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The latest state report on the number of children determined to have died because of abuse or neglect came out today. The analysis details the deaths of 59 Hoosier children killed in 2016.

There were 77 children who died in 2015.

The report found children 3-years-old and younger are at the highest risk for abuse and neglect, which is consistent across the U.S. 

Bishop Kevin Rhoades at a recent press conference in Fort Wayne regarding the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Rebecca Green / WBOI

The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend today published the names of 18 priests and deacons credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor.

 

A total of 63 credible allegations are cited with individual numbers attributed to each of the accused. The list was compiled by both

Indiana Uninsured Rates Unchanged

Sep 17, 2018

New federal insurance numbers show the rate of uninsured Hoosiers remains unchanged.  

Bishop Kevin Rhoades at a recent press conference in Fort Wayne regarding the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Rebecca Green / WBOI

Bishop Kevin Rhoades is expected to release the names of priests and deacons within the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse tomorrow via the diocesan website.

Assistant Secretary of State Dr. Chris Ford, Department of Commerce Special Agent Dan Clutch, and FBI Special Agent Grant Mendenhall answer media questions on economic espionage. (Samantha Horton/IPB News)
Samantha Horton

Representatives of several federal agencies met with Indiana business and university leaders Thursday to discuss current threats to technology exports the possibility of what they call “economic espionage."

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No one likes sitting in traffic - but what about sitting and watching it go by?

That's the premise behind a new park that opened this month on Virginia Avenue in Indianapolis.

Bishop Rhoades Cleared Of Misconduct Allegations

Sep 13, 2018
Bishop Kevin Rhoades at a recent press conference in Fort Wayne regarding the Pennsylvania grand jury report on child sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Rebecca Green / WBOI

 

Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese has been cleared of sexual misconduct allegations by the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania district attorney.

The state Water Infrastructure Task Force held its first official meeting Wednesday. Legislators created the group last year to study the state’s water systems and make a plan to tackle water and wastewater needs. 

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Nearly 100,000 people are waiting for a kidney transplant in the U.S., but many will never get one. Instead they’ll stay on dialysis for the rest of their lives. A team of doctors in Philadelphia have found a possible solution to this problem, by infecting patients with a potentially fatal virus.

Advocates for human trafficking victims say the state needs a single point of contact to direct victims to the services they need. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Advocates for human trafficking victims say the state needs a single point of contact to direct victims to the services they need.

State lawmakers Wednesday debated the best way to set up such a system.

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