Content Tagged 'children'

Few Problems Reported On First Day Of School In Fayette County
No major problems were reported on opening day in the state's second largest public school system in Lexington. Video Video
Police: Mother, Boyfriend Arrested For Child Endangerment
Police said a Whitley County mother and her boyfriend slept while two young, unclothed children played outside near the road.
Report Shows More KY Children Are Living In Poverty
There was some troubling news released about the number of Kentucky kids living in poverty. The latest numbers from the 'Kids Count' project showed that economic stability for children was far worse now then it was in 1990.
Shigella Infection Reaches Higher Numbers In Fayette County
Health department officials warn of higher number of Shigella than in previous years.
Mini Horse Hopes to Help Sick Kids Heal
Horses in the Bluegrass are a common sight but horses in a hospital are not. One horse came all the way from Florida to help kids in Kentucky who are sick. Video Video
Army Vet Saves Liberty's Independence Day Parade
City leaders in Liberty decided to cancel its Independence Day parade because of lack of interest. One Army Veteran wasn't going to have it and has rallied community support to save the parade. Video Video
Richmond Man Accused Of Tattooing Children Against Their Will
Richmond Police said Justin Richardson, 31, of Richmond, tattooed three young children against their will.
Woman Accused of Starving Her Adopted Children
A woman in Estill County has been charged with starving her adopted 6-year-old son until he had to be hospitalized for more than two weeks. Video Video
UPDATE: School Bus Driver, 36 Children Taken to Hospital Following Crash
A Wednesday morning crash that happened along Highway 78 near Stanford sent 36 children and a school bus driver to two separate hospitals, according to Ephraim McDowell Health. Video Video
Parents Accused of Letting Kids Live in Garbage-Filled Home
Deputies in Knox County said they were responding to a fight between a husband and wife in Barbourville on Tuesday, and reportedly had to call Social Services due to the conditions they found in the home.
2 Brothers Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Children
Two brothers were found guilty by a Lincoln County jury Thursday for engaging in sexual acts with children under the age of 12.
Deputies: Minister's Wallet Stolen Inside Frankfort Church
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said someone stole a pastor's wallet Friday morning from inside Capitol City Christian Church.
Police: Children & Elderly Woman Found Living In Filth In Kenton Co. Home
Police in Kenton County say they found a home in “deplorable conditions”.
Protecting Your Kids On Social Media
According to the Crimes Against Children Research Center, one in five teenagers in the US who regularly log on to the internet say they have received an unwanted sexual solicitation via the web. Video Video
Richmond PD: 2 Small Kids Found Overnight in Snow
Shortly after 2 Tuesday morning, Richmond police said they went to a home in Smith Village after being told that a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old were outside in the snow, with temperatures reportedly hovering around 20 degrees.
American Diabetes Association Connecting Families
The American Diabetes Association hosted a family day in Lexington to connect families who deal with children diabetes. Video Video
State Police Warn About Internet Predators
State Police released a new video recently, warning parents about the dangers of Internet predators.
Child Care Budget Cuts Impact Families and Businesses
Youth advocates say it will not be a happy new year for numerous children and businesses in Kentucky due to child care budget cuts.
‘Santa’s Kids’ Needs Help This Season
Some children are in need this holiday season – and so is an organization that’s hoping to bring them a Merry Christmas. Video Video
“Fill The Truck” Kicks Off In Lexington
The United Way of the Bluegrass is partnering with local Wal-Mart stores for its annual “Fill the Truck.” The goal is to fill a truck with new toys and coats for children who are in need this holiday season.
Board Votes Against Hiring Gays
Sunrise Children's Services Board of Directors voted to maintain hiring policies and not hire LBGTs. Video Video
Kids Helping Homeless Kids
The Salvation Army is holding a fundraiser for homeless children. Kids around the city are setting up lemonade stands and donating the proceeds to The Salvation Army's Emergency Homeless Shelter. Video Video
Police: Man Tried To Kidnap Child At Frankfort Park
A Franklin County man is accused of grabbing women and trying to kidnap a child from a Frankfort park.
Police: Three Children Taken To Hospital After Lexington Crash
Police say a driver and three children were taken to the hospital after a crash on Newtown Pike.
Berea Police Say Parents Admitted To Locking Children In Room
Berea Police said they arrested two parents for locking their children in their bedrooms at night and securing the locks with chains and ropes.
