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  • Cocky ex-cop Drew Peterson screams his innocence, gets 38 years in prison for wife's murder

    02/22/2013 7:57:43 AM PST · by Jeff Winston · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 22, 2013 | Associated Press
    JOLIET, Ill. – Drew Peterson showed nearly no emotion during his murder trial. Yet the once famously jocular ex-Illinois police officer screamed out his innocence before he was sentenced to 38 years in prison for his third wife's death. The outburst Thursday suggested reality may be settling in for Peterson, who for years casually dismissed suggestions he killed Kathleen Savio in 2004, or that he was behind the 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. Savio's death was initially ruled an accident. But after Stacy Peterson disappeared, authorities took another look and reclassified Savio's death as a homicide.
  • Guilty Verdict in Drew Peterson Murder Trial

    09/06/2012 12:55:46 PM PDT · by ozaukeemom · 26 replies
    HLN
    The jury in the Drew Peterson murder trial of his 3rd wife, Kathleen Savio, has come in with a verdict of guilty. Sentencing to be November 26.
  • Jury Finds Drew Peterson Guilty of First Degree Murder

    09/06/2012 1:02:23 PM PDT · by GVnana · 16 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 9/6/2012
    JOLIET, Ill. – DEVELOPING: Jurors convicted Drew Peterson of murdering his third wife Thursday, capping a sensational, five-year legal saga that began after the swaggering former Illinois police officer's fourth wife vanished. Peterson, 58, faces a maximum 60-year prison term when sentenced. Illinois has no death penalty. The prosecution built its case almost exclusively on circumstantial and hearsay evidence, including testimony about what Peterson's wives had told friends and acquaintances before the one died and the other disappeared. The verdict was a vindication for Will County prosecutors, who gambled by putting on such a case and then committed numerous stumbles...
  • Cops May Have Found Body of Drew Peterson's Wife

    06/05/2010 2:02:49 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 82 replies · 3,465+ views
    TMZ.com ^ | 06/05/2010 | Staff
    There may be a huge break in the disappearance of Drew Peterson's fourth wife. TMZ has learned authorities believe they may know exactly where the body is buried, and then plan to dig for it tomorrow. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Peterson, an ex-cop who is currently behind bars awaiting trial for the murder of his third wife, told an inmate yesterday how he killed Stacy Peterson, wife number 4. Stacy's body has never been recovered -snip- UPDATE 6/5 10:00 AM PT -- State Police confirm the search is underway.
  • Police to dig for Stacy Peterson's body near Peoria: source

    06/05/2010 7:43:53 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 23 replies · 676+ views
    Herald News ^ | June 5, 2010 | Joe Hosey
    Working with new information in the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, authorities are set to dig in search of her body Saturday in an area east of Peoria, sources said. Illinois State Police confirmed Saturday that they are currently following a lead in rural central Illinois regarding Peterson’s disappearance and have set up a media staging at a location near Peoria, according to an ISP release. The ISP Investigation team that has been investigating the disappearance and possible homicide of Stacy Peterson is aware of the situation and at the scene, the release said.
  • Authorities pursue a lead downstate regarding Stacy Peterson

    06/05/2010 7:45:50 AM PDT · by SERKIT · 16 replies · 543+ views
    Chicago Breaking News Center ^ | 6/5/2010 | Staff Reporter (?)
    <p>The Illinois State Police are following up on a lead in rural central Illinois regarding the 2007 disappearance of Stacy Peterson, the fourth wife of former Bolingbrook Police Sgt. Drew Peterson.</p> <p>Police did not provide any more specifics on where they were working, though a release from the police said that a media staging area is being set up near Peoria. There were no additional details available on the nature of the lead they were working on.</p>
  • Has Stacy Peterson Been Found? [Drew Peterson]

    05/20/2009 8:39:37 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 41 replies · 2,439+ views
    Radar Online ^ | 05/20/09
    A barge crew discovered the remains of what is described as a “smallish female” wearing underwear in the Des Plaines River. A source told the Joliet (Ill.) Herald News that DNA testing will likely be needed to identify the body. Relatives of Stacy Peterson, who lived in nearby Bolingbrook, Ill., have been contacted by state police regarding the discovery. Stacy was the fourth wife of ex-Bolingbrook cop, Drew Peterson, who remains in custody on charges that he killed his third wife Kathleen Savio. Stacy has been missing since Oct. 28, 2007.
  • Thoughts-Catching Up on the Drew Peterson Saga. His Wives Die or Disappear All Around Him

