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WRTV Indianapolis
Attorney: Ferebee covered up Shana Taylor case to get $60,000 raiseand student on February 17 – the same day as Jensen and Leser. And, Betz says,
Attorney: Ferebee covered up Shana Taylor case to get $60,000 raise
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 6 hours ago
and student on February 17 – the same day as Jensen and Leser. And, Betz says, Ferebee also failed to notify police or the Department of Child Services. Betz even goes so far as to say that Ferebee covered up the situation in order to get a... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Cause of baby's death at day care released26 children on April 6. Miracles and Blessings failed to notify the Family and
Cause of baby's death at day care released
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 7 hours ago
26 children on April 6. Miracles and Blessings failed to notify the Family and Social Services Administration, the Indiana Department of Child Services, and other parents of children at the day care of Brigham's death, court records... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
CAL 6: Cause of baby's death at day care released26 children on April 6. Miracles and Blessings failed to notify the Family and
CAL 6: Cause of baby's death at day care released
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 10 hours ago
26 children on April 6. Miracles and Blessings failed to notify the Family and Social Services Administration, the Indiana Department of Child Services, and other parents of children at the day care of Brigham's death, court records... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
IPS fires assistant principal, administrator over handling of Shana Taylor caserelationships with IPS students. IPS moved to fire Jensen, saying he failed to
IPS fires assistant principal, administrator over handling of Shana Taylor case
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 hours ago
relationships with IPS students. IPS moved to fire Jensen, saying he failed to properly report the allegations to the Department of Child Services. But Jensen's attorney says his client reported the allegations to the district's director of... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Apple files camera blocking patentBoxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans
Apple files camera blocking patent
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 hours ago
Boxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from the Department of Child Services. The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Chaos in Rio ahead of OlympicsBoxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans
Chaos in Rio ahead of Olympics
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 hours ago
Boxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from the Department of Child Services. The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
More plastic in the ocean than fishBoxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans
More plastic in the ocean than fish
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 hours ago
Boxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from the Department of Child Services. The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Holocaust escape tunnel foundBoxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans
Holocaust escape tunnel found
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 hours ago
Boxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from the Department of Child Services. The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Millions of dollars found in drug bustBoxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans
Millions of dollars found in drug bust
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 hours ago
Boxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from the Department of Child Services. The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
South Bend summer traffic restrictionsBoxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans
South Bend summer traffic restrictions
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 22 hours ago
Boxes Coming to Michiana The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from the Department of Child Services. The creator of "baby-boxes" is going ahead with plans to install more despite concerns from... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Mt .Vernon principal didn't have to report abuse allegations, attorney sayslaw requires school officials to immediately report allegations of child abuse
Mt .Vernon principal didn't have to report abuse allegations, attorney says
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
law requires school officials to immediately report allegations of child abuse and neglect to either the Indiana Department of Child Services or police. In court documents filed earlier this month, Shipley’s attorney John Tompkins said... Read more
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People Magazine
Arizona TV Reporters Indicted For Child Abuse After Cocaine Found in Their 4-Month-Old's Systemwas released from Banner Hospital within a few days of being admitted, and was
Arizona TV Reporters Indicted For Child Abuse After Cocaine Found in Their 4-Month-Old's System
People Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
was released from Banner Hospital within a few days of being admitted, and was placed with the maternal grandmother. The Department of Child Services is continuing to monitor the child's welfare, police told PEOPLE. "Hypothetically," Piccarreta... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
IPS employees at center of failure to report case plan to resigncounselor Shana Taylor. While those allegations first came to light on Feb. 17,
IPS employees at center of failure to report case plan to resign
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
counselor Shana Taylor. While those allegations first came to light on Feb. 17, IPS didn’t report Taylor to the Indiana Department of Child Services until Feb. 23. State law requires schools to immediately report such cases. Taylor is accused... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
