Yellowstone County courts overflow with child abuse cases

It’s been a tough year for children in Yellowstone County. This year marks the greatest number of children to enter the court system ever, and the most startling increase of about 27 percent can be found in Yellowstone County. “Now in 2015, we’re seeing something that’s unlike anything we’ve seen before,” said Angela Campbell, the executive director for Yellowstone CASA. The spike in new child abuse and neglect cases in Yellowstone county is on pace to triple the number last year. There were 182...