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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area history, May 29, 2016surprised the surprise party. In 2001: Appellate Court Justice Robert Steigman
Area history, May 29, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
surprised the surprise party. In 2001: Appellate Court Justice Robert Steigmann said he would be a candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court in the 2002 Republican Party primary. He will face Justice Rita Garman of Danville, who was appointed... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
John Roska: Fired for oversleeping; can I get unemploymentunit or other employees," or be "repeated by the individual despite a warning o
John Roska: Fired for oversleeping; can I get unemployment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
unit or other employees," or be "repeated by the individual despite a warning or other explicit instruction." A recent Illinois Supreme Court case said this means that "carelessness and poor performance alone do not make an employee ineligible... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A timeline of events in the Journal Star's lawsuit over special police report18, 2016: The appellate judges upheld the lower court’s ruling, leaving the cit
A timeline of events in the Journal Star's lawsuit over special police report
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
18, 2016: The appellate judges upheld the lower court’s ruling, leaving the city with the options of releasing the report or petitioning the Illinois Supreme Court to hear the case. May 25, 2016: Urich released the special report to the Journal St... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria officers went home while on duty, report at center of lawsuit revealsthe report on May 25, near the end of the one-month deadline after the appellat
Peoria officers went home while on duty, report at center of lawsuit reveals
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 hours ago
the report on May 25, near the end of the one-month deadline after the appellate court ruling for the city to petition the Illinois Supreme Court to hear the case. The Freedom of Information law allows prevailing plaintiffs to recover attorney’s... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner vetoes Emanuel's police and fire pension billCullerton, which would modestly cut costs. But many pension experts consider th
Rauner vetoes Emanuel's police and fire pension bill
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Cullerton, which would modestly cut costs. But many pension experts consider that plan unlikely to pass muster with the Illinois Supreme Court, which in earlier decisions has indicated that pension promises are a binding contractual commitment... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why the Field Museum wasn't built on Chicago's lakefrontlegislation you want to," an aide to Ward responded, "but it will not be consti
Why the Field Museum wasn't built on Chicago's lakefront
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
legislation you want to," an aide to Ward responded, "but it will not be constitutional if Mr. Ward complains." Indeed, the Illinois Supreme Court sided with Ward, as it did on several occasions. Stymied, the museum's partisans offered ways out of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Appeals court returns 1972 infant death case to Bellevillethe Fifth District Appellate Court in Mount Vernon on May 19 rejected the most
Appeals court returns 1972 infant death case to Belleville
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
the Fifth District Appellate Court in Mount Vernon on May 19 rejected the most recent ruling and sent the case back to Haida. Warwick can appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. His Belleville attorney declined to com... Read more
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Daily Herald
Should hospitals pay property taxes?have a multimillion dollar impact on suburban hospitals and governments in a di
Should hospitals pay property taxes?
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
have a multimillion dollar impact on suburban hospitals and governments in a dispute that's been going on for years. The Illinois Supreme Court this week agreed to hear arguments over a 2012 state law that allows hospitals to apply to be exempt... Read more
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FOX News
Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing fourth wife, inmate testifiesprosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder
Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing fourth wife, inmate testifies
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
prosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder conviction, which is under review by the Illinois Supreme Court. Smith -- whose prison nickname is "Beast" -- testified that Peterson said he was owed $10,000 that... Read more
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FOX News
Drew Peterson noticed staged photo in alleged murder plot, recordings showon top of his 38-year sentence if convicted in the current case. His first-degr
Drew Peterson noticed staged photo in alleged murder plot, recordings show
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
on top of his 38-year sentence if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors claimed Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. "Beast," a... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on Prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on Prosecutor
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. "You know this... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift comingPM Changes in federal overtime rules are not the only big shift in the workpla
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift coming
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 3 days ago
PM Changes in federal overtime rules are not the only big shift in the workplace for Illinois employers and employees. An Illinois Supreme Court ruling and a new state law that took effect in January also have set stricter standards for employers... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Tapes: Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutor
Daily Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. “You know this... Read more
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Salon.com
Tapes: Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutor
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. “You know this... Read more
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Daily Herald
Supreme Court rejects Chicago State's lawsuit appealCHICAGO -- The Illinois Supreme Court has denied Chicago State University's app
Supreme Court rejects Chicago State's lawsuit appeal
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
CHICAGO -- The Illinois Supreme Court has denied Chicago State University's appeal of the awarding of more than $3 million to a former administrator in a whistleblower case. A Cook County jury in 2014 found that James Crowley was fired for turning... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Drew Peterson enjoyed playing tricks on prosecutors during his murder trialnext week, they were there. They were tearing up (expletive) Peoria." If found
