The Times looks at child fatalities

The Times' two-day child fatalities series analyzes missed opportunities in one local boy's death and shine a light on abuse and neglect in the region.

Tragic child abuse case reflects issues

Tragic child abuse case reflects issues

Eighteen-month-old Anthony Mogan's pediatrician had her suspicions about the little boy's welfare, but chose not to tell authorities.

Remembering Anthony Mogan

Remembering Anthony Mogan

Cindi Szany talks about her 1-1/2 year-old grandson, Anthony Mogan, who died in October 2008 after a beating.

Study: Many doctors don't report child abuse suspicions

More than 25 percent of doctors who believed a child's injuries were abuse-related failed to report their concerns to child protective services, a recent study found.

Advocate: DCS bureau a 'toothless tiger'

INDIANAPOLIS | How can one person with a small budget reinspire confidence in the Department of Child Services?

New report reveals child deaths

Seven region children lost their lives to violence between June 30, 2007, and July 1, 2008, a report released today shows.

Boyfriend of dead boy's mom told his own mother he may have been responsible

Ms. Gilman says she found her son, Jesse Gilman Jr., hunched over in his Lowell apartment, his face buried in his hands.

EDITORIAL: Investigate children's deaths

One preventable child death is too many. Seven deaths in one year in one county -- all the result of child abuse or neglect -- is appalling.

EDITORIAL: Teach doctors to spot child abuse

If you could learn how to save a child's life, would you eagerly undergo the free training? It is tragic that too few people -- including doctors -- will do this.

Child deaths in Indiana

Child deaths in Indiana

Forty-six children died from abuse or neglect in 2008 in Indiana, according to the state's Department of Child Services annual report. Presented here are the death totals since 2003. Click on a year to highlight counties where deaths occurred. Run your mouse over each one to learn more infor…

Read Indiana Department of Child Services child fatalties reports

Read Indiana Department of Child Services child fatalties reports

Read the Child Abuse and Neglect Annual Reports of Child Fatalities from the Indiana Department of Child Services from 2003 to 2008.

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