child abuse

Child Abuse
10:20 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Beshear Creates Child Abuse Panel to Investigate Child Deaths and Near Deaths

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear
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A new panel created by Governor Steve Beshear will review child death and near-death cases in Kentucky. Beshear’s executive order is being called a step in the right direction.

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Front Page Episodes
12:25 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Battered Child Syndrome 50 Years Later

Much progress has been made in the past fifty years to identify and prevent child abuse. Last week the Journal of the American Medical Association updated its 1962 original publication which introduced the Battered Child Syndrome. This ground breaking study broadened the term “child abuse” to include “child maltreatment,” encouraged the development of child protective services agencies, and changed the way physicians cared for children with injuries.

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2:02 pm
Wed July 4, 2012

Couple charged for leaving 19 children unattended for nearly a week

14 counts of criminal abuse and five counts of wanton endangerment have been filed against a Warren County couple who left 19 children unattended for nearly a week.

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Afternoon Update
4:17 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/16/12

Today on NPR:For $75, This Guy Will Sell You 1,000 Facebook 'Likes'

Around the Commonwealth:

Kentucky Senate President David Williams says he had no idea what trouble his former gubernatorial running mate Richie Farmer was causing as agriculture commissioner.

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4:04 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Eliminate Child Abuse Comes to KY

Health care groups and child advocates across Kentucky have formed  a new Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse. Kentucky’s child abuse death rate is among the highest in the country. 

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