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WRTV Indianapolis
Juvenile judge to Indianapolis officers: Don't arrest kids under 13INDIANAPOLIS -- Police arrested a 12-year-old and a 14-year-old on charges of f
Juvenile judge to Indianapolis officers: Don't arrest kids under 13
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 hours ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Police arrested a 12-year-old and a 14-year-old on charges of felony burglary last month after break-ins at southwest-side dollar stores, but the Indianapolis Juvenile Detention Center refused to keep the younger child in... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
DCS job fair goal to cut down on case loadsINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 28, 2015) – The search is on for 113 new DCS case ma
DCS job fair goal to cut down on case loads
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 28, 2015) – The search is on for 113 new DCS case managers, in an effort to fill the newly created positions announced earlier this month by Governor Mike Pence. According to Marion County DCS Case Managers, many are in... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
DCS hosting job fair to hire more case managersINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 28, 2015) – The Indiana Department of Child Services
DCS hosting job fair to hire more case managers
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 28, 2015) – The Indiana Department of Child Services is partnering with Work One Indy to host a job fair Friday. The agency is hiring case managers in Marion County. The event comes just two weeks after Governor Mike Pence... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Child services workers' suit on unpaid overtime dismissedINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Indian
Child services workers' suit on unpaid overtime dismissed
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 6 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Indiana Department of Child Services investigators over having to work extensive overtime without receiving extra pay. U.S. District Judge Jon DeGuilio in Hammond earlier this... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Child services workers' suit on unpaid overtime dismissedINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Indian
Child services workers' suit on unpaid overtime dismissed
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Indiana Department of Child Services investigators over having to work extensive overtime without receiving extra pay. U.S. District Judge Jon DeGuilio in Hammond earlier this... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
This WeekWorthy projects for state surplus It’s been clear since the beginning of his t
This Week
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
Worthy projects for state surplus It’s been clear since the beginning of his term that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence knows how to cut spending and keep the state’s reserve funds more than healthy. The question has been can he bring himself to let some... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Boone County music instructor arrested for child molestationA Boone County man who works as a music instructor in Fishers has been arrested
Boone County music instructor arrested for child molestation
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
A Boone County man who works as a music instructor in Fishers has been arrested for child molestation. John Olivera faces three counts of felony child molesting. He is being held on no bond at the Boone County Jail awaiting a 2:15 pm hearing. A... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Good uses for state's extra moneyIf the surplus is too high, that's too much of a good thing. It’s been clear s
Good uses for state's extra money
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
If the surplus is too high, that's too much of a good thing. It’s been clear since the beginning of his term that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence knows how to cut spending and keep the state’s reserve funds more than healthy. The question has been can he... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
This week's top news storiesTwo key state agencies were back in the news this past week, with Governor Mike
This week's top news stories
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
Two key state agencies were back in the news this past week, with Governor Mike Pence taking questions about INDOT’s bridge trouble on I-65 and the debate over hiring more caseworkers for the Department of Child Services. Last week Pence called for... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Indiana Hires More Child Welfare Workers To Handle Increase In CasesThe Indiana Department of Child Services will hire more caseworkers to handle t
Indiana Hires More Child Welfare Workers To Handle Increase In Cases
The Huffington Post / Posted 18 days ago
The Indiana Department of Child Services will hire more caseworkers to handle the increasing number of abuse and neglect cases, Gov. Mike Pence (R) announced Thursday. "When we read about unthinkable acts against our most vulnerable, the loss of... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Governor announces hire of additional 113 DCS case managersINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2015) – Governor Mike Pence announced Thursday t
Governor announces hire of additional 113 DCS case managers
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2015) – Governor Mike Pence announced Thursday the hire of an additional 113 DCS case managers to help an agency overwhelmed with child abuse cases. The announcement followed months of FOX59 investigations into the... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumpsINDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday that Indiana's child welfare
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday that Indiana's child welfare agency is hiring another 113 caseworkers to deal with a skyrocketing number of abuse and neglect cases. The Department of Child Services says it has seen a 26 percent... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Pence announces hiring of 113 new DCS caseworkersINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced the hiring of 113 new cas
Pence announces hiring of 113 new DCS caseworkers
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced the hiring of 113 new caseworkers for the Department of Child Services. DCS will immediately add these workers to the 1546 currently carrying a caseload. “This authorization for 113 more DCS... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumpsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more t
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more than 100 additional caseworkers to deal with a big jump in child abuse and neglect cases. Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday he was authorizing the Department of Child... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Pence announces hiring of 113 new DCS caseworkersINDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced the hiring of 113 new cas
