Jury selection is complete: seven men and five women with four alternates (three male, one female).
Potential juror says she couldn’t send anyone to prison because she works at one and knows what happens there.
Back in court. Alternates are being chosen.
Lunch break. One alternate has been added so far. Looks as if everyone will be able to go home at a decent hour today.
Second group of jurors has now entered the courtroom. Peterson greets them and thanks them for their time.
Twelve jurors picked (7 men and 5 women). Still need to choose four alternates.
A juror from yesterday is upset about missing a family vacation. Judge offers each side one more challenge if they agree to release this juror.
Court goers describe Peterson as looking tidy, clean-shaven, older.
Five juror candidates left over from yesterday have been questioned so far. During break defense tweets that selection is proceeding at a rapid pace.
Court is delayed by a half hour while lawyers obtain new clothing for Peterson. His existing civilian clothes are now too small. Assembled candidates described as less rowdy as yesterday.
Yesterday, after 12 hours of questioning and deliberations, eight jurors were seated for Drew Peterson’s trial for the murder of Kathleen Savio.
Fifty-eight potential jurors are due to report this morning for another round of jury selection.
As always, we’ll have our eyes and ears open and will be posting updates. Check back throughout the day for the latest news and don’t forget to check the comment thread.
Remember, CNN/In Session’s Ted Rowlands will be talking to our own Rescueapet today at 12:15 CST about the blog, the case, etc. Check your local listings for the channel.