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MARC CHASE: It's sad when children become commodities

MARC CHASE: It's sad when children become commodities

Could you put a price tag on the time you spend with your children -- or worse yet literally barter your children away like property?

July 09, 2013 12:00 am

Chief justice urges legislature to adopt criminal code reforms

INDIANAPOLIS | Chief Justice Brent Dickson, in his first-ever State of the Judiciary address Wednesday, urged the General Assembly to approve legislation revamping Indiana's criminal code.

January 23, 2013 5:30 pm

Officials: Mentally ill children who don't get help can end up in criminal justice system

A developmentally disabled Crown Point teen was handcuffed by police and taken to the juvenile detention center after ramming a broom handle into his parents' bedroom door.

May 19, 2012 8:10 pm
Region parents struggle to get help for children with mental illness, disabilities

Region parents struggle to get help for children with mental illness, disabilities

No one can hear Jennifer Smith's screams. The South Haven resident keeps them buried — locked behind the facade of a woman who has it all together. Smith's 11-year-old son, Jacob, screams for her.

May 05, 2012 2:30 pm Photos

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Sister of slain Gary teen Christian Choate back in Indiana

CROWN POINT | After being abandoned by her father and notifying police about her brother Christian Choate's death, Christina Choate had no desire to return to Indiana from Kentucky, according to court documents obtained by The Times.

June 01, 2011 10:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Vulnerable children need volunteers' help

GUEST COMMENTARY: Vulnerable children need volunteers' help

A serious problem is rising for vulnerable Hoosier children, but so is the opportunity to help.

April 25, 2011 5:38 pm
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