Amy Pherigo

Amy Pherigo (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Mom Gets 20 Years For Concealing Boyfriend’s Abuse Of Son

Not only did Amy Pherigo look the other way as her boyfriend was beating her 4-year-old son severely, but she kept the boy inside and put make-up on him so others could not see the bruises, according to prosecutors.


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Prosecutors: Father, Girlfriend Beat 11-Year-Old Girl After She Ate His Ice Cream

When Pierre Scarbrough realized his 11-year-old daughter had eaten his ice cream, prosecutors say the South Side man and his girlfriend plotted for hours to beat the little girl with an electrical cord when she came home from school.