Lexington Police: Drunk Driver Almost Hits Children
Lexington police arrested a woman after they said she almost hit several children while driving drunk Sunday.
Julius Mays Visits Kentucky Children's Hospital
UK Basketball player Julius Mays visited kids at Kentucky Children's Hospital Wednesday afternoon. Video Video
Hunting For Easter Eggs
Children hunted for 50,000 Easter Eggs today at Jacobson Park. Another Easter Egg Hunt was held at Heritage Park.
Dentists Offer Care For Children of Low Income Families
UK College of Dentistry held their third annual “Give Kids a Smile” event today on campus. Video Video
Drivers Not Following Kentucky School Bus Laws
School bus drivers put up stop signs to warn traffic when they pick up or drop off children, but some drivers go right through them, breaking Kentucky law. Video Video
Report: 1 In 4 Kentucky Kids Lives In Poverty
The Kentucky Youth Advocates released a report through their "Kentucky Kids Count Project" that said one in four youths lives in poverty. Video Video
Woman Charged After Crashing Car Into Her Own Front Porch
Lexington Police said Rachel Baynham 21, of Lexington, collided with at least two vehicles in separate accidents, ran a stop sign and a stop light before crashing into her own front porch on Loudon Avenue Monday morning. Video Video
One Dead In Carroll County School Bus Wreck
The Carroll County Coroner said there has been one fatality in a school bus wreck in which the bus turned over with children on board.
Pulaski County Sheriff: Man Trying to Get Kids to Expose Themselves
The Pulaski County Sheriff says there have been two confirmed cases of a man trying to pay children to flash him in Science Hill Video Video
Police: Stranger Offers Kids $20 To Expose Themselves
Pulaski County deputies are investigating reports of a man going around asking kids to expose themselve for money. Video Video
Police Still Looking For Two Missing Children After House Fire
Authorities in Tennessee are asking Kentuckians for help finding two children who are still missing after a fire destroyed their home a week ago today. Video Video
U.K. Awarded Grant To Support Children With Disabilities
The University of Kentucky was awarded a $242,468 grant for personal preparation programs dedicated to children with disabilities.
Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Reportedly Abusing Her Children In A Park
A Woman accused of beating her two young children at a Lexington park plead not guilty to the charges Wednesday. Video Video
Police: Man Arrested For Keeping Children In Filthy Living Conditions
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office arrested a man after finding his children in living conditions they called "not safe for children."
Update: Police Say Frankfort Fire Set By Elementary Students
Frankfort police say a fire that gutted six apartment units on Harrodsburg Lane appears to have been set by children. Video Video
Woman Accused Of Leaving Accident Scene
A Lexington woman is charged with wanton endangerment after getting into a car accident and leaving the scene with her children. Video Video
One in Four Kentucky Children Live In Poverty
A new report says that one in four children in Kentucky live in poverty. Video Video
Children Found Unattended In Hot Attic
A day care owner is in jail after five children are found unattended in a hot attic in Barbourville, according to Police. Video Video
How Your Pet Can Help Your Child's Health
New research shows how dogs and cats can help improve a baby's respiratory health. Video Video
Study Shows Drop In Antibiotics Given To Children
A new study published in the journal Pediatrics looked at large retail prescription databases from the years 2002 to 2010. Video Video
Cyber Safety Tips You And Your Children Need To Know
June is National Internet Safety Month, and the Kentucky attorney general's office has some tips to keep in mind. Video Video
Poison Control Centers Urge Caution With Certain Detergents
AAPCC says kids may mistake them for candy
Report: More Kentucky Kids Raised By Relatives Than Parents
When biological parents can no longer raise their children or when children’s safety or well-being is at risk, grandparents, other relatives, and close family friends have traditionally stepped up as caregivers in Kentucky. Video Video
Making Vaccinations Easier On Your Kids
One of the big reasons kids don't like going to the doctor is the chance they're going to need a shot, but there are some things you can try to make vaccinations a little more tolerable for your children. Video Video
Battery-Related ER Visits High In Young Children
Coin-sized button batteries can be found in many household items from remote controls to watches and electronics, but a new report finds the number of emergency room visits for button battery ingestions has doubled over the past 20 years, and kids 5 and under are seen the most. Video Video
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