Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

State News

August 1, 2013

Child services head plans more help for abused

Indianapolis —

The new director of Indiana's Department of Child Services says the agency is working on ways to better help children who've suffered abuse.
 
Agency director Mary Beth Bonaventura told a legislative panel Wednesday that it must do more to reduce the trauma children experience when they're removed from an abusive home.
 
The Times of Munster reports Bonaventura said the agency's goal is to assess each of those children within 30 days and provide them with services they need.
 
Bonaventura was a Lake County juvenile court judge before she was picked by Gov. Mike Pence to take over the child welfare agency this spring.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
State News
  • Postal Service has 600 rural Indiana spots open INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has openings for 600 part-time rural postal carriers across Indiana. The Postal Service announced the job openings Thursday in several ZIP Codes in the Greater Indiana District. It says interested applicant

    August 22, 2014

  • Police investigate bathtub death of Monticello boy MONTICELLO (AP) — State police say an investigation is underway into the death of a 5-year-old northern Indiana boy who reportedly was found not breathing in a bathtub. Sgt. Kim Riley says Ian Davidson died Thursday at an Indianapolis hospital, where

    August 22, 2014

  • Judge apologizes for remarks FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana judge apologized Thursday for saying at a public retirement reception for court staff members that one of the female retirees could have a second career as a phone-sex operator.Allen Superior Court Judge

    August 22, 2014

  • Worker dies after tractor pins him BUTLER (AP) — Authorities say a northeastern Indiana farm worker has died after a tractor dropped into a manure pit and pinned him.DeKalb County Sheriff Don Lauer tells The (Auburn) Star that Ignacio Casillas of Ligonier died at the scene of the acci

    August 22, 2014

  • Dissection Teen-24 [Duplicate] Cadavers, a teen, and a med school dream GARY (AP) — A 17-year-old Indiana high school student stands among the group of medical students, doctors and nurses working with a scalpel on a cadaver donor. His status isn’t obvious in the crowd, and his confidence seems to work as camouflage.John

    August 22, 2014 10 Photos

  • Slain journalist spent time with Indiana troops INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State extremist group had gone to Iraq with Indiana National Guard soldiers during a 2008 deployment. James Foley was embedded with members of the Indiana Guard's 76th Infantry Briga

    August 21, 2014

  • Hundreds attend vigil for missing SW Indiana women BOONVILLE (AP) — A few hundred people gathered at a prayer vigil for women missing in southwestern Indiana, including a 27-year-old mother of two children who was last seen nearly a week ago. Many in the crowd outside the Warrick County Courthouse in

    August 21, 2014

  • Friends honor Indiana teen killed in plane crash PLAINFIELD (AP) — Friends of a central Indiana teenager who died when the airplane he was piloting crashed into the Pacific Ocean honored him as his high school's soccer team played its first home game of the season. Dozens of people wearing white T

    August 21, 2014

  • New HUD sec. pledges revitalized Gary GARY (AP) — New U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is pledging to use federal clout to help revitalize the city of Gary.Castro went to the beleaguered northwestern Indiana city on Wednesday and said its vacant downtown Sherato

    August 21, 2014

  • Stay denied in right-to-work case MUNSTER (AP) — A northwest Indiana judge has rejected a request by the Indiana attorney general’s office that he put on hold his order striking down the state’s right-to-work law until the state Supreme Court rules on a similar case.The Times of Muns

    August 21, 2014

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Arrives in Ukraine Hamm Talks Emmy Chances Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Raw: Egypt Bus Crash Kills at Least 33 Two Bodies Found in Adjacent Yards Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Rescue Efforts Suspended at Japan Landslide Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Raw: Smaller Marches in Ferguson Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn Farm Resurgence Grows With Younger Crowd Microbrewery Chooses Special Can for Its Beer Ky. Firefighters Hurt in Ice Bucket Challenge Federal Investigation Will Look at Use of Force Community Deals With Michael Brown Aftermath US: We Do Not Pay Ransom to Terrorists Life on the Professional Video Game Circuit Ramen Health Risks: The Dark Side of the Noodle
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Obituaries
Poll
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller