child abuse

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Members of a new state review panel tasked with overseeing child deaths and near deaths that resulted from abuse will begin their work by examining the cases of eight children who died over the past year.

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Gov. Steve Beshear is creating an independent panel to review deaths and serious injuries in case of child abuse and neglect.

FRANKFORT, Ky.  The Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee has given its approval to a bill that would create a panel of experts to review cases in which children are killed or seriously injured because of abuse or neglect.

Democratic state Rep. Susan Westrom of Lexington is pushing the legislation that requires the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services to provide staff and administrative assistance to the group.