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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Books for Youth helps area foster childrenHoward County received backpacks recently, each filled with 25 books, as part o
Books for Youth helps area foster children
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Howard County received backpacks recently, each filled with 25 books, as part of the Books for Youth program. The Indiana Department of Child Services partners with the Indianapolis Colts and Colts sponsor Cargo Services to put on the event... Read more
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Daily Herald
Books for Youth helps area foster childrenin Howard County received backpacks Tuesday, each filled with 25 books, as part
Books for Youth helps area foster children
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
in Howard County received backpacks Tuesday, each filled with 25 books, as part of the Books for Youth program. The Indiana Department of Child Services partners with the Indianapolis Colts and Colts sponsor Cargo Services to put on the event... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Dependency Treatment Court Helps The Youngest Foster Kids By Helping Their Parentssystem have two components: substance abuse and neglect. And, if a parent with
Dependency Treatment Court Helps The Youngest Foster Kids By Helping Their Parents
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 2 days ago
system have two components: substance abuse and neglect. And, if a parent with young children gets involved with the Department of Child Services because of allegations of substance use, they can voluntarily enroll in the DTC program to work... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
DCS worker’s lawsuit goes before appeals courtof Appeals to reverse a Marion County Judge’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit fil
DCS worker’s lawsuit goes before appeals court
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
of Appeals to reverse a Marion County Judge’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit filed on behalf of case workers for the Indiana Department of Child Services. The ACLU filed the lawsuit last summer, specifically on behalf of case worker Mary Price, who... Read more
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Island Packet
Woman who moved frequently in foster care is now a homeownerhelp from Habitat for Humanity and Indiana Connected By 25. The latter is a non
Woman who moved frequently in foster care is now a homeowner
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
help from Habitat for Humanity and Indiana Connected By 25. The latter is a nonprofit that partners with United Way, the Department of Child Services and other organizations to support young adults before and after they age out of foster care... Read more
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Daily Herald
Woman who moved frequently in foster care is now a homeownerhelp from Habitat for Humanity and Indiana Connected By 25. The latter is a non
Woman who moved frequently in foster care is now a homeowner
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
help from Habitat for Humanity and Indiana Connected By 25. The latter is a nonprofit that partners with United Way, the Department of Child Services and other organizations to support young adults before and after they age out of foster care... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Wife stabs husband over wrong doughnut orderagainst his chest. Nelson was arrested and charged with aggravated battery wit
Wife stabs husband over wrong doughnut order
WLKY Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
against his chest. Nelson was arrested and charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. She is being held in the Floyd County Jail on a $75,000 bail. The couple's child was taken into custody by the Indiana Department of Child Ser... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Legislators tackle teacher sexual misconductfrom one school district to the next or even from state to state. Parvonay Sto
Legislators tackle teacher sexual misconduct
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
from one school district to the next or even from state to state. Parvonay Stover, legislative director for the Indiana Department of Child Services, testified Monday that while Indiana school districts entrust them to check for substantiated... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Lawmakers working to reduce shocking amount of sexual misconduct cases in Indiana schoolssays State Representative Bob Behning. The committee also spoke about the impo
Lawmakers working to reduce shocking amount of sexual misconduct cases in Indiana schools
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
says State Representative Bob Behning. The committee also spoke about the importance of reporting sex crimes involving children immediately to the Department of Child Services. DCS has a hotline set up to take that information. Dial 800-80... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
Dayton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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ajc.com
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyardCounty Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the moth
Police locate mother of newborn found by 9-old in backyard
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff's Department would not provide any more details because the mother is underage. The infant was transferred to a foster facility this week, and her case is now under further investigation by the Indiana Department of Child Se... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Sheriff says mother of baby abandoned in Indiana identifiedno further information about the mother is being released because of her age.
