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4 region children among 34 Indiana abuse or neglect deaths in year

4 region children among 34 Indiana abuse or neglect deaths in year

INDIANAPOLIS | Four of the 34 Indiana children who died of abuse or neglect between July 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012, lived in Northwest Indiana, according to a state report released Friday.

June 06, 2014 4:30 pm Related
MARC CHASE: Protect adoptions from local court snafu

MARC CHASE: Protect adoptions from local court snafu

There isn't a parent among us who hasn't feared the loss of a child. It's a natural, primal fear of anyone blessed with the privilege of raising children.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Court program erases slate on tattoos

First impressions make a big difference when looking for a job, and visible tattoos can be a deterrent to employment.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
'Easy decision’ to revive court

'Easy decision’ to revive court

GARY | A courtroom, crowded with judicial and elected officials, signaled a celebration Friday for the return of the Title IV-D Juvenile Court to the city.

March 28, 2014 7:35 pm Photos

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Johnson Controls does the electric slide in bidders presentation

CROWN POINT | Five businesses made their sales pitch Monday to Lake County officials for heating, ventilation and air conditioning services to county government buildings, but only one had its finger on the power switch.

November 25, 2013 9:00 pm
Bonaventura tackles tough tasks at child services agency

Bonaventura tackles tough tasks at child services agency

INDIANAPOLIS | Mary Beth Bonaventura revealed to a new state oversight panel Wednesday that she intends to be a transformational director of the Indiana Department of Child Services.

July 31, 2013 5:00 pm

Graduation party held for Lake County foster children

CROWN POINT | Every year Lake County children who are wards of the state overcome obstacles to graduate from high school or earn GEDs. The Lake County Juvenile Court, Lake County Court Appointed Special Advocate Program and the Lake County Retired Teachers Association recently hosted a gradu…

July 29, 2013 12:00 am

Three Gary teens charged with vehicle theft, unlawful vehicle entry in Hobart

HOBART |  Three Gary teens stole a car from a resident in Gary then drove into Hobart looking for homes and garages to break into, police said.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am

Pence backs merit selection for new juvenile court judge

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is siding with Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura, his new director of the Indiana Department of Child Services, in favoring merit selection to replace her as head of Lake County's Juvenile Court.

March 12, 2013 1:16 pm Photos

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Indiana DCS director resigns over involvement in case

INDIANAPOLIS | The director of the Indiana Department of Child Services resigned Monday amid allegations he improperly intervened in a DCS neglect case involving his grandchildren.

September 24, 2012 4:30 pm Related

Foster children feted at graduation luncheon

CROWN POINT | A celebration was held earlier this summer for a special group of Lake County high school graduates.

August 06, 2012 12:00 am
Lake judge to make her case for Supreme Court seat

Lake judge to make her case for Supreme Court seat

INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Superior Judge Elizabeth Tavitas will participate this week in a 20-minute interview that could change her life and the history of Indiana.

July 14, 2012 6:00 pm
Three Hobart middle school students charged with starting house fire

Three Hobart middle school students charged with starting house fire

HOBART | Three middle school students set fire to an abandoned house then bragged about it through photos taken at the scene, police said.

June 26, 2012 12:00 am

Teens linked to attack face charges

CROWN POINT | The mother of a girl injured in Tuesday's attack on a local high school volleyball team reported a detention hearing for two teenage suspects was held Friday in Lake County Juvenile Court.

September 23, 2011 8:22 pm

EDITORIAL: Rethink periods for youth sentencing

Indiana officials went into this year's session of the Indiana General Assembly with a solid proposal for comprehensive sentencing reform. It is unfortunate that the plan died in the partisan free-for-all.

June 13, 2011 12:00 am
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