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Corbin man facing child sexual abuse charges

Corbin, Ky.-- A trial date is set for a man facing nine counts of sexual abuse charges towards a minor. Accoring to the Times...

State hiring more social workers to fight child abuse

Kentucky is hiring hundreds of social workers to fight child abuse, according to the state. 

Woodford County parents hold moment of silent against child abuse

WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - A group of concerned parents gathered in front of Woodford County High School Friday night for a moment of...

Deputies: Loaded gun found in children’s toy box, mother indicted

A mother in Knox County was indicted after troopers say she threatened to kill her children and left a loaded 9mm pistol in their toy box.

LCSO: Toddler found covered in dog poop, adults facing abuse charges

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office says Joey Ridener and Tammy Hammons, both from London have been arrested and charged with criminal abuse during a welfare check Friday morning in a home off Park Subdivision Road.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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UPDATE: Man wanted for rape, robberies, kidnapping in KY captured in TN

Harlan Eddie McIntosh has been found and arrested in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, according to Kentucky State Police. 

President Trump rescinds VISA policy for international students; UK student breathing sigh of relief

"It doesn't put our international students immediately in jeopardy. So, that is a huge relief to us to our students and to everybody," Roberts said.

87 people arrested as protesters bring demands to KY Attorney General’s house

87 people were arrested Tuesday night after protesters brought their demands for a swifter investigation into Breonna Taylor's death to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's house, according to Louisville ABC affiliate WHAS-TV. 

Nine Wildcats tabbed Preseason All-SEC by Phil Steele

LEXINGTON, KY (UK Athletics) - Nine University of Kentucky football players have been tabbed preseason All-Southeastern Conference by Phil Steele's College Football. Senior punter Max...