Sheriff says mother of baby abandoned in Indiana identified
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
no further information about the mother is being released because of her age. The case has been turned over to the Indiana Department of Child Services for investigation. DCS spokesman James Wide said he could not talk about a specific case, but... Read more
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Daily Mail
Police find teen mother who abandoned newbornto stop crying, I threw up in my hair - it was a... Share this article The ca
Police find teen mother who abandoned newborn
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
to stop crying, I threw up in my hair - it was a... Share this article The case has since been turned over to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Indiana's Safe Haven Law allows parents to leave a child between one and 30 days old... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Teen Mom Found After 9-Old Rescues Newborn in NW Ind.will be released because she is a juvenile. The baby will be transferred to a
Teen Mom Found After 9-Old Rescues Newborn in NW Ind.
NBC Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
will be released because she is a juvenile. The baby will be transferred to a foster facility in the coming days, according to the sheriff’s office. The case has been turned over the Indiana Department of Child Services for further investi... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Mother of newborn found in backyard locatedand is in good health. She will eventually be transferred to foster care. The
Mother of newborn found in backyard located
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
and is in good health. She will eventually be transferred to foster care. The case has been turned over to the Indiana Department of Child Services for investigation. Indiana's Safe Haven Law allows parents to leave a child between 1-30 days... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
66 Indiana children died from abuse, neglect in fiscal 2014loneliness, abandonment, frustration or abuse. Low key photo. FORT WAYNE, Ind.
66 Indiana children died from abuse, neglect in fiscal 2014
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
loneliness, abandonment, frustration or abuse. Low key photo. FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A recently released report by Indiana’s Department of Child Services says 66 children in the state lost their lives because of abuse or neglect during fiscal year... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
66 Indiana children died from abuse, neglectloneliness, abandonment, frustration or abuse. Low key photo. FORT WAYNE, Ind.
66 Indiana children died from abuse, neglect
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 6 days ago
loneliness, abandonment, frustration or abuse. Low key photo. FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A recently released report by Indiana’s Department of Child Services says 66 children in the state lost their lives because of abuse or neglect during fiscal year... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
66 Indiana children died from abuse, neglect in fiscal 2014FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A recently released report by Indiana's Department of C
66 Indiana children died from abuse, neglect in fiscal 2014
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - A recently released report by Indiana's Department of Child Services says 66 children in the state lost their lives because of abuse or neglect during fiscal year 2014. The Journal Gazette (http://bit.ly/29Y3D4P ) reports... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
DCS says number of abuse, neglect deaths in Indiana up 25 percentINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Child Services says the number o
DCS says number of abuse, neglect deaths in Indiana up 25 percent
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 9 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Child Services says the number of Indiana children who died from abuse or neglect during the 2014 state fiscal year rose by more than 25 percent over the previous year. The agency this week released a... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana abuse, neglect deaths up 25 percent in 2014 to 66INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Department of Child Services says the number of
Indiana abuse, neglect deaths up 25 percent in 2014 to 66
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 9 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Department of Child Services says the number of Indiana children who died from abuse or neglect during the 2014 state fiscal year rose by more than 25 percent over the previous year. The agency this week released a... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Strong faith shapes Mike Pence's politicshealth. They have pointed out the State Department of Health has grappled with
Strong faith shapes Mike Pence's politics
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
health. They have pointed out the State Department of Health has grappled with an HIV epidemic in Southern Indiana and the Department of Child Services was sued for assigning high case loads to social workers. And this year, Republicans in the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Strong faith shapes Mike Pence's politicshealth. They have pointed out the State Department of Health has grappled with
Strong faith shapes Mike Pence's politics
The Record Searchlight / Posted 9 days ago
health. They have pointed out the State Department of Health has grappled with an HIV epidemic in Southern Indiana and the Department of Child Services was sued for assigning high case loads to social workers. And this year, Republicans in the... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
State finds more adults responsible for child abuse, neglect deathsINDIANAPOLIS -- A newly-released report from the Indiana Department of Child Se
State finds more adults responsible for child abuse, neglect deaths
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 10 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- A newly-released report from the Indiana Department of Child Services shows the agency is finding more adults responsible for abusing and neglecting children. DCS assessed 239 child fatalities in state fiscal year 2014 (July 1, 2013... Read more
