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$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.

Lexington gets millions in grant money to fight opioid abuse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington received two million dollars from a federal grant to fight the war on opioid abuse , according to city...

KSP: Man admits to hitting his child

Kentucky State Police say a man has been arrested who they say admitted to abusing his 10-year-old child.

Former caregiver pleads guilty to abuse and neglect

A former caretaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to abusing and neglecting an adult after taping the door to his room shut in 2016.

Laurel County parents accused of abusing 13-month-old

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 parents accused of keeping daughter in cage

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Richmond parents are behind bars after police say the couple kept their adult daughter in a cage. Police say they...

Franklin County Humane Society overcrowded after Animal Control seizes more than 100 animals

The Franklin County Humane Society is dealing with a serious overcrowding problem after taking in more than 100 animals in the past few weeks.

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High School Highlight Reel: 11/27/20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - On Friday, it was finally time for hardware to be handed out across Kentucky. District titles were on the line....
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More help or more charges? Discussion on manslaughter for overdose deaths.

As drug overdoses continue to increase during the pandemic, there's been talk about how to lower those numbers.

Firefighters battling house fire behind “The Cave” fire station in Lexington

Firefighters are battling a house fire in the 3400 block of Colonnade drive in Lexington off Man o' War near Bold Bidder Drive.

KSP investigating after man found dead in Herrington Lake

State police are investigating after a man was found dead in Herrington Lake in Garrard County.