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Jury set for Drew Peterson trial

JOLIET, Ill., July 24 (UPI) -- Prosecutors and defense lawyers Tuesday settled on 12 jurors and four alternates for the murder trial of former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer Drew Peterson.
Drew Peterson trial begins with jury selection

Drew Peterson trial begins with jury selection

CHICAGO, July 23 (UPI) -- Jury selection began Monday in the long-delayed Chicago murder trial of Drew Peterson, accused of killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in 2004.
Peterson jury selection set to begin

Peterson jury selection set to begin

JOLIET, Ill., July 20 (UPI) -- Jury selection is set to begin in the murder trial of an Illinois man who is charged with the death of his third wife.
Disputed evidence may further stall Drew Peterson trial

Disputed evidence may further stall Drew Peterson trial

CHICAGO, July 19 (UPI) -- A battle over disputed evidence threatens to further stall a Chicago murder trial that already has been delayed two years, court records show.

No bathtub in court for Peterson trial

JOLIET, Ill., July 4 (UPI) -- Prosecutors cannot bring into court the bathtub where a former Illinois police officer, Drew Peterson, allegedly killed his third wife, a judge says.
Peterson lawyers ask judge to limit trial

Peterson lawyers ask judge to limit trial

JOLIET, Ill., May 8 (UPI) -- Attorneys for Drew Peterson, a former police officer accused of killing his third wife, asked a judge to bar mention of the disappearance of his fourth wife.
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Lowe to play prosecutor in Anthony TV film

Lowe to play prosecutor in Anthony TV film

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- Rob Lowe is to play Jeff Ashton, the Florida prosecutor who tried to prove Casey Anthony killed her toddler daughter, in a TV movie, Lifetime announced.
Drew Peterson chuckles over film clip

Drew Peterson chuckles over film clip

CHICAGO, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Accused killer Drew Peterson says the trailer for the upcoming Lifetime movie "Drew Peterson: Untouchable" is hilarious, his attorney said.

Ill. court to reconsider Peterson hearsay

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered an appellate court to reconsider whether hearsay statements should be allowed in Drew Peterson's murder case.
Court says Drew Peterson must stay in jail

Court says Drew Peterson must stay in jail

CHICAGO, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson will remain in jail while prosecutors appeal a ruling on the use of evidence in the former police officer's murder trial, an Illinois court said.
Lowe to play accused wife killer Peterson

Lowe to play accused wife killer Peterson

LOS ANGELES, June 15 (UPI) -- Rob Lowe is to play an accused wife killer in a TV version of Joseph Hosey's book "Fatal Vows: The Tragic Wives of Drew Peterson," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Peterson dig suspended

Peterson dig suspended

PEORIA, Ill., June 5 (UPI) -- Investigators dug in a wooded area near Peoria, Ill., Saturday, working from what were described as "pretty solid leads" in the search for Stacy Peterson.
Professor: Peterson can't get fair trial

Professor: Peterson can't get fair trial

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A Chicago law professor says pre-trial proceedings for Drew Peterson make it impossible for the former Bolingbrook, Ill., policeman to get a fair trial.
Attorney: Stacy Peterson talked extortion

Attorney: Stacy Peterson talked extortion

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Stacy Peterson discussed extorting money from her husband and suspected killer, retired Illinois police officer Drew Peterson, an attorney says.

Peterson's wife called homicide victim

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- An Illinois pathologist testified Friday that former police officer Drew Peterson's third wife was the victim of a homicide.
Evidence not gathered in bathtub drowning

Evidence not gathered in bathtub drowning

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- An Illinois State Police investigator says he failed to gather evidence after finding Drew Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio, dead in her bathtub.

Officer: Peterson used police hold

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- A Chicago police lieutenant testified photos of Kathleen Savio drowned in a bathtub suggest a hold called an "arm bar" may have been used on her.
Savio's sister alleges Peterson threat

Savio's sister alleges Peterson threat

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Kathleen Savio's sister testified Tuesday in an Illinois court that Drew Peterson once threatened to kill Savio while holding a knife to Savio's throat.
Minister: Drew Peterson told wife to lie

Minister: Drew Peterson told wife to lie

JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A minister said Friday Stacy Peterson had told him her husband Drew urged her to lie when investigators asked her about the death of his third wife.
Complaint lodged against Peterson attorney

Complaint lodged against Peterson attorney

JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- A complaint has been lodged against one of the attorneys representing an Illinois man accused in the death of one wife and the disappearance of another.

Drew Peterson's trial postponed

JOLIET, Ill., July 14 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial of former police officer Drew Peterson on charges of killing his third wife.

Drew Peterson's bail will not be lowered

JOLIET, Ill., June 7 (UPI) -- The $20 million bail keeping accused killer Drew Peterson in police custody will not be lowered as requested by his lawyers, an Illinois appellate court says.
New judge sought in Peterson case

New judge sought in Peterson case

JOLIET, Ill., May 18 (UPI) -- A former suburban Chicago police officer pleaded innocent Monday in the death of his third wife five years ago, court officials said.
Peterson says he'll be found innocent

Peterson says he'll be found innocent

CHICAGO, May 15 (UPI) -- A suburban Chicago man whose fourth wife is missing says he'll "probably be found innocent" of the 2004 murder of his third wife, Kathleen Savio.
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