    05/10/2009 3:17:39 PM PDT · by Fishtalk · 22 replies · 503+ views
    Weekly Fish Thoughts ^ | 5/10/09 | Pat Fish
    \It's an all Drew Peterson week in this week's THOUGHTS post. I'd been following this case of the Illinois cop who can't seem to keep wives from disappearing or meeting sudden deaths in dry bathtubs since November of 2007. I went back and picked a post from November 07 through April 08 about this guy. If you need a comprehensive update on this guy's story, now that he's FINALLY been arrested for the murder of ONE of his wives. Also, beloved granddaughter pic time.
  • BREAKING: Drew Peterson Arrested

    05/07/2009 4:10:12 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 50 replies · 1,964+ views
    Joliet Herald News ^ | 4/7/2009 | Joe Hosey
    BOLINGBROOK – Authorities arrested Drew Peterson Thursday near his Bolingbrook home for the murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio, according to police sources. Police took Peterson into custody at Weber and Lilly Cache roads. Savio, 40, was found dead in a dry bathtub in her Bolingbrook home in March 2004. At the time, Illinois State Police failed to find anything suspicious and her death was ruled an accidental drowning by a coroner’s jury.
  • No More ‘Stunt?’: Drew Peterson’s Fiance Now Says She Hopes for Summer Wedding (video)

    02/13/2009 10:55:03 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 25 replies · 629+ views
    NBC News ^ | Feb. 13, 2009
    "I'm hoping for as soon as possible."
  • Drew Peterson engaged to 23-year-old woman

    12/17/2008 10:09:23 AM PST · by george76 · 38 replies · 1,942+ views
    Joliet Herald News ^ | December 17, 2008 | JOE HOSEY
    Looks like it’s bride number 5 for Drew Peterson. “Yeah, he proposed and she accepted,” Peterson's attorney, Joel Brodsky... But Brodsky added, “I guess he's got to get divorced.” Peterson said he does not believe his marital status should prevent him from becoming engaged. “I was married to Kathleen when I was engaged to Stacy," ... Kathleen — Kathleen Savio, wife number 3 — was the victim of an unsolved March 2004 homicide. Stacy — wife number 4 — vanished in October 2007. “Last time I had a relationship, you guys screwed it all up," he said of 22-year-old tanning...
  • Interesting site for those interested in the Stacy Peterson case.

    07/29/2008 4:46:06 AM PDT · by Snurple · 5 replies · 52+ views
    The Blog belongs to Paula Stark & Len Wawczak. They are the two "friends" of Drew Peterson who allegedly wore a wire and recorded conversations with Peterson over a 7 month period of time. Len also posed as the girl "Ashley" online and has the text messages between Peterson and himself on the site. They have been interviewed on FOX recently where they talk about their experience and say Peterson will be arrested shortly. It seems to me that if they did work for the police and they are giving details of what was said(in the taped conversations)it could really...
  • True Crime-Cult Update-the FLDS Stepford Wives Return Home; Couple Kills Baby by Denial of Fluids

    04/22/2008 5:13:11 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 4 replies · 116+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 4/22/08 | Pat Fish
    Here's a True Crime post and we've got updates on that FLDS cult plus more confusion. The women go home to their beloved, fine husbands and lie and evade for the reporters. Plus some very mean significant others to include a fellow who locked his new bride in a dog cage, a boyfriend who slipped his pregnant girlfriend an abortion pill and an angry ex-boyfriend who totally trashed his ex's house. With pics of his damage, of course. Finally, Drew Peterson's stepbrother...does he know where Stacey is? And a thief who stole the guy's car than ran over him and...
  • True Crime Update 4/18/08-Why Was My Yard Filled With Dead Baby Possums?

    04/18/2008 5:18:27 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 48+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 4/18/08 | Pat Fish
    Winding up the week with a True Crime update, we’ve got much intrigue. To include a new law that will help the Drew Peterson prosecutors, who need all the help they can get. Plus a serial subway groper will possibly get life because he…can’t stop groping. Two cruel humans charged with death of elderly woman, wait till you see their fine pics and another female teacher charged with sex with student. Dr. Phil is a phool, those happening FLDS women take it to the air waves, and a current court case hearing re the death penalty for rape. We discuss....
  • True Crime-Is There a Serial Murderer on the Loose Around the University of Wisconsin?

    04/08/2008 5:19:44 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 4 replies · 45+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 4/8/08 | Pat Fish
    There's some new and intriguing criminal mysteries out there plus updates on old ones. Suspected murderer of pregnant Maria Lauterbach, Cesar Laurean, might be sporting a beard as he runs from the law and new details on this case. A beautiful female teacher just can't keep her perverted hands off of young boys and no matter how we may smirk, why can't the teachers' unions help getting rid of these who we trust with out children? Updates on Drew Peterson,Liz Montgomery who murdered a pregnant woman and ripped her baby from her womb, the pathologist to the stars Cyril Wecht's...
  • True Crime Update 3/27/08

