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Mother accused of pouring hot chocolate on baby faces new abuse charge

A mother accused of pouring hot chocolate on her 10-month old foster child, faces new abuse charges, along with her husband, in connection to the same child, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

Former Jessamine County daycare worker charged with child abuse

Juanita Stacy is accused of grabbing and squeezing a child's hand and swinging him.
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Kentucky newspaper’s series on abuse cited as ‘wake-up call’

A charity group and others in Kentucky cited a local newspaper's investigative series on child abuse as a wake-up call for the state.

Charges dismissed against Monticello daycare workers

On Tuesday, the charges were dropped against the two after the grand jury in Wayne County decided not to indict them.

Richmond man charged with child abuse

The newspaper says the child told the employee that 33-year-old Joe Asher caused the injuries.

Bell County man accused of abusing a child

A Bell County man is accused of abusing a three-month old child in March, according to police.

Former Estill County teacher accused of hitting child

Kentucky State Police say on April 18, while investigating that case, they learned Murphy hit a female juvenile in the mouth then made her lie about it to authorities.
Federal agency terminates agreement with Kentucky hospital

Kentucky man accuses West Virginia hospital of child abuse

Kentucky man says his infant son suffered a broken arm, fractured ribs and fractured legs while at the Cabell Huntington Hospital in West Virginia.
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Report: Kentucky has highest child abuse rate in U.S.

Kentucky and Indiana children continue to suffer abuse at alarming rates.

Two charged in Lee County child abuse case

Two people were arrested and charged Wednesday in a child abuse case in Lee County.
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Woman charged on two counts for child abuse; case presented to grand jury

State Police and the Department for Community Based services began a joint investigation that led to the arrest of a woman on child abuse charges.
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Boone County couple arrested for child abuse

The Boone County Sheriff says a couple arrested for child abuse hurt a little boy so badly they didn't think he was still alive the next day.

Father and son arrested together on unrelated charges in Lexington

Police say they arrested a man and his son Thursday, on unrelated charges.

Two arrested in Laurel County for child abuse

Two people have been arrested for child abuse in Laurel County.

Police find child bound with zip ties, mother arrested

PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - A Pulaski County woman was arrested after Kentucky State Police say one of her children was found tied with...

Vatican in ‘shame and sorrow’ over abuses in Pennsylvania

The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” Thursday over a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children in six dioceses in that state, calling the abuse “criminally and morally reprehensible” and saying Pope Francis wants to eradicate “this tragic horror.”

Prosecutor: Priests ‘weaponized’ the faith to abuse kids

Roman Catholic priests across Pennsylvania used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children, a grand jury found, in what the state’s top prosecutor called the “weaponization of faith.”

Knox County woman arrested for child abuse

The Knox County Sheriff's Department says they have arrested Natasha Henderson on child abuse charges, after they say she left her two children home alone.

Trust Fund Board awards over $100,000 in grants to help prevent child abuse

Child protection agencies in northern and western Kentucky will be able to train even more children, families and communities on how to prevent child abuse.

Clark County mother facing criminal abuse charges

A Winchester woman was arrested after daycare workers found bruises on two of her children.

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