One of four men convicted in the 1991 killing of two St. Louis-area sisters should be freed from death row and granted a new trial, his lawyer said Monday.
Jury will begin deliberating Peterson’s guilt or innocence in death of his third wife.
His next hearing is scheduled for Oct. 22
Trial is under way for a St. Charles County deputy Christopher Hunt.
For a man whose fourth wife had just disappeared, Drew Peterson didn’t sound the least bit worried.
The 46-year-old priest also faces three state charges of possessing child pornography.
Edward Bagley Sr. and his wife, Marilyn Bagley are accused of groomed a young woman to be a sex slave.
A first-degree murder trial is under way in southwestern Illinois for a man accused of being on heroin while killing a 5-month-old girl.
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered businessman John Glennon to complete 320 hours of community service and serve two years of probation.
The Illinois heroin death case helped touch off a regional crackdown on such tragedies.