Drew Peterson enjoyed playing tricks on prosecutors during his murder trial
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
next week, they were there. They were tearing up (expletive) Peoria." If found guilty of soliciting murder, Peterson could get 60 more years in prison. In the meantime, the appeal of his murder conviction is pending before the Illinois Supreme Cou... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State Supreme Court denies appeal in Chicago State whistleblower caseThe Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday denied Chicago State University's appea
State Supreme Court denies appeal in Chicago State whistleblower case
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
The Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday denied Chicago State University's appeal of a verdict that awarded a former university administrator more than $3 million as part of his whistleblower case. The case will now return to the trial judge, who... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tapes: Drew Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Drew Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutor
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. “You know this... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Drew Peterson enjoyed playing tricks on prosecutors during his murder trialnext week, they were there. They were tearing up (expletive) Peoria." If found
Drew Peterson enjoyed playing tricks on prosecutors during his murder trial
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
next week, they were there. They were tearing up (expletive) Peoria." If found guilty of soliciting murder, Peterson could get 60 more years in prison. In the meantime, the appeal of his murder conviction is pending before the Illinois Supreme Cou... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The real cost of CPS' borrowing: District now owes $38,000 per studentconstraint: Chicago's property tax increases are capped at the rate of inflatio
The real cost of CPS' borrowing: District now owes $38,000 per student
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
constraint: Chicago's property tax increases are capped at the rate of inflation. As for cuts to retiree benefits, the Illinois Supreme Court has prohibited pension reductions for all but future hires, thereby disallowing even the modest... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Moody's yawns at Emanuel's latest pension movepart of the city's take from a telephone tax. While the previous deal, rejected
Moody's yawns at Emanuel's latest pension move
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
part of the city's take from a telephone tax. While the previous deal, rejected on constitutional grounds by the Illinois Supreme Court, would have cut plan liabilities by 13 percent, the benefits affected by the new deal apply just 0.3... Read more
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ABC News
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on Prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Peterson Planned Celebration After Hit on Prosecutor
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. "You know this... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift comingPM Changes in federal overtime rules are not the only big shift in the workpla
Federal overtime rule not the only big workplace shift coming
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
PM Changes in federal overtime rules are not the only big shift in the workplace for Illinois employers and employees. An Illinois Supreme Court ruling and a new state law that took effect in January also have set stricter standards for employers... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Tapes: Drew Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutorand faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree m
Tapes: Drew Peterson planned celebration after hit on prosecutor
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and faces another 60 years if convicted in the current case. His first-degree murder conviction is under appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court. Prosecutors say Peterson hoped to win a reversal of the case once Glasgow was dead. "You know this... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Supreme Court agrees to hear Carle appellate rulingSPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Supreme Court will review the controversial hospital
Supreme Court agrees to hear Carle appellate ruling
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Supreme Court will review the controversial hospital tax exemption case that originated with a lawsuit involving Carle Foundation Hospital and local taxing authorities in Champaign County. The court agreed Wednesday to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Kentucky State Police: Man dies after falling from toweron the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City H
Kentucky State Police: Man dies after falling from tower
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
on the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City Hall is located at 300 South 5th Street. Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issueIllinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue The... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Lawmakers pass plan limiting mentally ill from owning gunson the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City H
Lawmakers pass plan limiting mentally ill from owning guns
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
on the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City Hall is located at 300 South 5th Street. Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issueIllinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue The... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Health insurance rate hike requests average 17 percent in Kyon the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City H
Health insurance rate hike requests average 17 percent in Ky
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
on the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City Hall is located at 300 South 5th Street. Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issueIllinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue The... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issueon the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City H
Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
on the design, architecture, and construction of the building. Paducah’s City Hall is located at 300 South 5th Street. The... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue(AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a case regarding the con
Illinois Supreme Court to review hospital taxation issue
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 days ago
(AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has agreed to review a case regarding the constitutionality of hospital tax exemptions. The court announced Wednesday it will hear arguments in a case involving Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. The case could... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Miller: Raunder, Madigan make take budget fight to Novemberlaws and reductions of collective bargaining rights for government union member