IPS employees resign during sexual abuse falloutlaw requires schools to immediately report abuse or neglect allegations to law
IPS employees resign during sexual abuse fallout
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
law requires schools to immediately report abuse or neglect allegations to law enforcement or the Indiana Department of Child Services. School officials were made aware six days before they reported the abuse allegations to the... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Former teaching assistant arrested for sex with a 15-old studentwith having sex with students. Two IPS employees have been charged with failing
Former teaching assistant arrested for sex with a 15-old student
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
with having sex with students. Two IPS employees have been charged with failing to report the accusations to the state Department of Child Services in a timely manner, and the interim principal of the school where Taylor worked is fighting to... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Foster parent charged with molesting childrenSheriff's Department Lt. Terry Ruley said the man and his wife were foster pare
Foster parent charged with molesting children
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
Sheriff's Department Lt. Terry Ruley said the man and his wife were foster parents for at least 10 years. The Indiana Department of Child Services assisted with the investigation. Online jail records show the man's being held on a $250,000... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Lafayette foster father accused of molesting 3 childrenSheriff's Department Lt. Terry Ruley said the man and his wife were foster pare
Lafayette foster father accused of molesting 3 children
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
Sheriff's Department Lt. Terry Ruley said the man and his wife were foster parents for at least 10 years. The Indiana Department of Child Services assisted with the investigation. Online jail records show the man's being held on a $250,000... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lafayette foster father accused of molesting 3 childrenSheriff's Department Lt. Terry Ruley said the man and his wife were foster pare
Lafayette foster father accused of molesting 3 children
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
Sheriff's Department Lt. Terry Ruley said the man and his wife were foster parents for at least 10 years. The Indiana Department of Child Services assisted with the investigation. Online jail records show the man's being held on a $250,000... Read more
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Daily Star
Outrage after babysitter lets infant get dunked with gallons of watertrapped in her lungs,” the baby’s mum said. She argued that she didn’t believe
Outrage after babysitter lets infant get dunked with gallons of water
Daily Star / Posted 8 days ago
trapped in her lungs,” the baby’s mum said. She argued that she didn’t believe the babysitter had been "intentionally cruel" and instead blamed "poor judgement". The Indiana Department of Child Services is investigating the case.Related a... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Maintenance men claim 1-old pointed gun at them in Bloomington apartmentthe child away from the room. The maintenance men denied moving any baby gates
Maintenance men claim 1-old pointed gun at them in Bloomington apartment
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
the child away from the room. The maintenance men denied moving any baby gates. Bloomington police sent case reports to the Monroe County Prosecutor’s Office for review. Officials from Indiana’s Department of Child Services were also co... Read more
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express
'Negligent' babysitter sparks outrage after infant submerged under gallons of waterand instead blamed "poor judgement". But, she remains unsure whether she could
'Negligent' babysitter sparks outrage after infant submerged under gallons of water
express / Posted 10 days ago
and instead blamed "poor judgement". But, she remains unsure whether she could ever trust anyone with her child again. The babysitter has not been arrested but the Indiana Department of Child Services is investigating the case. Related... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
DCS investigating babysitter after Greenwood splash pad incidentA babysitter's actions at a Greenwood splash pad were caught on camera and now,
DCS investigating babysitter after Greenwood splash pad incident
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
A babysitter's actions at a Greenwood splash pad were caught on camera and now, nearly 300,000 people have seen them. The Department of Child Services is investigating the incident. On a hot summer day, the Greenwood Splash Park is a place to... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Mother fires babysitter after video shows baby being doused with water at splash parkon her side." Dixson fired the babysitter immediately. No charges have been fi
Mother fires babysitter after video shows baby being doused with water at splash park
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
on her side." Dixson fired the babysitter immediately. No charges have been filed but she tells us the case has been handed over to the Department of Child Services. At the time of publication the videohad been shared more than 300... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Johnson County babysitter under investigation after splashpad video shows possible mistreatmentafter seeing the video posted to Facebook. We’ve learned the babysitter is a 32
Johnson County babysitter under investigation after splashpad video shows possible mistreatment
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
after seeing the video posted to Facebook. We’ve learned the babysitter is a 32-year-old mother of three. Police say the Department of Child Services is also looking into the babysitter. RTV6 was unsuccessful in our attempts to connect with the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Babysitter being investigated after placing tot under huge water dumpsince hired another babysitter who already cares for Annora's young relatives.
