturersGov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will toughen the penalties for abusers who torture their victims, after a man who brutally tortured his wife ended up being sentenced to just 4 1/2 years in prison.