Julie Whitman leaves the Indiana Youth Institute to become the executive director of the commission.
Zoo officials say the young calf has been named Kita, a Swahili word that means "to stand firm."
State data shows an unusually high number of children in South Bend had high levels of lead in their blood between 2005 and 2015.
A prosecutor has filed a new murder charge against an Indiana woman who pleaded guilty to fatally smothering her two children.
Officials say the deadly Dec. 24 fire has been determined to be arson, but the investigation is ongoing.
The money comes from the department's Safety PIN grant program, which the state legislature created in 2015.
The change allows WIC participants anywhere in Indiana to shop for groceries by swiping a new benefits card and entering a personal identification number.
As the immigrant population continues to grow, the increase in need of accessible healthcare becomes evident, according to a recent survey.
The 61 percent increase follows a 7 percent decrease in out of home placements between 2011 and 2012
Commonly used substances were detailed in the 2016 KIDS COUNT data book report.