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Neglected, malnourished horses? Follow these steps.

The Kentucky Equine Adoption Center has issued steps to follow in the case of horse neglect. This comes after a severe case out of Boyle County.

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.

Horses found neglected, malnourished in Boyle County

18 horses were found neglected and malnourished at a Boyle County farm according to animal control.

Donations almost double reward for information on abandoned puppy

A $500 reward for information on an abandoned puppy in Clark County has almost doubled to a $915 reward in just a day. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Grandmother of missing toddler found alive to be charged

The Bullitt County Sheriff Beth Campbell will be charged with endangering the welfare of a minor and neglect.

Couple charged in death of special needs son

A couple in Winchester is in jail, accused of an unspeakable crime: neglecting their special needs son to death.

Kentucky school district fires employees after abuse report

Officials in Kentucky's largest public school district say all of the teachers and employees mentioned in a report alleging abuse and neglect of preschoolers have been fired.

Couple accused of locking child in bedroom for long periods

Couple accused of putting bars on windows and padlocking a child in a bedroom for long periods of time, according to State Police.

Deputies: Frankfort woman charged with neglecting her mother

The daughter of an elderly woman found laying in animal feces was charged with neglect on Tuesday, according to officials.

Franklin Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating possible neglect after woman found living in filth

An investigation has started after the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says an elderly woman was found living in filthy conditions.

Child Abuse, Neglect Up 55 Percent in Kentucky Since 2012

A state agency says the number of substantiated findings of child abuse and neglect in Kentucky rose 55 percent over a four-year period.

Caregiver Arrested for Alleged Abuse and Neglect

Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced a Winchester man has been arraigned in Clark County Circuit Court for alleged abuse and neglect during his time as a group home caregiver.

Man charged after horses seized from Mercer County farm

A man was charged Wednesday after the discovery of 43 horses, suspected of neglect, on a farm in Mercer County, according to state authorities.

Virgie woman arraigned on adult abuse, neglect charges

A Virgie, Kentucky woman has been arraigned on charges of adult abuse and neglect.

Lexington horse owner convicted of animal mistreatment

Local horse owner and trainer, Francis Lee McKinney was prosecuted by the Fayette County Attorney's Office, according to Lexington-Fayette Animal Care & Control.

Mother, daughter, accused in scams and animal cruelty

Citrus County Sheriff's Office discovered the horrific evidence of two women's expansive animal abuse across four states - including Kentucky.

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