Southside daycare operator facing 22 counts of sexual abuse, neglect

GROVE CITY, Ohio (WTVN) -- A woman was due in court Friday to answer to nearly two dozen counts of sexual abuse and neglect of children at the unlicensed daycare she ran near Grove City.

Kimberly Hignite surrendered Thursday as authorities executed a search warrant at her home in Jackson Township.

The indictment filed by prosecutors accuses Hignite of abusing children she babysat between 2011 and 2018.