PODCAST: Byline - Questioning the safety of home daycares in the Region

In April, Merrillville police and town councilmembers were shocked when it an assortment of loaded guns, knives and alcohol bottles were found in a home daycare belonging to Tawana Cole. With around 200 home daycares in the Region, it begged the question of whether or not this occurrence was an anomaly. Byline follows reporter Steve Garrison as he tries to answer this question.

Digital Producer/Staff Photographer

Kale is a photojournalist and digital producer with the Times. He is a Region native, hailing from Schererville. He shoots photos, writes feature stories and produces Byline, a Times podcast. He is a graduate of Indiana University.