KY Child Abuse Deaths Top Nation; Law Needs Update

Kentucky had the highest number of child abuse-related fatalities in 2007. That’s according to a recent report from child advocacy organization Every Child Matters. The report’s authors are hoping it spurs Congress to get around more quickly to reauthorizing a key child abuse prevention law.

Traffic Fatalities Fall in 2008

Motor vehicle traffic fatalities are down across the nation and the state. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. The U.S. Department of Transportation is reporting that fatalities from January through October are down by 10 percent. Traffic fatalities also declined in Kentucky, but by about 6 percent. Kentucky State Police Sergeant David Jude says the factors […]