Posted Feb 24, 2023 Updated: Feb 24, 2023 @ 10:01 AM
The Indiana House on Wednesday approved a bill banning courts from removing transgender children from their parents based only on parent refusal to seek gender-affirming care or otherwise support transitions.
A growing number of adult relatives are raising children who aren’t their own— often grandparents caring for a grandchild — in a family structure known as kinship care. Though it comes with many responsibilities and challenges, one looming obstacle is the financial burden on families providing for additional children.
Posted Jan 31, 2020 Updated: Jan 31, 2020 @ 10:46 AM
SYRACUSE — Nearly 100 concerned citizens attended a two-hour presentation, “The Opioid Epidemic: Our Community Speaks,” Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Syracuse Community Center. Speakers were local business owners and recovering addicts Phil Rich Oest and Brittney Bushong; Syracuse Police Chief Jim Layne; Turkey Creek Fire Chief Mickey …Read More
FORT WAYNE — A Fort Wayne man wanted in connection with an alleged child molestation in May has been booked in the Kosciusko County Jail. Jamarcus Antione Eldridge, 33, 6105 Bunt Drive, Fort Wayne, is charged with child molesting, a level 4 felony. He was booked in the …Read More
WARSAW — The Beaman Home will host the first Sensory Day for children and families in the community. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, local agencies will be hosting a fun filled day for families with children in the 0 to 5 age range. The …Read More
Posted Feb 12, 2018 Updated: Feb 12, 2018 @ 1:50 PM
NORTH WEBSTER—The North Webster Community Center will host a town hall meeting on the opioid crisis from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22. This is the second meeting in a series of four. “A Community Call To Action – Part II: Effects on the Family” will …Read More
Posted Jan 25, 2017 Updated: Jan 24, 2017 @ 3:56 PM
WARSAW — The Kosciusko Community YMCA, 1305 Mariners Drive, Warsaw, is hosting an event to offer resources and ideas for adoption education and action 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. Indiana Adoption Program representatives will be on-site to answer questions and provide information of adoption and …Read More
Posted Feb 18, 2016 Updated: Feb 18, 2016 @ 1:57 PM
By TRENT SMITH Public Information Office, Indiana State Police-Bremen District 24 MARSHALL COUNTY — The Bremen Post Criminal Interdiction Team served two drug related search warrants early Thursday morning, Feb. 18, in Plymouth. State troopers raided both 610 Randolph St. and 1200 W. LaPorte St. shortly before 6 …Read More
Posted Mar 04, 2015 Updated: Mar 4, 2015 @ 3:41 PM
An infant battered by his/her 18-year-old mother was released from Lutheran Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Fort Wayne, on Sunday and is now in the care of a licensed foster parent in another county. The infant was transported to Lutheran Hospital by Multi-Township EMS on Friday afternoon, Feb. …Read More
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg says he would promote more adoptions and restore mental health services cut from Indiana’s Department of Child Services if elected in November. Gregg also called for a new office to coordinate responses between state agencies during a news conference Monday. …Read More