Miller: Raunder, Madigan make take budget fight to November
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
laws and reductions of collective bargaining rights for government union members. Whether that crisis comes after the Illinois Supreme Court rules state workers cannot be paid without an appropriation, or whether it’s when schools and/or... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Overtime rule not only change to comeChanges in federal overtime rules are not the only big shift in the workplace f
Overtime rule not only change to come
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Changes in federal overtime rules are not the only big shift in the workplace for Illinois employers and employees. An Illinois Supreme Court ruling and a new state law that took effect in January also have set stricter standards for employers who... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Undercover Recordings Played in Drew Peterson TrialState's Attorney. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appe
Undercover Recordings Played in Drew Peterson Trial
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
State's Attorney. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. His defense attorneys previously contended that Stacy Peterson had left for another man and was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lightning rod Emanuel leaning against Springfield visit to lobby on CPS fundingproposed at the time, and it would be another two years before they passed a di
Lightning rod Emanuel leaning against Springfield visit to lobby on CPS funding
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
proposed at the time, and it would be another two years before they passed a different pension reform bill, which the Illinois Supreme Court ultimately threw out in March. The mayor didn't rule out heading down there in the next few days,... Read more
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FOX News
Drew Peterson wanted to deal drugs after leaving prison, recordings showGlasgow's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder co
Drew Peterson wanted to deal drugs after leaving prison, recordings show
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Glasgow's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder conviction, which is under review by the Illinois Supreme Court. Peterson, who is imprisoned at the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois, faces an... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wifeprosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder
Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
prosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder conviction, which is under review by the Illinois Supreme Court. Smith - whose prison nickname is 'Beast' - testified that Peterson said he was owed $10,000 that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mayor floats plan to fix city's smallest pension fundfor approval during the final scheduled week of spring session. City officials
Mayor floats plan to fix city's smallest pension fund
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
for approval during the final scheduled week of spring session. City officials hope the plan would pass muster with the Illinois Supreme Court, which in March struck down an earlier Emanuel plan aimed at addressing the money shortfalls in... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wifeprosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder
Inmate: Drew Peterson admitted to killing missing wife
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
prosecutor's death would lead to a successful appeal of his first-degree murder conviction, which is under review by the Illinois Supreme Court. Smith — whose prison nickname is "Beast" — testified that Peterson said he was owed $10,000 that... Read more
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New York Post
Wife killer Drew Peterson offered inmate $10K to kill prosecutorin Savio’s death at the Menard Correctional Center 60 miles south of St. Louis
Wife killer Drew Peterson offered inmate $10K to kill prosecutor
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
in Savio’s death at the Menard Correctional Center 60 miles south of St. Louis and is appealing that conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. Peterson has pleaded not guilty to charges of solicitation of murder for hire and solicitation of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Prosecutors: Peterson offered $10,000 for prosecutor's deathin Savio's death at the Menard Correctional Center 60 miles south of St. Louis
Prosecutors: Peterson offered $10,000 for prosecutor's death
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
in Savio's death at the Menard Correctional Center 60 miles south of St. Louis and is appealing that conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. Peterson has pleaded not guilty to charges of solicitation of murder for hire and solicitation of... Read more
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CBS News
Prosecutors: Former cop Drew Peterson sought $10,000 hit on state's attorney who prosecuted himin Savio's death at the Menard Correctional Center, 60 miles south of St. Louis
Prosecutors: Former cop Drew Peterson sought $10,000 hit on state's attorney who prosecuted him
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
in Savio's death at the Menard Correctional Center, 60 miles south of St. Louis, and is appealing that conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. Peterson has pleaded not guilty to charges of solicitation of murder for hire and solicitation of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
City reaches new pension deal with laborerscurrent and retired laborers. The good news is that the agreement being releas
City reaches new pension deal with laborers
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
current and retired laborers. The good news is that the agreement being released today should pass legal muster with the Illinois Supreme Court, which rejected a prior pact on constitutional grounds. The pact is designed to ensure that the fund... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC Connecticut / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC New York
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC New York / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC Washington
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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NBC Miami
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underwaypretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is
Drew Peterson Murder-for-Hire Trial Gets Underway
NBC Miami / Posted 6 days ago
pretrial proceedings. Even as he faces additional time in prison, Peterson is appealing his 2012 murder conviction to the Illinois Supreme Court. A state appeals court ruled in November that evidence against Peterson was sufficient to show he... Read more
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