Babysitter being investigated after placing tot under huge water dump
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
since hired another babysitter who already cares for Annora's young relatives. Greenwood Police Assistant Chief Matthew Fillenwarth said the babysitter was not arrested and police investigators referred the case to the Department of Child Serv... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mom fires babysitter over shocking viral splash park videoand posted to Facebook. The footage caused outrage, and came to the attention
Mom fires babysitter over shocking viral splash park video
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
and posted to Facebook. The footage caused outrage, and came to the attention of the Greenwood Police Department and the Department of Child Services. This is the message that was posted along with the video by the woman who was at the splash... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Baby box CEO told boxes are illegal, no longer allowed in Indianashe said. Kelsey never thought her organization would be targeted and told to
Baby box CEO told boxes are illegal, no longer allowed in Indiana
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 13 days ago
she said. Kelsey never thought her organization would be targeted and told to stop by the state’s Health Department and Department of Child Services. The boxes are built with a heating and cooling pad and it notifies authorities when the door... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
2 from Lafayette charged in 2015 baby death investigationwere called to investigate in November 2015 after the baby died at a hospital.
2 from Lafayette charged in 2015 baby death investigation
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 13 days ago
were called to investigate in November 2015 after the baby died at a hospital. Also investing the case were the Department of Child Services and the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office. Both individuals are being held at the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
2 from Lafayette charged in 2015 baby death investigationwere called to investigate in November 2015 after the baby died at a hospital.
2 from Lafayette charged in 2015 baby death investigation
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
were called to investigate in November 2015 after the baby died at a hospital. Also investing the case were the Department of Child Services and the Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office. Both individuals are being held at the... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes defends her organization after DCS issues warningMonica Kelsey says she plans to install even more boxes despite a warning from
Founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes defends her organization after DCS issues warning
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
Monica Kelsey says she plans to install even more boxes despite a warning from Mary Beth Bonaventura, director of the Department of Child Services, saying they don’t comply with Indiana’s Safe Haven Law and might be unsafe. Kelsey is also... Read more
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TribLIVE
Baby-box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas “to bully us
Baby-box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas “to bully us into shutting them down.” The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Baby Box Founder Undeterred by Warningin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby Box Founder Undeterred by Warning
NBC Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Baby Boxes founder says she won't be bullied into removing infant-surrender podsin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby Boxes founder says she won't be bullied into removing infant-surrender pods
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
KWWL Iowa / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
KHQ Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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ABC Montana
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
ABC Montana / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fundin trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defense fund
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
in trash bins, saying she won't allow those with political agendas "to bully us into shutting them down." The Indiana Department of Child Services recently issued a letter saying it would have to treat a baby as abandoned if left in one of the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defence fundhope no one would intentionally violate state law." Kelsey said she decided to
Baby box founder undeterred by warning, plans defence fund
Brandon Sun / Posted 15 days ago
hope no one would intentionally violate state law." Kelsey said she decided to create the legal fund after Indiana Department of Child Services Director Mary Beth Bonaventura wrote officials in the two communities where baby boxes have been... Read more
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cmt.com
Still The King Recap: Pilot and Preach On (SPOILERS)flood of child support coming in soon, he can make something of it. Debbie is n
Still The King Recap: Pilot and Preach On (SPOILERS)
cmt.com / Posted 18 days ago
flood of child support coming in soon, he can make something of it. Debbie is not impressed. Debbie and Vernon meet at the Department of Child Services where Vernon delivers his first child support payment. The social worker steps into the waiting... Read more
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