Courts & Crime

Ill. mom throws out their beer, so kids beat her up, police say

A brother and sister are in the St. Clair County Jail in Illinois charged with beating up their mother over beer.

Brittany M. Ferguson, 20, and Lindell K. Ferguson, 18, both of Fayetteville, have each been charged with multiple counts of domestic battery in connection with an incident that left their 42-year-old mother bleeding, scratched and bruised in their Fayetteville home, according to St. Clair County Sheriff's Sgt. Mike Hundelt.

The siblings were charged last week by St. Clair County State's Attorney Brendan Kelly

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