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Corporal Punishment legal in Ky. despite state’s disapproval of the practice

A video taken in Florida of a principal paddling a student has revived conversation around corporal punishment and if it's an antiquated form of punishment in schools or not.

Florida principal under investigation, caught on camera paddling student

According to ABC News, the 6-year-old girl was being punished for scratching a computer in April.

Marion County man charged with child sexual exploitation

Arrest came following search of home.

Man charged for sexual exploitation offenses in Hardin County

The Kentucky State Police arrested 21-year-old Dennis Monroe Wadzeck, on charges related to child sexual abuse material.

State others, reach settlement with telemarketing scammers

Settlement includes FTC, other states

$1.4 million in COVID-19 funds for abuse, domestic violence prevention

Funding will provide relief for agencies helping the most vulnerable Kentuckians.

Reward offered in Frankfort cat poisonings, deaths

Businesses put up the reward money.

26-year-old gets 25 years for child pornography

She must serve 85 percent before being eligible for release.

Kentucky leads nation in child abuse cases, according to most recent report

Lexington, Ky. (WTVQ)-- Child abuse is a problem all over the country, but nowhere worse than Kentucky. "We are number one for cases of child...

Bill that would allow veterinarians to report animal abuse advances in Frankfort

A bill that would allow veterinarians to report animal abuse now goes to the Kentucky House for consideration after passing through the Senate Thursday. 

Frankfort woman pleads guilty in abuse-neglect case

Prosecutors say 29-year old Heather Roberts, while caring for an adult with a mental disability, negligently placed tape over the adult's mouth.

Corbin man accused of punching girlfriend’s young son

A Corbin man is accused of punching his girlfriend's six-year-old son Saturday night, according to The News Journal. 

Former Hazard caregiver sentenced for abusing, neglecting adult

A former Hazard caregiver has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a wanton abuse charge, after an incident in September 2016.

Police: Principal of Kentucky high school charged after not reporting abuse of students

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.

Beshear: Two former Hazard caregivers plead guilty to abusing, neglecting adult

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.

Garrard County Animal Shelter looking for animal abuse suspect

The Garrard County Animal Shelter is hoping you can help the county press animal abuse charges against someone accused of hurting and abandoning dogs.

3 school employees charged with abuse of autistic student

Court documents show that three Kentucky school employees have been charged with criminal abuse involving a special-needs student.

Beshear: Jefferson County couple charged with alleged neglect/abuse, medicaid fraud

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.

Woman arrested for abuse at The Ridge

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.

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Southern Baptists quash expanded sex abuse probe, for now

The proposal is almost certain to resurface when the nation’s largest denomination holds its biggest and most contentious annual meeting in decades.

Kentucky lawmaker files suit over 2020 protest arrests

State Rep. Attica Scott and others claim Louisville police officers violated their constitutional rights during protest arrests last summer.

Deadline extended for flood victims to apply for food benefits

A two-day extension was granted for flood victims in nine eastern Kentucky counties.
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AG Cameron granted temp. restraining order against parole board’s new directive

The Knox Circuit Court granted Cameron a temp. restraining order against a new directive from the state's parole board.