Pence announces hiring of 113 new DCS caseworkers
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced the hiring of 113 new caseworkers for the Department of Child Services. DCS will immediately add these workers to the 1546 currently carrying a caseload. “This authorization for 113 more DCS... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
State adding 113 DCS caseworkers to meet demandGov. Mike Pence announced Thursday the authorization of 113 additional Departme
State adding 113 DCS caseworkers to meet demand
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday the authorization of 113 additional Department of Child Services (DCS) caseworkers to meet demand caused by increased cases across the state. The authorization comes before DCS presents its annual report to the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumpsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more t
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more than 100 additional caseworkers to deal with a big jump in child abuse and neglect cases. Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday he was authorizing the Department of Child... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumpsIndiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more than 100 additional c
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 19 days ago
Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more than 100 additional caseworkers to deal with a big jump in child abuse and neglect cases. Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday he was authorizing the Department of Child Services to add 113... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumpsINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more t
Indiana to add child welfare workers as caseload jumps
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana's child welfare agency is being told to hire more than 100 additional caseworkers to deal with a big jump in child abuse and neglect cases. Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday he was authorizing the Department of Child... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Gov. Pence to address Department of Child Services issues following ACLU lawsuitINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2015) – Governor Mike Pence is expected to addre
Gov. Pence to address Department of Child Services issues following ACLU lawsuit
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2015) – Governor Mike Pence is expected to address issues surrounding the troubled Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) Thursday morning. Just last month, the ACLU filed a lawsuit against DCS. The group claims DCS... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Parents who fled with child, triggered Amber Alert agreed to turn selves inThe couple accused of fleeing to New Mexico with their 7-year-old daughter hear
Parents who fled with child, triggered Amber Alert agreed to turn selves in
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 22 days ago
The couple accused of fleeing to New Mexico with their 7-year-old daughter heard that an Amber Alert had been issued, contacted the Navajo County Sheriff's Office and agreed to turn themselves in. NCSO issued the Amber Alert 7-year-old Miya Siverly... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' homeOn Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Polic
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' home
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 days ago
On Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Police Department searched a home on Cypress Street and found children living in dirty and unsanitary conditions, starving animals caged outside of the home, drugs and stolen... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
Parents fled with child, Navajo Cty. issues Amber AlertThe Navajo County Sheriff's Office has issued an Amber Alert for 7-year-old Miy
Parents fled with child, Navajo Cty. issues Amber Alert
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 22 days ago
The Navajo County Sheriff's Office has issued an Amber Alert for 7-year-old Miya Siverly. Deputies said Miya was to be turned over the Department of Child Services, but her parents, Jessica Marie Siverly and Ronnie Dale Siverly, fled with her from... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' homeOn Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Polic
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' home
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
On Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Police Department searched a home on Cypress Street and found children living in dirty and unsanitary conditions, starving animals caged outside of the home, drugs and stolen... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' homeOn Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Polic
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' home
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 22 days ago
On Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Police Department searched a home on Cypress Street and found children living in dirty and unsanitary conditions, starving animals caged outside of the home, drugs and stolen... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' homeOn Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Polic
Children, caged animals, drugs, stolen guns found in 'filthy' home
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
On Saturday, August 8, 2015, narcotics investigators with the Morgan City Police Department searched a home on Cypress Street and found children living in dirty and unsanitary conditions, starving animals caged outside of the home, drugs and stolen... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
A good use for some of state's surplusRelief for businesses would create a better economic enviroment. Some might be
A good use for some of state's surplus
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Relief for businesses would create a better economic enviroment. Some might be critical of Gov. Mike Pence for even considering the possibility of using about $250 million the state’s $2.14 billion surplus to provide relief to local businesses by... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Parents arrested after children found living in filthy conditions, locked in bedroomTwo Clark County, Indiana parents are behind bars, accused of locking their thr
Parents arrested after children found living in filthy conditions, locked in bedroom
WLKY Louisville / Posted 27 days ago
Two Clark County, Indiana parents are behind bars, accused of locking their three children in a room with deplorable conditions. Shaun and Ashley Horlander are charged with neglect of a dependent and criminal confinement. App Users: View police... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
'Big Brother of the Year' honored in Fort WayneThere’s never a dull moment between them. Sitting adjacent to each other at a
