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February 19, 2018

 

Number Of Kids In Child Welfare System Strains Public Defenders

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.

February 2, 2018

 

New Data: Child Abuse Deaths In Indiana Doubled In A Year

According to a report released this week, 70 children in Indiana died from maltreatment in fiscal year 2016, up from 34 the previous year.

August 7, 2017

 

Indiana Changes Child Abuse Reporting Procedures

Prior to the law, school employees first had to report suspected abuse to the school's principal or the principal's designee.

August 3, 2017

 

DCS: Child Fatality Report Highlights Dangers Of Co-Sleeping

The most recent child fatalities report calls for safe sleeping practices and vigilance when children are near bodies of water.

June 6, 2017

 

New Online Database Searches Child Abuse Cases

The online registry aims to prevent another family from experiencing child abuse by a caretaker.

April 25, 2017

 

Clarksville Man Gets 35 Years In Abuse Death Of 3-Year-Old

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.

January 30, 2017

 

Committee Approves Adoption Background Check Change

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.

August 31, 2016

 

Woman Charged With Child Abuse Using RFRA Defense

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act specifies a government agency cannot “burden a person’s religious exercise.”

October 13, 2015

 

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Greg Zoeller will be in Mexico City later this week for the CWAG Alliance Partnership Binational State Attorney General Exchange.

July 21, 2015

 

Youth Worker Cafe Teaches Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Through group discussion, videos and workbook activities, participants learned how to prevent and identify child sexual abuse.

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