| Jul 24, 2011
| 5:00 PM
Ireland loves its heroes, even those like Michael Collins who met his end at the hands of fellow Irishmen. Collins was never more popular than he was at his funeral. The response was overwhelming, just like the response last week to the comments of...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:04 PM
The Hancock Arts Council will sponsor "Professor Mike's Amazing Flea Circus" Sunday, Aug. 7, at 3 p.m. at the Hancock Performing Arts Center at Town Hall at 126 W. High St.
Featured performances and acts include the Springs Chamber Ensemble musical...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Casey Anthony is expected to get out of jail this weekend.
If so, the news will once again energize the cult of Casey.
These are the people whose prime source of entertainment for the past three years has been the death of a 2-year-old girl.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Shelbyville police are asking parents to keep a closer eye on bus stops after an attempted kidnapping. Police will be stepping up patrols after the incident on Tuesday morning.
A 9-year-old child told police a man approached her and grabbed her at the...
| Sep 3, 2012
Diane Redleaf is an attorney who defends people accused of abusing or neglecting children. Her job makes a lot of folks wince.
It's no wonder.
When we think of child abuse cases, we think of high-profile predators such as convicted serial child...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:53 AM
Kids are out of school, out with the routines and tight schedules of the busy school day. However, kids need structure to their day.
Their school days were very structured down to specific class times and after school activities; sometimes barely fitting...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:29 PM
A Johnson County mom was arrested after police say she beat her three children for messing with a water cooler.
Greenwood Police arrested Sabrina Johnson, 30, after receiving a call of possible child abuse Sunday from Johnson's sister.
| Jan 28, 2012
| 6:04 PM
I don't spend much time writing about abortion for two reasons:
1) It doesn't really matter what I say or how passionately I say it. On a topic like this, most folks have their minds made up.
2) While I have my own beliefs, I genuinely understand and...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 7:45 PM
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Washington County will hold online training this spring for persons interested in volunteering to serve as advocates for children under the court’s jurisdiction due to child abuse or neglect in Washington County....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:05 PM
As her mother faces neglect charges in her daughter’s death, the rest of a little girl's family is planning a fundraiser to prevent child abuse.
The first Carmen Ellis Memorial Ride will take place Oct. 13. Carmen Ellis died after police said her...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 11:21 AM
Research from the University of Purdue suggests that frequent child abuse by a parent can increase that child’s risk of cancer in adulthood.
"People often say that children are resilient and they'll bounce back, but we found that there are...