Kentucky’s Child Welfare Cabinet Reports Fewer Child Fatalities

Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services has released its annual report on child abuse fatalities, which show fewer fatalities this year when compared to previous years’ data. But it may be difficult for lawmakers to use this information in comparison, said Terry Brooks is executive director of Kentucky Youth Advocates. The report is three months […]

Judge Orders State’s Child Abuse Records in 10 Days

With reporting from the Associated Press A judge has ordered state officials to release 90 internal reviews of child deaths within the next 10 days. The order is a response to a lawsuit requesting certain child welfare documents be made public. Judge Phillip Shepherd says the order is not meant to pass blame to the […]