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NBC Chicago
911 Call Reveals Shock After Girl, 9, Finds Baby in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
911 Call Reveals Shock After Girl, 9, Finds Baby in Backyard
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Indiana family wants justice after babysitter allegedly stuck toddler in washer and dryerjustice,” said Raelyn’s aunt. Garrett police tell WANE-TV that charges are pen
Indiana family wants justice after babysitter allegedly stuck toddler in washer and dryer
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
justice,” said Raelyn’s aunt. Garrett police tell WANE-TV that charges are pending, and they are working with the Dekalb County Department of Child Services, Dekalb County Probation Department and the Dekalb Prosecutor’s Office on the investigat... Read more
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NBC Miami
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC Miami / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC Connecticut / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC New York
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC New York / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC Washington
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC Washington / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyardallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Girl, 9, Finds Newborn Baby Abandoned in Backyard
NBC Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Newborn Baby Abandoned, Left In Heat For Hours in Indianaallows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arre
Newborn Baby Abandoned, Left In Heat For Hours in Indiana
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
allows a person to give up an unwanted infant anonymously "without fear of arrest of prosecution," according to the Indiana Department of Child Services. Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to call the Lake County Sheriff’s... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Young mom gets probation in 'horrible' shaken baby caseshe is released from probation. The mother still has a CHINS (Child In Need of
Young mom gets probation in 'horrible' shaken baby case
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
she is released from probation. The mother still has a CHINS (Child In Need of Services) case pending with the Indiana Department of Child Services and the CHINS court. The mother cannot have any unsupervised contact with the baby until it is... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Greenwood man charged in child molestation case involving 6-old childinto Brenner began after detectives with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office re
Greenwood man charged in child molestation case involving 6-old child
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 15 days ago
into Brenner began after detectives with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office received an abuse report from the Indiana Department of Child Services on June 7. According to the report, a 6-year-old child disclosed the inappropriate behavior... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Prosecutor: Principal had duty to report even if alleged victim turned 18law requires school officials to immediately report allegations of child abuse
Prosecutor: Principal had duty to report even if alleged victim turned 18
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
law requires school officials to immediately report allegations of child abuse and neglect to either the Indiana Department of Child Services or police. The law is meant to encourage effective reporting of suspected child abuse, provide... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
IPS making changes following failures to reporthave been fired or resigned over the scandal for failing to report the child ab
IPS making changes following failures to report
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 18 days ago
have been fired or resigned over the scandal for failing to report the child abuse allegations to police or the Indiana Department of Child Services in a timely manner. “Clearly we can do better,” Sullivan told Call 6 Investigates in an... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mother accused of killing children feared for family’s safety, says policedegree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse. Additional
Mother accused of killing children feared for family’s safety, says police
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 21 days ago
degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse. Additional charges could be filed. The Tennessee Department of Child Services has confirmed there was no prior history with the Gardner family. They are now actively... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Mother accused of killing her four children identified by deputiesdegree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse. Additional
Mother accused of killing her four children identified by deputies
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 21 days ago
degree murder, aggravated child neglect and aggravated child abuse. Additional charges could be filed. The Tennessee Department of Child Services has confirmed there was no prior history with the Gardner family. They are now actively... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Family grieves mom, daughter killed in Holbrook shootingor Arizona. Now, a family is planning for two funerals instead of two arrivals
Family grieves mom, daughter killed in Holbrook shooting
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 days ago
or Arizona. Now, a family is planning for two funerals instead of two arrivals. The boys are in the custody of the Arizona Department of Child Services. "It’s extremely painful to know that it’s never gonna happen. She’s never gonna see them grow... Read more
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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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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 23 days 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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