The Indiana Task Force on Public Defense is touring the state to hear from attorneys, social workers, and citizens about strains on the public defense system.
According to a report released this week, 70 children in Indiana died from maltreatment in fiscal year 2016, up from 34 the previous year.
Prior to the law, school employees first had to report suspected abuse to the school's principal or the principal's designee.
The most recent child fatalities report calls for safe sleeping practices and vigilance when children are near bodies of water.
The online registry aims to prevent another family from experiencing child abuse by a caretaker.
A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty in the child abuse death of his former girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.
If passed, adoption agencies would no longer have to check a national registry of child abuse and neglect cases because the registry doesn’t exist.
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act specifies a government agency cannot “burden a person’s religious exercise.”
Greg Zoeller will be in Mexico City later this week for the CWAG Alliance Partnership Binational State Attorney General Exchange.
Through group discussion, videos and workbook activities, participants learned how to prevent and identify child sexual abuse.