'Big Brother of the Year' honored in Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
There’s never a dull moment between them. Sitting adjacent to each other at a table in the Fort Wayne Big Brothers Big Sisters headquarters, Adam Blakey and his Little, Jaylin, attempt to seriously look back at their eight-year relationship. It’s... Read more
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Herald Sun
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter CowanIN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, polic
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter Cowan
Herald Sun / Posted 29 days ago
IN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, police officers learned all about Brett Peter Cowan’s perverted world before they finally caught the vile child sex offender and killer. In this second extract from Kate... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter CowanIN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, polic
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter Cowan
Adelaide Now / Posted 29 days ago
IN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, police officers learned all about Brett Peter Cowan’s perverted world before they finally caught the vile child sex offender and killer. In this second extract from Kate... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter CowanIN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, polic
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter Cowan
The Courier Mail / Posted 30 days ago
IN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, police officers learned all about Brett Peter Cowan’s perverted world before they finally caught the vile child sex offender and killer. In this second extract from Kate... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter CowanThe undercover operation that caught Daniel Morcombe's killer Kate Kyriacou, a
Daniel Morcombe: The perverted world of killer Brett Peter Cowan
Daily Telegraph / Posted 30 days ago
The undercover operation that caught Daniel Morcombe's killer Kate Kyriacou, author of 'The Sting', discusses the undercover operation that caught Daniel Morcombe's killer. Filmed and produced by Bianca Britton. IN bringing the man who abducted and... Read more
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Perth Now
‘I’m proud to be a deviant’IN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, polic
‘I’m proud to be a deviant’
Perth Now / Posted 30 days ago
IN bringing the man who abducted and murdered Daniel Morcombe to justice, police officers learned all about Brett Peter Cowan’s perverted world before they finally caught the vile child sex offender and killer. In this second extract from Kate... Read more
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Pilot News
Two shot in apparent domestic dispute in rural CulverTwo rural Culver residents were listed in critical condition Saturday following
Two shot in apparent domestic dispute in rural Culver
Pilot News / Posted a month ago
Two rural Culver residents were listed in critical condition Saturday following what has been surmised to be an early morning domestic disturbance resulting in the shooting of 32-year-old Jeffery Greer, the estranged husband of 29-year-old Melanie... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Children present during Fulton Co. shooting that injured 2The following release was issued Saturday by Indiana State Police: Rural Culve
Children present during Fulton Co. shooting that injured 2
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted a month ago
The following release was issued Saturday by Indiana State Police: Rural Culver – This morning at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a person possibly... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
2 hurt in Fulton County shootingThe following release was issued Saturday by Indiana State Police: Rural Culve
2 hurt in Fulton County shooting
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted a month ago
The following release was issued Saturday by Indiana State Police: Rural Culver – This morning at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a person possibly... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Central Indiana couple faces 38 counts alleging abuse of childrenLEBANON — A central Indiana couple accused of molesting four children faces a t
Central Indiana couple faces 38 counts alleging abuse of children
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
LEBANON — A central Indiana couple accused of molesting four children faces a total of 38 felony charges after police say the two sexually and physically abused four young victims. Police say the man and woman were arrested Monday and are being held... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Father who recorded infant son abuse in court FridayThe Memphis father who recorded his infant son being abused by the boy's mother
Father who recorded infant son abuse in court Friday
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
The Memphis father who recorded his infant son being abused by the boy's mother will go before a judge on Friday. Christian Banks is charged with two-counts of aggravated child abuse. Banks was arrested earlier this week by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
DCS ignoring experts who say father is fit to parentINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 30, 2015) – Facing an illegal number of caseloads burd
DCS ignoring experts who say father is fit to parent
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 1 months ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 30, 2015) – Facing an illegal number of caseloads burdening case managers and leading to overworked staff, the Indiana Department of Child Services is facing a class action lawsuit by the ACLU. There is however another side... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
C. Indiana couple faces 38 counts alleging abuse of childrenLEBANON, Ind. (AP) - A central Indiana couple accused of molesting four childre
C. Indiana couple faces 38 counts alleging abuse of children
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 1 months ago
LEBANON, Ind. (AP) - A central Indiana couple accused of molesting four children faces a total of 38 felony charges after police say the two sexually and physically abused four young victims. Police say the man and woman were arrested Monday and are... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
C. Indiana couple faces 38 counts alleging abuse of childrenLEBANON, Ind. (AP) - A central Indiana couple accused of molesting four childre
C. Indiana couple faces 38 counts alleging abuse of children
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 1 months ago
LEBANON, Ind. (AP) - A central Indiana couple accused of molesting four children faces a total of 38 felony charges after police say the two sexually and physically abused four young victims. Police say the man and woman were arrested Monday and are... Read more
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