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NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana veterans who run afoul of the law as they try to blend back into society after deployments can find help through a special court system — if they're willing to do the work, organizers say. Floyd County is the...
'Heroin is destroying this community. You are a participant in this process,' LaPorte judge tells manWSBT-TV CorrespondentA judge told a heroin dealer before sentencing on Friday that he was contributor to what's destroying LaPorte. ''The crime you committed is viewed as major by this court. Heroin is destroying this community. You are a participant in this process,''...
CHICAGO (AP) — The first study to look at methamphetamine's potential lasting effects on children whose mothers used it in pregnancy finds these kids at higher risk for behavior problems than other children. The behavior differences —...
Tags: Brown University, Social Sciences, Health, ADHD, Culture
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- A National Guardsman who was released from jail in November after being declared not responsible for his crime by reason of insanity has been arrested again, this time for allegedly driving drunk. Archie Whitest Jr.'s vehicle allegedly...
Tags: Prisons, Health, Behavioral Conditions, Mental Health, Trials
South Bend TribuneCASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man with a drinking problem and a penchant for assaulting people at parties has one last opportunity to avoid prison. On Friday in Cass County Circuit Court, Judge Michael Dodge handed Scott Barney, 27, a one-year jail...
SOUTH BEND – Offenders sentenced to community corrections in the county now have a new place to call home and, according to state and local officials, better opportunities for rehabilitation and employment. Seven years in the making, the new...
NEW YORK (AP) — Guys, when your sweetheart says "No thanks" to sex, do you knock back a few stiff drinks to feel better? Turns out fruit flies do pretty much the same thing. That's the word from a new study that may explain why both species react...
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A 26-year-old man who admitted stabbing a security guard to death at a drug abuse rehab center in upstate New York has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Richard Giga (GEE'-guh) pleaded guilty in August to second-...
Tags: Prisons, Murder, Punishment
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Homeless veterans in the Fort Wayne area will have a new place to stay and get help with substance abuse, mental illness or stress disorders. Program director Carol Cartwright tells the Journal-Gazette (http://bit.ly/tQu5K9)...
Children ages 9 to 12 who are challenged with an addicted or co-dependent family member are invited to a free camping experience this weekend, offered through a partnership of the Moyer Foundation and Oaklawn Psychiatric Center. Camp Mariposa Indiana...
Tags: Behavioral Conditions, Health, Jamie Moyer
Did you get paid today? A new study by an economist at Notre Dame found people are more likely to die on or shortly after payday! William Evans says traffic deaths, heart attacks and increased drug abuse are among the most common causes of an increase in...
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