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  • Experts: Police Botched First Peterson Investigation

    01/23/2010 12:00:54 PM PST · by ColdOne · 8 replies · 547+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | January 23,2010 | AP via FoxNews
    JOLIET, Ill. — From nearly the moment the lead investigator stepped into the suburban Chicago area home where former policeman Drew Peterson's third wife was found dead in a bathtub, he treated her death as a tragic accident.
  • Victim to Speak 'From the Grave' in Peterson Case

    01/19/2010 8:16:55 AM PST · by ColdOne · 6 replies · 433+ views
    Foxnews.com ^ | January 19, 2010 | AP
    JOLIET, Ill. — Six years after she mysteriously drowned in a bathtub, Kathleen Savio is finally getting her day in court. Savio essentially will testify from the grave Tuesday, with witnesses expected to tell a judge in Illinois how Savio discussed and wrote about her fears that her husband, former Bolingbrook police Sgt. Drew Peterson, would kill her. The hearing is expected to provide the first detailed look at evidence prosecutors contend ties Peterson to Savio's death. It stems from a state law that allows a judge to admit hearsay evidence -- testimony from witnesses who recount what they heard...
  • Report: Missing Mom Stacy Peterson Told Clergyman Her Husband Killed His Ex-Wife

    11/29/2007 8:22:36 AM PST · by STARWISE · 32 replies · 151+ views
    he missing wife of a former police sergeant told a clergyman in August that her husband confessed that he killed his former wife and made it look like an accident, according to a report. A source told the Chicago Sun-Times that Peterson also told two other people about her husband's confessions to her about the death of Kathleen Savio, his third ex-wife. Stacy Peterson, a mother of two and Drew Peterson's fourth wife, was reported missing on Oct. 29 by her family after she failed to show up to a friend's house. Drew Peterson is a suspect in her disappearance....
  • (Berkeley) FREE SPEECH MOVEMENT TURNS 40

    10/06/2004 9:22:15 AM PDT · by churchillbuff · 12 replies · 379+ views
    san fran chron ^ | Oct 6, 04 | san fran chron
    Reviled at birth, the Free Speech Movement is returning under a crown of glory to its UC Berkeley home this week. More than 50 events are being held to mark the movement's 40th anniversary, including an echo of the captive police-car episode. The week's highlight will be a noon rally Friday atop a police car in Sproul Plaza with former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean among the speakers. No one knew at the time that the 1964 campus conflict would be viewed, much less honored, today as the political earthquake that spawned a generation of student protests across the nation.
  • Iraq: Hitchens vs. Berkeley

    12/01/2002 6:41:22 PM PST · by S.A. Smith · 15 replies · 1,036+ views
    The Mario Savio Memorial Lecture features Christopher Hitchens in a free-wheeling discussion with author-journalist Adam Hochschild. The topic of the lecture is "Fault Lines: Rights, Wrongs & Responsibilities in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, Palestine, and The Nation". The event took place Thursday, November 21, 2002 at 7:30pm in the Pauley Ballroom, MLK Student Union. Christopher Hitchens, recently resigned columnist for The Nation and the 2003 I.F. Stone Fellow at the UC Graduate School of Journalism, is the author of The Trial of Henry Kissinger, Letters to a Young Contrarian, The Mission Position: Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice, and many other...