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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.
  • Jailed freelance videographer loses another bid for release {Josh Wolf still in contempt}

    01/31/2007 7:58:31 AM PST · by SmithL · 17 replies · 561+ views
    SAN FRANCISCO - A freelance videographer who's been imprisoned for five months for refusing to turn over his footage of a 2005 protest lost another bid for release. Joshua Wolf, 24, was held in contempt of court after being subpoenaed by a San Francisco federal grand jury investigating a G-8 summit protest where anarchists were suspected of vandalizing a police car and one city officer suffered a fractured skull. Wolf refused to hand over 30 minutes of unpublished footage of the protest and was ordered jailed in August. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. District Judge William...