Content Tagged 'abuse'

Green Dot Program Helps Drop Sexual Violence at High Schools
Sexual violence in Kentucky high schools is dropped according to organizers of the Green Dot Program. Video Video
Lawrenceburg Mother Admits To Tying Up Young Daughter
A mother accused of tying up her three-year-old daughter for several hours at a time has entered a guilty plea, according to officials. Video Video
3 indicted for abuse at Ky. nursing home
A grand jury has indicted three former workers at a nursing home on charges of abuse and neglect of patients at the facility.
Elderly Twins Accused Of Sex Crimes Will Go Before Grand Jury
After Jack and Jerry Cassidy, 76, went before Judge Thorton on Thursday, the next step will be before a grand jury.
Former High School Football Coach Charged with Sodomy, Sexual Abuse
According to deputies in Pulaski County, a former high school football coach has been arrested on charges of sodomy and sexual abuse.
UPDATE: Bond Set for Ice Cream Truck Driver Charged with Sex Abuse
The bond has been set for an ice cream truck driver charged with one count of sodomy and six counts of abusing four girls under the age of 12
Police: "Additional Charges Forthcoming" Against Cassidy Twins
A Lexington Police press conference Thursday announced that people identifying themselves as victims have been coming forward in the wake of the Cassidy Twins' arrests. Video Video
Police: More Alleged Abuse Victims Coming Forward in Twin Brothers Case
Lexington Police are reporting more tips and information are coming in about brothers Jack and Jerry Cassidy since their arrests last week.
Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Still No Attorney
An ice cream truck driver accused of sexual abuse came to court without an attorney once again Wednesday.
Lexington Daycare Owner Arrested for Child Abuse
Police arrested the owner of Lexington daycare center on child abuse charges. Video Video
Ice Cream Man Accused of Sexual Abusing Children
A person who is a symbol of summer, treats and happy children is accused of horrible crimes against kids. Video Video
Ceremonial Bill Signing For Kentucky's New Caregiver Misconduct Registry
There was a ceremonial signing of Senate Bill 98 on Monday, which established Kentucky's Caregiver Misconduct Registry. The registry is designed to better protect Kentucky's senior citizens from abuse and neglect. Video Video
Jerry And Jack Cassidy Accused Of Indecent And Immoral Acts
New charges were filed against twin brothers in jail in Lexington for child pornography. On Tuesday, the two each had additional charges of indecent and immoral practices. Video Video
Police: Twin Brothers In Lexington Suspected Of Sexually Abusing Boys
Two brothers, both 78, are being charged with possessing child pornography. And investigators said that they had found extensive evidence suggesting that the twins had sexually abused several boys.
Burnside Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Girl
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said David Murphy, 22, of Burnside, sexually abused his 7-year old niece.
PETA Accuses Horse Trainers of Cruelty to Animals
A well-known thoroughbred trainer is under investigation in Kentucky and New York for allegations he abused horses. Video Video
Investigation Underway Into Thoroughbred Trainer Steve Asmussen
Racing Hall of Fame-nominated trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators in Kentucky and New York after an animal rights group alleged they mistreated horses.
Daycare Owner Accused Of Abusing Child
A Lexington daycare owner was arrested Wednesday and accused of abusing a child under her care, according to court documents. Video Video
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.
Former Pastor Accepts Plea Deal to Sex Abuse Charges
A former Wayne County pastor who had been indicted on 13 counts of rape in 2011 accepted a plea deal Tuesday.
Update: Daycare Worker Charged with Abuse
A Lexington daycare worker accused of abusing a one-year old child at the Lexington Baptist Temple daycare pleaded not guilty on Tuesday.
Richmond Man Charged with Kidnapping & Attempted Rape
A night of fun turned into a kidnapping and attempted sexual assault, according to Richmond police.
TSA Manager Pleaded Not Guilty to Sex Abuse
In Fayette County District Court, Tuesday, Shane Hinkle said he did not inappropriately touch a co-worker at Blue Grass Airport.
Former Teacher Admits She Bit Toddler
A woman accused of biting and spanking a 15-month-old child in August has pleaded guilty on revised charges of fourth-degree assault, according to the News Journal in Whitley County.
Rowan County Couple Accused Of Endangering 9 Children
Kentucky State Police said a Rowan county couple has been charged with endangering their nine children.
Richmond PD: 19-Year-Old in Jail for Raping 11-Year-Old
Richmond police said they received a complaint on Monday about a 19-year-old man having sex with an 11-year-old girl.
Heroin Use Reportedly on the Rise in Northern Ky
The good news from the Kentucky Health Issues poll is the misuse of pain relievers such as OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet and codeine may be on the decline. The bad news is, heroin use, particularly in northern Kentucky, is on the rise.
Kentucky House panel approves adult abuse registry
A Kentucky House panel has approved legislation aimed at preventing abuse of people living in adult care facilities.
Lexington Agencies Join Forces To Battle Heroin Abuse
Police say the heroin sold today is more pure and more lethal than it was in the 60's and 70's Video Video
Pulaski County Man Accused of Assaulting Toddler
A Bronston man now sits behind bars after being investigated for criminal abuse.
Neighbors Worry Horses Being Abused In Lincoln County
A tipster contacted us saying more than a dozen horses are being kept without shelter, and not being fed Video Video
Kentucky Criticized For Animal Abuse Laws
A national group says Kentucky has the worst animal abuse laws in the country. Video Video
Bill Aims To Cut Back On Frivolous Lawsuits
A proposed state bill would require people to file nursing home abuse complaints with a panel of doctors before they can go to court. Video Video
Man Accused Of Assaulting 6-Week-Old Son
A man beaten and robbed Wednesday night at 5th and Limestone in Lexington has been arrested and charged with child abuse. Video Video
Beshear Calls For Cooperation To Drop RX Drug Abuse
Kentucky's governor spoke Tuesday at the National Prescription Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando.
Nicholasville Woman Accused Of Abusing 10-Month-Old Girl
Audrey M. Rodriguez, 50, has been arrested. Video Video
Animal Control: Kentucky Pet Abuse Laws Could Be Better
Animal control officers called Kentucky's animal protection laws "lax", agreeing with its last-place ranking for them by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Video Video
Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Children
Police have accused a Winchester man of sexually abusing four young children over a period of three months.
Harrison Co. Woman Says She Was Kidnapped and Tortured
Dorothy Butcher says he ex-boyfriend abused her and left her for dead out of jealousy. Video Video
Former KY Social Worker Sentenced To Prison For Falsifying Abuse Reports
A former social worker is headed to prison for falsifying child abuse and neglect records in Anderson County. Video Video
Man Charged with Sexual Abuse, Indecent Exposure
Police arrested a man in Laurel County after allegations that he grabbed a woman, and exposed himself.
Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Child
Kentucky State Police arrested John Rowe, 28. Video Video
Governor Speaks Out About RX Drug Abuse Bill
Kentucky lawmakers have one more chance this year to crack down on rogue pain clinics. Video Video
Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Child
James Anderson, 46, was arrested in Madison County. Video Video
Porter Sex Abuse Case Waived To Grand Jury
The case of a former UK basketball player Michael Porter has been waived to a grand jury. Video Video
Richmond Woman Charged In Abuse Case
Richmond Police said Kayleigh Norris, 22, of Richmond, was charged this week in connection to a case dating back to last summer involving a 20-month old with a broken arm.
Richmond Couple Sentenced In Child Abuse Case
Stewart and Jennifer Shuman were both given five year prison sentences. Video Video
Expert Talks About Child Abuse Prevention
Dr. Jaime Pittenger talked about warning signs of child abuse with ABC 36 News. 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.
Prescription Pill Shot Glasses Upset Lawmakers
Some Kentucky lawmakers are upset with Urban Outfitters because they think the company’s line of flasks, shot glasses and beer koozies are contributing to prescription pill abuse. Video Video
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