    03/27/2008 5:19:00 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 103+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 3/27/08 | Pat Fish
    Here’s a True Crime post and we do one of the more difficult tasks in this genre. For it’s one thing to report a crime, the location of the body, updates on the investigation. It’s heartbreaking to learn the horrific details of the victim’s last hours as despair and hopelessness fill their final seconds of life. The murderer of Meredith Emerson, the pretty hiker who left on a trip with her dog and met up with Gary Hilton, has revealed the details of Meredith’s last days. He says he couldn’t bring himself to kill her dog, such a fine man....
  • Drew Peterson: It's 'very lonely' without Stacy

    03/24/2008 8:40:42 PM PDT · by Deo volente · 27 replies · 995+ views
    CNN ^ | March 24, 2008 | Associated Press
    BOLINGBROOK, Illinois (AP) -- Jobless and with no prospects, Drew Peterson spends his days taking care of his four children: cooking meals, washing clothes, helping with homework. All the while, he does so knowing that most of the world believes he killed his last two wives. Nearly five months have passed since Stacy Peterson vanished from the couple's home in this Chicago suburb. Peterson is a suspect in her disappearance, and authorities are also trying to determine if he had any role in the 2004 death of his ex-wife. The 54-year-old former police officer knows that he could be locked...
  • True Crime-Two College Coeds Murdered, Why, How, Who and the Waste.

    03/11/2008 6:30:32 AM PDT · by Fishtalk · 3 replies · 281+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 3/11/08 | Pat Fish
    Two coeds are shot and murdered in cold blood. The possible perp in the murder of Eve Carson might be pictured in this pic videotaped at an ATM as whoever was in what was possibly Eve's car tried to access her account. An arrest has been made in the Burk murder. A motive for Drew Peterson to eliminate wife Stacey could be because of the shocking revelation that Stacey had visited the same attorney used by Kathleen Savio-Drew's third wife. Could Drew have been concerned about the bag of worms such an action might bring about in view that it's...
  • True Crime-The Strange Story of the "Livery Carriage" Baby; Drew Peterson Goes on TV!

    03/04/2008 5:22:13 AM PST · by Fishtalk · 35+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 3/4/08 | Pat Fish
    Drew Peterson continues to beguile us with his charm and wit. HE appeared on the Today show and we were spellbound. His sons were subpoenaed by the Grand Jury and since this guy's got TWO wives missing, one has now officially been declared a homicide, how much longer must we look at his wife-killing mug? We've also got twin gay porn stars who moonlight as burglars, a fine fellow who videotaped his rape on his cellphone, and the strange, strange story of the baby in the livery carriage.
  • True Crime-Sex With A Rottweiler; Drew's Third Wife's Death Rule a Homicide

    02/26/2008 5:15:22 AM PST · by Fishtalk · 2 replies · 74+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 2/26/08 | Pat Fish
    Time for a True Crime post and we’re loaded for bear. Some real intriguing information on that Illinois school shooter that had investigators so baffled. A woman helps her boyfriend molest her 4-year-old niece, a fine Dad kills his daughter for being a teenager. A kid kills a kid and it’s called a hate crime. A Nanny-cam catches child abuse in process, some upcoming Army trials of interest and more on the very fine Drew Peterson, whose wives die all around him. Plus two heartless parents leave their baby in a car seat for eight days while they play video...
  • Drew Peterson Wants to Divorce Missing Wife

    01/31/2008 11:00:22 AM PST · by KosmicKitty · 30 replies · 122+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1/31/08 | foxnews
    Former Illinois Sgt. Drew Peterson wants to divorce his wife who vanished more than three months ago, The Herald News reported on Thursday. "Yeah, but I don’t think I can for a year or so," Peterson told the newspaper about his divorce plans. ...snip..... The ex-cop told the newspaper he would not mind getting legal advice from Chicago attorney Corri Fetman, who is expected to appear in Playboy magazine and has promoted her practice in racy billboard ads, according to the paper. "If she wants to go out for drinks, give me a call," he told The Herald News.
  • True Crime-Drew Peterson Blames Stacey's PMS; Tawana Brawley's Family Wants Case Re-opened

    11/20/2007 5:05:11 AM PST · by Fishtalk · 1 replies · 91+ views
    The Kaitlyn Mae Book Blog ^ | 11/20/07 | Pat Fish
    Time for a Thanksgiving True Crime post and there's no break from crime for the holiday. Drew Peterson, the Illinois cop who keeps losing wives, continues on his path to life in jail. An exhumation of his third wife reveals her death not an accident, Drew gives an interview and blames Stacey's problems on PMS...such a lovely guy. And Tawana Brawley's parents want to reopen her case. Wonder what Al Sharpton will think. Plus a Texas guy shoots his NEIGHBORS' burglars, a woman shoots her stalker, those anti-war criminals, that Black Muslim Bakery and a child sex abuse sting involving,...