Posted Oct 06, 2020 Updated: Oct 6, 2020 @ 9:04 AM
Fayette Robinette, 60, Etna Green, one of five people charged in connection with the severe neglect and abuse of a Nappanee child in 2018, received a suspended sentence Monday, Oct 5, in Kosciusko Superior Court 1.
MISHAWAKA — A Mishawaka man has been arrested on child neglect and criminal confinement charges for allegedly locking one child in a closet and confining others to a homemade cage, according to the probable cause affidavit.
Posted Jun 20, 2016 Updated: Jun 20, 2016 @ 12:05 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Authorities in suburban Philadelphia were trying to unravel the mysteries Sunday, June 19, of a local man found living with 12 girls, one of whom was apparently a “gift” from her financially strapped parents.
WARSAW — April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month and Beaman Home is celebrating the addition of a new campus where personnel can better care for young victims of domestic violence. The effects of domestic violence on children can be long lasting and perpetuates the vicious cycle of abuse into …Read More
Posted Feb 16, 2016 Updated: Feb 16, 2016 @ 10:59 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Teen pregnancies dip while child maltreatment deaths spike. The Indiana Youth Institute released its annual “Kids Count” health report, highlighting trends impacting youth and adolescents.
Posted Oct 15, 2015 Updated: Oct 15, 2015 @ 4:23 PM
NEW PARIS — This month a year ago, a New Paris mother dropped her 19-month-old son off to daycare, unaware it would be the last time she saw him alive. Today, nearly a year after his death, the family is seeking justice through the filing of a wrongful …Read More
Posted Oct 04, 2013 Updated: Oct 4, 2013 @ 12:24 PM
One of two women arrested in May of this year for abusing a child received only probation for her crime. The second woman is still going through the criminal court process. Sherene Harris, 26, 1692 E. 200 N. Lot 89, Warsaw, was charged with a Class C felony …Read More
Posted May 09, 2013 Updated: May 9, 2013 @ 8:13 AM
A second woman has now been charged with abusing a toddler in a Warsaw home. On Monday, Sherene Michele Harris, 26, was arrested after she admitted to striking her 4-year-old daughter with a belt so hard that it left bruises, and taping the child’s mouth shut with duct …Read More
Posted May 07, 2013 Updated: May 7, 2013 @ 1:16 PM
A Warsaw woman admitted to striking her child with a belt and taping the 4-year-old’s mouth shut. As a result, Sherena Michele Harris, 26, is charged with felony battery. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies and officials from the Department of Child Services performed a home visit Monday afternoon …Read More
Posted Oct 11, 2012 Updated: Oct 11, 2012 @ 5:28 PM
The woman charged with abusing two young children will appear in court Friday morning for her initial hearing. Sherry (Sherri) Faye Shell, 35, of 866 Pine Mills Rd., Warsaw, is still behind bars today facing two felony charges after she allegedly admitted to a Warsaw Police detective that …Read More
Posted May 16, 2012 Updated: Oct 30, 2018 @ 4:05 PM
A new group, the Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse, today announced a comprehensive educational and awareness campaign to work toward eliminating child abuse in Indiana and Kentucky. At this morning’s announcement, made in a packed lobby at Kosair Children’s Hospital in downtown Louisville, the group said it planned …Read More