Daily Commentary – Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Preview of Tonights Dana Pretzer Show with Robin Sax, Beth Karas and Mike McIntyre

  • Preview of tonight’s show with Robin Sax, Beth Karas and Mike McIntyre all discussing the Drew Peterson trial and other cases in the news

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Daily Commentary – Tuesday, August 28, 2012 – Drew Peterson’s Defense Team Asks Judge for Acquittal

  • The judge denies the prosecutions request for an acquittal

 

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Daily Commentary – Wednesday, August 15, 2012 – Drew Peterson Judge Halts Proceedings and Considers Mistrial Again

  • Judge considers mistrial after the Prosecutor asks a forbidden question

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Daily Commentary – Friday, August 10, 2012 – Is the Drew Peterson Case Being Tried in the Media?

  • Both the prosecution and defense are using the media. Ultimately, it will be the courts that decide. Note: Please go to Conquering Cancer to read about Susan Murphy Milano’s battle

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Daily Commentary – Thursday, August 9, 2012 – Preview of Tonights Show with Joel Brodsky and Robin Sax

  • Tonight is Drew Peterson night on the Dana Pretzer show! Dana welcomes Joel Brodsky and Robin Sax to discuss the trial.


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Daily Commentary – Wednesday, August 8, 2012 – Motions in the Drew Peterson Murder Trial

  • There have already been some motions for mistrial. Join us Thursday night to discuss in depth the Drew Peterson trial.

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Daily Commentary – Tuesday, August 7, 2012 – The Drew Peterson Trial Resumes Today

  • The trial which started last Tuesday and was recessed early on Friday after the testimony of Kathleen Savio’s sister will resume today

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Drew Peterson Murder Trail of Third Wife Kathleen Savio Begins Today in Joliet, Illinois … Opening Arguments

It’s finally here … will there be Justice for Kathleen Savio?

In 2004 Drew Peterson’s third wife Kathleen Savio was found dead in a bath tub, the death was ruled as an accidental death. It was not until the disappearance and presumed death of Drew Peterson’s fourth wife Stacy Peterson. That opened up speculation into to how Savio might have died. Her body was exhumed and it was determined that her death was actually a drowning by homicideDrew Peterson was then arrested and charged in the murder of Kathleen Savio.

Finally, three years after he was arrested and eight years after Kathleen Savio was found dead, the murder trial begins today for Drew Peterson, the former Bolingbrook, IL police officer. Peterson’s defense attorney Joel Brodsky has stated he planned to use his opening statement to “tell the story of Drew Peterson from beginning to end … and show the state’s theory is implausible at best.” One has to wonder how the media attention starved Drew Peterson will act in court in front of the jurors and whether it will make him sympathetic or a pariah. The defense is expected to argue that Savio’s death was an accident and that there is no physical evidence placing Peterson at the scene of her death.

JUSTICE FOR KATHLEEN SAVIO

Eight and a half years after his third wife was found dead in a bathtub, the murder trial of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson is set to begin in earnest with opening statements Tuesday.

The 58-year-old Peterson is accused in the 2004 death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio, in a trial that has been postponed for two years. He also remains under investigation in the October 2007 disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.

A jury of seven men and five women, chosen over two days last week, will weigh Drew Peterson’s fate during a trial in Joliet, Illinois, that is expected to last about a month, according to his lawyer Joel Brodsky.

Drew Peterson murder trial finally set to begin.

Though the trial officially began last week with the selection of a seven-man, five-woman jury, Will County Judge Edward Burmila reserved opening statements for this week. Prosecutors and defense attorneys are preparing to explain for the first time to Peterson’s jurors what they should expect to hear during the highly anticipated case.

Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday morning after Burmila and the attorneys first address two last-minute motions by Peterson’s defense team. The contents of the motions were sealed.

Drew Peterson Jury Selection Begins, Finally Goes on Trial for the Death of his Third Wife Kathleen Savio

Finally, will there be Justice for Kathleen …

It has been three years in the making, but finally the delays are over and the jury selection begins today for the Drew Peterson murder trial in the death of his third wife Kathleen Savio.  Drew Peterson, the former Bolingbrook police officer, was arrested in 2009 and charged with the murder of his third wife  Kathleen Savio after it was initially ruled that she died from an accidental drowning in the bath tub in 2004.

However, it was later changed to a homicide by drowning.  During this trial, jurors will hear testimony from statements from the grave of both Peterson’s third wife, Kathleen Savio, and his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson. Such hearsay is usually barred. However, an appellate court ruled jurors can hear them. Although still missing, Drew Peterson is a suspect in the disappearance of Stacy Peterson.

Jury selection is to begin Monday in Drew Peterson’s long-delayed murder trial, where prosecutors want the former suburban Chicago police officer’s wives — one he’s charged with slaying and another who has disappeared — to effectively testify from their graves through friends and relatives about his threatening to kill them.

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