Child-welfare advocates are praising House Speaker Tim Miley for forming a Select Committee on Crimes Against Children to focus on child abuse and neglect.
Wheeling-based Crittenton Services Inc. serves more than 650 women, children and families across
The organizations president says most have suffered abuse, neglect or other crimes and calls the rising rate of abuse and neglect alarming and the high rate of sexual abuse heartbreaking.
Ohio County Republican Erikka Storch says she hopes children will be better served by having the Legislature's year-round attention.
Delegate Linda Phillips of