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February 5, 2018

 

The committee formed after the Columbus African American population voiced concerns that they weren’t being treated correctly.

Committee That Oversees Columbus Police Dept. Could See Changes

Changes could be coming to a committee that provides oversight of the Columbus Police Department.

February 2, 2018

 

Police Car Lights

Police Respond To 21+ Overdoses Near Indianapolis Shelter

Police say synthetic drugs may be to blame for the overdose spike near Wheeler Mission.

February 1, 2018

 

DCS Director Terry Stigdon, left, and independent consultant Sue Steib, right, discuss the first progress report of the agency evaluation.

Consultant Delivers First Progress Report On DCS Evaluation

An independent consultant’s evaluation of the Department of Child Services has taken small steps in its first month on the ground.

February 1, 2018

 

If a parent had committed three violations from this list, the Department of Child Services would have had to automatically petition the court system to sever parental rights.

Lawmakers Gut Bill That Would Eliminate Certain Parents’ Rights

Indiana Senate lawmakers Wednesday made significant changes to a bill that would have resulted in more people facing termination of their parental rights.

January 31, 2018

 

richmond hill explosion trial

Man Convicted In Deadly 2012 House Explosion Dies At Hospital

Mark Leonard was convicted in the November 2012 natural gas explosion that destroyed his then-girlfriend's home and killed two next-door neighbors.

January 25, 2018

 

Aerial shot of the Indiana Statehouse in downtown Indianapolis.

Lawmakers Consider Changing How Counties Plan Future Jails

The bill requires counties considering a new jail to first arrange a feasibility study to assess alternatives like housing inmates in a nearby county.

January 25, 2018

 

Vigo Co. Jail

Vigo Co. Hires Company To Conduct Jail, Justice System Review

The Vigo County commissioners have contracted a company to reassess a proposal for a new county jail.

January 22, 2018

 

Elkhart County residents protest outside of the Elkhart Ivy Tech Campus, where CoreCivic representatives were expected to meet.

CoreCivic To Withdraw ICE Detention Center Plans

The private company CoreCivic announced Monday it will formally withdraw plans to build a multi-million dollar immigration detention center south of Elkhart.

January 22, 2018

 

Banners with racist and anti-gay slurs were hung at the West Lafayette Unitarian Universalist church.

Police Probe Racist, Anti-Gay Banners Found Outside Church

West Lafayette police are investigating after racist and anti-gay banners were erected at a church known for its progressive stands on social justice issues.

January 22, 2018

 

sign for the Ohio Chapel United Methodist Church

Still No Leads In Two-County Church Vandalism String

Law enforcement officers from Brown and Bartholomew counties are still searching for answers in a string of church vandalisms that took place last year.

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