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Prosecutors say 29-year old Heather Roberts, while caring for an adult with a mental disability, negligently placed tape over the adult's mouth.
A Corbin man is accused of punching his girlfriend's six-year-old son Saturday night, according to The News Journal.
A former Hazard caregiver has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a wanton abuse charge, after an incident in September 2016.
The principal of McCracken County High School has been suspended with pay and charged with two misdemeanors after allegedly not reporting abuse of his students, according to court records.
Attorney General Andy Beshear announced the guilty pleas of two former caregivers on abuse charges of a vulnerable Kentuckian at a Hazard mental and physical disability facility in 2016.
The Garrard County Animal Shelter is hoping you can help the county press animal abuse charges against someone accused of hurting and abandoning dogs.
Court documents show that three Kentucky school employees have been charged with criminal abuse involving a special-needs student.
A Jefferson County couple is facing six felony counts of alleged abuse and neglect of a vulnerable Kentuckian, and theft and fraud of the Kentucky Medicaid Program.
Police have arrested a woman they say slapped an elderly patient in the face multiple times and sprayed in the face with a shower head at The Ridge.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington received two million dollars from a federal grant to fight the war on opioid abuse , according to city...
Kentucky State Police say a man has been arrested who they say admitted to abusing his 10-year-old child.
A former caretaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to abusing and neglecting an adult after taping the door to his room shut in 2016.
LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Two parents in Laurel County are accused of abusing their 13-month-old. Deputies arrested the couple after an investigation into a...
RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Richmond parents are behind bars after police say the couple kept their adult daughter in a cage. Police say they...
The Franklin County Humane Society is dealing with a serious overcrowding problem after taking in more than 100 animals in the past few weeks.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Lawrenceburg woman and her boyfriend were indicted for abusing her 3-year-old child, according to State Police. Officials say back in...
A not guilty plea was entered for a Berea couple charged with murder in connection to the death of a toddler, according to court records.
A Bowling Green man is accused of setting his own house on fire during an argument with his girlfriend and then damaging a police car after his arrest, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.
An obscure Kentucky law now requires victims of domestic violence to pay the legal fees of their abusive spouses in divorce proceedings when their abusers are in jail.
Attorney General Andy Beshear announced legislation filed in the House that would create a permanent substance abuse trust fund.