Thursday, September 20, 2012
The jury in the Christopher Vaughn's murder trial found the Oswego man guilty in less than an hour.
Christopher Vaughn's murder trial lasted a full month, but it only took the jury 50 minutes to signal the court that they had a verdict. That verdict was guilty on all four counts of first-degree murder. Vaughn sat expressionless while Will County Judge Daniel Rozak read the finding and as each juror repeated it in turn. "This case was not just a murder, it was an atrocity," Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow said at the trial's conclusion Thursday afternoon. Vaughn, 37, killed his entire family in June 2007. He initially faced the death penalty if convicted, and that played a large part in the case's lurching progress through the court system. "If there's a case that deserves the death penalty, it's this case," Glasgow said. Gov. …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Surprised? Agree? Disagree? Tell us how you feel about Peterson being found guilty in the murder of Kathleen Savio.
Drew Peterson has been found guilty of first degree murder in the death of Kathleen Savio. What's your reaction? Do you agree? Disagree? Tell us in the comments and vote in our poll. READ MORE:
The jury has given its verdict after weeks of controversial hearsay testimony, stops and starts and antics from both sides.
Drew Peterson has been found guilty of first degree murder in the death of his third wife, Kathleen Savio. His sentencing will be Nov. 26. READ MORE: Updated 5:53 p.m. Rev. Neil Schori, the pastor who said Stacy Peterson Schori him Drew Peterson killed his third wife, Kathleen Savio, had this reaction: "My wife and I wept" when they heard the verdict, Schori said. "We literally wept together. It's been a long, long journey. "I'm absolutely thrilled with what happened," he said. "Justice is coming for Stacy's family too." "I'm highly honored," Schori said. "I feel so honored to have given Stacy a voice. I got to be a voice for Stacy, and I did what she asked me to do." Updated 4:45 p.m. None of the jurors were willing to speak to the …