Judge holds hearing on Peterson witnesses

JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The aunt of Drew Peterson's missing fourth wife testified Tuesday the former Illinois police officer boasted "he could kill and make it look like an accident."

Missing wife feared husband, court is told

CHICAGO, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- The missing fourth wife of Drew Peterson told a neighbor if she disappeared then he had killed her, a neighbor of the former Illinois police officer testified.

Peterson brother: Stacy was in barrel

CHICAGO, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- The stepbrother of accused killer Drew Peterson says he helped Peterson remove his fourth wife's body from the couple's suburban Chicago home.
Hearsay witness testifies vs. Peterson

Hearsay witness testifies vs. Peterson

JOLIET, Ill., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge evaluating hearsay evidence heard Tuesday accused killer Drew Peterson threatened his late wife, court watchers said.
Drew Peterson sues over home equity line

Drew Peterson sues over home equity line

BOLLINGBROOK, Ill., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Accused killer Drew Peterson is suing JP Morgan Chase after his home-equity credit line was cut off.
Peterson's stepdaughter says he abused her

Peterson's stepdaughter says he abused her

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The stepdaughter of Drew Peterson, the man charged with killing his third wife, says she was mentally and physically abused by the ex-Illinois police officer.

Peterson's lawyers challenge hearsay law

JOLIET, Ill., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a former Illinois police officer charged with murder, used comedy, the Bible and history to argue against a hearsay law, court records showed.
Peterson lawyer wants hearsay law stricken

Peterson lawyer wants hearsay law stricken

JOLIET, Ill., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- An Illinois law that allows hearsay evidence is unconstitutional and should not be used against Drew Peterson in the death of his wife, defense lawyers said.
New autopsy for Peterson's third wife

New autopsy for Peterson's third wife

CHICAGO, July 23 (UPI) -- The third wife of former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson wasn't the victim of an accidental bathtub drowning, the results of a new autopsy indicate.

Peterson attorneys want judge removed

JOLIET, Ill., May 31 (UPI) -- Attorneys for former police officer Drew Peterson say the presiding judge in his murder trial in Will County, Ill., should be replaced.

Police say remains not Peterson, Stebic

JOLIET, Ill., May 28 (UPI) -- Illinois state police say the human remains found along the Des Plaines River were not those of missing persons Stacy Peterson or Lisa Stebic.

Drew Peterson allegedly sought hit man

JOLIET, Ill., May 22 (UPI) -- A former police officer in Illinois, Drew Peterson, tried to hire someone to kill his third wife the year before her death, a prosecutor alleged Friday.
No I.D. yet on body found in Ill. river

No I.D. yet on body found in Ill. river

CHICAGO, May 21 (UPI) -- An autopsy on skeletal remains pulled from an Illinois river failed to determine whether they were those of a man or woman, police said Thursday.

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 and his many wives

Drew Peterson and his many wives

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- The Drew Peterson case continues to read like a black-comedy version of "The Silence of the Lambs" done by "Monty Python's Flying Circus," with the Keystone Cops standing in for the FBI.

Drew Peterson arrested in 3rd wife's death

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., May 7 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson, a former Illinois police sergeant, was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, police said.

Drew Peterson's brother voices suspicions

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- The stepbrother of former Illinois police Sgt. Drew Peterson says Peterson asked him odd questions after the 2007 disappearance of Peterson's wife.

Immunity offered in case of missing woman

JOLIET, Ill., March 6 (UPI) -- Illinois prosecutors offered immunity 17 months ago to a man whose testimony they sought in the case of a missing suburban Chicago woman, a document reveals.

Drew Peterson's fiancee moves back in

BOLLINGBROOK, Ill., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Ernie Raines says he is beside himself that his daughter has decided to move back in with her erstwhile fiance, ex-Illinois police officer Drew Peterson.

Official hints at new Peterson evidence

JOLIET, Ill., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- An official in Will County, Ill., says the new year should bring about new evidence in the cases of former police officer Drew Peterson's last two wives.

Publicist confirms new Peterson engagement

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson, suspected in the death of one of his past wives, is engaged to a 23-year-old woman, his publicist says.

Ill. law to impact Peterson case

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The Illinois House has given final approval to a measure that may result in ex-police officer Drew Peterson being prosecuted on homicide charges.

Illinois Senate OKs hearsay evidence

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Sources say an Illinois state Senate decision regarding hearsay evidence could be used in the investigation into Stacy Peterson's disappearance.

Drew Peterson's stepbrother returns

BOLINGBROOK, Ill., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Drew Peterson's stepbrother resurfaced to attend a one-year anniversary vigil for Peterson's missing wife in Bolingbrook, Ill., sources say.

Candlelight vigil held for missing mother

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- More than 70 people braved chilly weather Tuesday night to attend a candlelight vigil for suburban Chicago mother Stacy Peterson, who vanished a year ago.
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