November 21, 2012

London woman arrested after children found in unfit living conditions

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — April Cathers, 26, of 105 Ballsinger St. in London  was arrested by London Police Officer Jacob Bormann and charged with endangering the welfare of a minor, five counts.  

On Saturday, Nov. 17, Bormann responded to a complaint of two juveniles walking into South Main and Ballsinger streets.  

Through investigation police revealed the two children had left their 105 Ballsinger St. home, one block away from where they were found.  Officers found Cathers, their mother, at the residence.  The living conditions at the home were considered unfit and officers observed dog and cat feces throughout the home as well as raw sewage in the floor of the bathroom.  In addition, moldy food was found on the counters and floor, no beds were to be found in the home and Cathers advised they all slept on two couches and one chair.

An investigation is being continued by the London Police Department and Family Based Services.

Text Only
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

How do you celebrate Easter?

A. Celebrate with the fellowship at church.
B. Have a meal with friends and family.
C. Egg hunts with the kids.
D. All of the above.
     View Results