Man Gets 23 Years For Beating Death Of Police Officer GrandmotherKeshawn 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.
Emanuel Concerned About Length Of Police Misconduct ProbesMayor 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.
Top Cop McCarthy Clears Way For Slain Officer To Be Buried With Her BadgePolice 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.
Family Wishes Slain Officer's Grandson Had Been InstitutionalizedFamily members of a murdered Chicago Police officer say they begged her to put her troubled teenage grandson in an institution.
No Bond For Grandson Charged With Killing Off-Duty CopA 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.
Boy, 15, Charged With Murdering Off-Duty OfficerA 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.