Peterson's lawyer to seek bail reduction

BOLLINGBROOK, Ill., May 11 (UPI) -- A former Illinois police sergeant charged with his third wife's death is being persecuted by an overzealous prosecutor, a defense lawyer said.

Drew Peterson jokes at court appearance

JOLIET, Ill., May 8 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson, the former Illinois police officer suspected of killing two wives, made a brief court appearance Friday, joking with the news media.

Attorney for Peterson downplays charges

CHICAGO, May 8 (UPI) -- Attorney Joel Brodsky said Friday during appearances on U.S. morning news shows the case against his client, Drew Peterson, is circumstantial at best.

Missing woman said wanted out of marriage

CHICAGO, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- One day before she disappeared, Stacy Peterson talked about leaving her husband Drew, a classmate has told Chicago area law enforcement authorities.

Hearing continues in death of wife of cop

JOLIET, Ill., July 18 (UPI) -- Hearings in Illinois will continue into the death of a former police officer's wife after unusual court proceedings and the disappearance of his latest wife.

Missing woman's husband had secret gun

JOLIET, Ill., July 16 (UPI) -- Friends claim Illinois State Police missed a folding gun when they searched the home of ex-cop Drew Peterson three days after his wife Stacy vanished.

Drew Peterson may face wrongful-death suit

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., April 18 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson may face a wrongful-death suit after an Illinois judge appointed new executors for the property of his deceased third wife.

Peterson's exes talk to grand jury

JOLIET, Ill., April 4 (UPI) -- The second wife of a former Illinois police officer suspected of killing his third and fourth wives and his former fiancee have testified before a grand jury.

Neighbors accused of harassing suspect

CHICAGO, March 19 (UPI) -- An ex-police officer suspected in the disappearance of his wife is engaged in an ongoing battle with people who live in his suburban Chicago neighborhood.

Peterson's sons delay court appearance

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., March 6 (UPI) -- The sons of Drew Peterson, a former Illinois police officer and a suspect in his wife's disappearance, again avoided having to appear before the grand jury.

Drew Peterson says he is ready for arrest

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Former Illinois Police Officer Drew Peterson denied killing his third and fourth wives Thursday while saying he is prepared to be charged.

Drew Peterson gets guns, loses permit

CHICAGO, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors must return former police officer Drew Peterson's guns, while state police soon after revoked his gun permit.

Stacy Peterson allegedly sighted overseas

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson's lawyer claims new photos snapped by a retired Australian police officer on vacation in Thailand may show Peterson's missing wife Stacy.

'Mentalist' will not meet with Peterson

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A prominent "mentalist" who offered to meet with Bolingbrook, Ill., resident Drew Peterson about his wife's disappearance says the meeting will not take place.

Media circus rolls on in Peterson case

CHICAGO, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A Chicago radio morning show pulled a "Win a Date With Drew" slot intended to find a date for Drew Peterson, whose fourth wife has been missing since October.

Message suggests missing wife had affair

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The attorney for an ex-Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer -- a suspect in his wife's disappearance -- says a text message implies she was having an affair.

Peterson's cars, guns to stay with police

JOLIET, Ill., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A Joliet, Ill., judge ruled two cars, 11 guns and other items belonging to Drew Peterson can remain with police as they investigate his wife's disappearance.

Peterson seeks probe of leaks

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A former Bolingbrook, Ill., police officer suspected in his wife's disappearance is calling for an investigation into leaks of grand jury testimony in the case.

Police chase leads in Peterson case

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Illinois police are checking leads that the body of missing Stacy Peterson was moved out of suburban Chicago in a truck.

Relative linked to Stacy Peterson case

JOLIET, Ill., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The stepbrother of former suburban Chicago police Sgt. Drew Peterson attempted suicide, apparently believing he helped dispose of Peterson's missing wife.

Witness: Cop suspect seen with big barrel

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A neighbor in Illinois has reported seeing former police officer Drew Peterson and another man loading a large plastic blue barrel into his SUV.

Drew Peterson disputes autopsy on ex-wife

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Former Illinois police Sgt. Drew Peterson fired back Monday at a new autopsy that determined that his third wife, Kathleen Savio, was slain.

Album cover photographer Joel Brodsky dies

STAMFORD, Conn., March 19 (UPI) -- Joel Brodsky whose album cover photography helped define music's visual image in the '60s and '70s, died in his Stamford, Conn., home of a heart attack. He was
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