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Man Gets 23 Years For Beating Death Of Police Officer Grandmother

Keshawn Perkins was 15 when he was arrested for the Nov. 4, 2011, murder of his grandmother, Hester Scott, at their home in the 8800 block of South Wallace. Perkins, now 19, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of first-degree murder at a hearing before Judge Clayton Crane, who handed down the 23-year sentence.


Mayor Emanuel addresses reporters Friday in Chicago. (CBS)

Emanuel Concerned About Length Of Police Misconduct Probes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he is concerned about how long it can take for the police review board to investigate when officers are accused of misconduct.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Top Cop McCarthy Clears Way For Slain Officer To Be Buried With Her Badge

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Tuesday ordered police powers posthumously restored to a Chicago Police officer allegedly murdered by her grandson. That means slain Officer Hester Scott can be buried with her police star.


Officer Dead

Family Wishes Slain Officer’s Grandson Had Been Institutionalized

Family members of a murdered Chicago Police officer say they begged her to put her troubled teenage grandson in an institution.


Officer Dead

No Bond For Grandson Charged With Killing Off-Duty Cop

A 15-year-old boy is being held without bond on charges that he shot and killed his grandmother, a Chicago Police officer, who had adopted him.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2011

Officer Dead

Boy, 15, Charged With Murdering Off-Duty Officer

A 15-year-old boy was charged with murder Saturday for allegedly beating to death an off-duty Chicago Police officer during a domestic dispute Friday morning at the South Side home she shared with several grandchildren.