Jennifer Banks and her boyfriend, Kenon Pack, went to trial this week, accused of abusing Banks' daughter for several months in 2010.
Prosecutors say the couple made the girl lean over a bench, while they repeatedly smacked her backside with two homemade weapons.
The victim, who is now 8 years old, bravely took the stand Wednesday to testify against her own mother. (WMC-TV) - A Memphis man arrested on child abuse charges claims the 2-year-old victim got hurt when he was dancing with her. Stacey Liddell, 35, is charged with Haley's Law Aggravated Child Abuse andMore >> A Memphis couple is on trial for punishing a little girl. Officers say they beat her with paddles.More >>
(WMC-TV) - A young girl took the witness stand Wednesday to testify against her own mother in a child abuse case. Prosecutors say the little girl was beaten for anything and everything, especially as sheMore >> A young girl took the witness stand Wednesday to testify against her own mother in a child abuse case.More >>
BROWNSBURG, IN (WAVE) - A statewide Silver Alert for a missing Hendricks County, Indiana woman was canceled late Sunday night, according to a news release from Indiana State Police. No other informationMore >> The alert was declared earlier Sunday after 77-year-old Suzanne La Brash disappeared. No other information about the cancellation of the alert More >> Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.More >> Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.More >> LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man who barricaded himself and his family in a south Louisville home Sunday morning prompted a standoff with police, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. LouisvilleMore >> Police said SWAT arrived on the scene as backup Sunday morning in case police needed to force their way inside the home.
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Plastic bags filled with yard waste may be getting the can. "It's ridiculous to take yard waste and out it in our landfill," Louisville Councilman Tom Owen told WAVE 3 News. That'sMore >> If a vote on the matter passes on May 6, plastic bags filled with yard waste will no longer be picked up curbside in Jefferson County.More >> FLOYD COUNTY, IN (WAVE) - One person suffered life-threatening injuries in a single vehicle crash on eastbound Interstate 64 in Floyd County on Saturday, according to the Floyd County Sheriff's Department.More >> According to the Floyd County Sheriff's Department, a preliminary investigation found that a 2012 silver Volkswagen was traveling east on I-64 at a high rate of speed just after 4 p.m. on Saturday. The vehicle left the road, crashed into a rock embankment and possibly overturned near mile marker 121.More >>