Ex-Bears running back's son dies weeks after fulfilling dream
Feb 18, 2015 5:41 AM - A.J. Peterson lived long enough to have Round Lake police and the village board fulfuill his dream of becoming an officer. Diagnosed with an inoperable, cancerous brain tumor in June, the death of the 7-year-old son of former Chicago Bears running back Adrian Peterson was announced Tuesday. "Everybody here is down in the dumps," Round Lake Police Chief Michael Gillette said. "It was heartbreaking news to hear."