Judge considers if mom was abusive in belt beating
JOLIET (AP) — A Will County judge will decide if a suburban Chicago woman was abusive for using a belt to discipline her child — the son of former Chicago Bull Eddie Curry — last year after he got into trouble at school.
The SouthtownStar reports (http://bit.ly/VymK8G) Thursday that 30-year-old Korie Kellogg of Mokena was arrested after taking the 10-year-old to a hospital to treat swelling bruises on his back, leg and face. Police were called after a hospital staff member saw the injuries.
Assistant State's Attorney Adam Capelli said punishment is up to the parent, but Kellogg's actions "rise to the level of unreasonable."
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