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Drew Peterson screams, gets prison in wife's death

Drew Peterson showed nearly no emotion during his 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 in an outburst that suggested reality may be settling in.Full story

Will Drew Peterson’s verdict be overturned?

  Drew Peterson was found guilty of the first-degree murder of his third wife Kathleen Savio. But the big question surrounding this case is – hearsay evidence – can a man be convicted on what witnesses say an alleged victim told them? Peterson’s lawyers disagree and plan to appeal all the way to the S

Drew Peterson found guilty of murdering third wife

  It took a jury only 13 hours to come to a verdict in the case of former Illinois policeman Drew Peterson, whose fourth wife Stacey has been missing for five years.  of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports and Savio’s sister, Anna Doman, speaks about the verdict.

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  Pastor says Peterson's wife lied about alibi

The pastor of Drew Peterson wife Stacy testifies that Peterson coached her to lie about his whereabouts on the night of ex-wife Kathleen Savio's death. WMAQ's Kim Vatis reports.

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Police booking mug of former police Sgt. Drew Peterson. (© Reuters file)
Police booking mug of former police Sgt. Drew Peterson. (© Reuters file)

Former police sergeant Drew Peterson is pictured in this booking photograph released by the Will County Sheriff's Office on May 8, 2009. An Illinois jury found former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson guilty on September 6, 2012 of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Peterson was convi

 Kathleen Savio
Kathleen Savio

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Will County State's Attorney on Nov. 14, 2007 shows Kathleen Savio. Former Illinois police sergeant Drew Peterson has been indicted on a murder charge in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, Police said Thursday May 7, 2009. (AP Photo/Will Coun

Police booking mug of former police sergeant Drew Peterson
Police booking mug of former police sergeant Drew Peterson

Former police sergeant Drew Peterson is pictured in this booking photograph released by the Will County Sheriff's Office on May 8, 2009. An Illinois jury found former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson guilty on September 6, 2012 of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio. Peterson was convi

Members of Drew Peterson's defense team leave the Will County Courthouse, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, in Joliet, Ill. after closing arguments in Peterson's murder trial. Peterson is charged in the 2004 death of his third wife Kathleen Savio. Jurors are expected to begin deliberating tomorrow. (AP Photo/