Subscribe and enjoy more than 800,000 books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced 7236434c7af12f85357591f712aa5cce47c3d377e8addfc98f989c55a4ef4ca5
Drew Peterson: The Tribune Files - The True-Crime Story of the Wife-Killing Cop - cover

Drew Peterson: The Tribune Files - The True-Crime Story of the Wife-Killing Cop

Chicago Tribune Staff

Publisher: Agate Digital

  • 0
  • 2
  • 0

Summary

A collection of Chicago Tribune newspaper articles detailing the case and trial of Drew Peterson, the man convicted of murdering his third wife, Kathleen Savio, and who is widely suspected of being responsible for the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy Peterson.In 2004, Kathleen Savio, the third wife of Bolingbrook, Illinois, police officer Drew Peterson, was discovered dead in a bathtub from an apparent drowning. Her death was deemed accidental—at first. In 2007, following the disappearance of Peterson's fourth wife, Stacy, officials reopened the Savio case with Drew as the primary suspect.The Drew Peterson Story: Ripped from the Headlines is a true-crime ebook comprising actual Chicago Tribune articles. By compiling years of original reporting in chronological order, this book preserves the shock of each sordid twist in real time as the story grew from a local curiosity into a national phenomenon (complete with a made-for-TV Lifetime movie starring Rob Lowe).This book captures every detail of the murders and the surrounding media circus, from Peterson's bizarre reality TV stint as a celebrity criminal, to the chilling courtroom testimony of Peterson's brother as he unwittingly assisted with the disposal of a human body. Special attention is paid to the trial itself, which broke legal ground when hearsay testimony from Peterson's fourth wife, recorded before her disappearance, was allowed as evidence. The Chicago Tribune's award-winning staff possesses the unique perspective of having covered this case from beginning to end, and the most fascinating pieces have finally been curated into a single collection of the gruesome facts.

Other books that might interest you

  • I Love You with All My Butt! - An Illustrated Book of Big Thoughts from Little Kids - cover

    I Love You with All My Butt! -...

    Martin Bruckner

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    We just can’t get enough of the funny stuff kids say. We share our own children’s gems with friends and family. If we’re smart, we write down these scraps of accidental poetry. And we turn them into books. Martin Bruckner is an artist and father who not only recorded the sayings of his daughter, Harper, but used each as the inspiration for a work of art. After posting them on social media, Bruckner became the artist that other parents sought out to transform their own children’s funny words into artwork. Collected here are 100 mini-posters of pure delight, a marriage of the children’s surprising wisdom and the artist’s nimble style, plus the occasional backstory that amplifies both. Every parent will recognize the spirited declarations of personality—“I’m training to be a wolf.” The endearing mangling of language—“Mommy, I don’t need your mouth to talk to me right now.” The creative mixing of metaphors—“I need a tissue to wipe my feelings.” Those precious, heartbreaking outbursts without guile or filters—“I only love you at the toy store.” Illustrated with sweetness and whimsy, each is a window into the irresistible innocence of childhood, even if the sentiment is “Dad, please wipe the bum of this beautiful princess.”  
    Show book
  • Dog Problems - cover

    Dog Problems

    Carol Lea Benjamin

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Praise for Dog Problems, Winner, Best Book on Care and Training, Dog Writers' Association of America"Delightfully written and abounds with common sense." --Deborah Lawson, The Philadelphia Inquirer"A must-have for every dog owner in America." --Mordecai Siegal, House Beautiful"Not only the pet but the owner can benefit from this sensible, humane treatment." --Publishers WeeklyA Howell Dog Book of Distinction
    Show book
  • Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence - A Positive Training Program - cover

    Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence...

    Carol Lea Benjamin

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In Praise of Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence"Carol Benjamin has brought her usual wit and insight to bear on what is one of the most troubling phases for dog owners.... Whether you're having difficulties with a youngster or have a puppy who will soon be an adolescent, you can't help but benefit from reading this book." Robert G. Maxwell President, The American Kennel Club"A concise and practical guide Zthat] confronts almost every potential problem...with solid advice and good humor. It is destined to become a dog owner's next best friend." Roger A. Caras President, ASPCAA Howell Dog Book of Distinction
    Show book
  • Ask Your Father - cover

    Ask Your Father

    Emma Cook

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Have you or Dad ever taken drugs? If there's a God, why does he let us go to war? Can I get my belly button pierced? Why were you and Daddy shouting last night? Mum, why don't you have a willy?  
    All parents know the moment. You are preparing the lunchbox or trying to pack the boot of the car, when your child comes up and asks one of those impossibly embarrassing, unanswerable questions... At last, help is at hand. Rather than palming the question off on your spouse, or burying your red face behind a newspaper, let Emma Cook give you the answers. Collected from her highly successful column in the Times - in which she seeks expert opinion to back up her own experience as a parent and journalist, Ask Your Father provides succinct, on-the-button advice to every question you could possibly have the misfortune to be faced with. This will make you laugh all the way to the school gates.
    Show book
  • In Sight of Yellow Mountain - A Year in the Irish Countryside - cover

    In Sight of Yellow Mountain - A...

    Philip Judge

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    ‘This is The Good Life meets A Year in Provence’. Sue Collins, The Nualas 
    ‘A luminous, funny and profound reading experience.’ Sebastian Barry  
    First, a dream of escaping the city… and then a century-old cottage to match the dream. Moving to a small village in the heart of the countryside was the beginning of a new life for Philip Judge and his Beloved – the beginning of life In Sight of Yellow Mountain.  
    Judge describes the season-by-season charms and frustrations that he, his Beloved, and eventually, his two growing boys experience as they adapt to life in the countryside. 
    There are highs and lows. Wellies and tweeds are bought. Vegetable patches cultivated. Lambs are born, calves die. There is weather: good and bad; health and happiness; illness and sadness. The city slicker fails miserably at Name That Grain! and makes many faux pas along the way, but ultimately, this is the story of one man, and his growing family, experiencing the pleasure that is finding home.
    Show book
  • Schadenfreude - A Handy Guide to the Glee Found in Others' Misery - cover

    Schadenfreude - A Handy Guide to...

    Lawrence Dorfman

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    A witty volume for anyone who’s ever asked, “Is it wrong that I’m smiling?” The Germans may have come up with the word for it, but schadenfreude—the taking of pleasure in someone else’s misery—is a pretty universal human tendency. This book takes a look at the phenomenon with numerous examples, both historical and more recent, from the worlds of art and entertainment, sports, politics, and more. It also explores the roots of schadenfreude—and its connections to everything from psychology to religion to slapstick comedy. From the author of The Snark Handbook, it’s a smart, funny look at the sometimes not-so-noble side of human nature.
    Show book