About three quarters of American families with school-age children own at least one pet. Many of these pets are treated like family members but some experience violence. Pets provide a source of reassurance to victims of abuse, especially children. S
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INDIANAPOLIS — The much-debated civil liability bill, House Bill 1002, passed through the Indiana House with a 76-20 final vote Monday. Now it…
The Indiana Department of Child Services reported 61 deaths in 2019 due to caregiver maltreatment, slightly below the 65 determined in 2018, according to an annual report from the agency.
A new documentary from the WFIU/WTIU news team explores the case of Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row. "A Mother’s Justice: The Trials of Lisa Montgomery" airs at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, on WFIU Public Radio and at 9:30 p.m. on WTIU Public Television.
According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, animal cruelty can vary from neglect to intended abuse or death to an animal. The ASPCA encourages Americans to be observant of animal cruelty in their neighborhoods. Everyday people sit idly by and do nothing when they could help eliminate cruelty through awareness and action.
A former correctional sergeant at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle has been arrested on charges regarding alleged abuse of an inmate.
A suspended Terre Haute firefighter charged with child molestation has died, and the criminal case against him in Vigo Superior Court 1 has be…
The 2018 deaths of two children due to neglect in Vigo County were among the 242 child fatalities investigated that year by the Indiana Department of Child Services.