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Teen parents face charges after 2-month-old baby put on life support

2017-12-28T21:18:47+00:00December 12th, 2017|Child abuse, WISH TV|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Hancock County prosecutors announced Tuesday two teenage parents are facing charges as their 2-month-old baby recovers from what investigators described as life-threatening injuries. Doctors said the baby’s injuries are consistent with child abuse, according to prosecutors. County Prosecutor Brent Eaton said he’s working to charge the 16-year-old and 17-year-old parents as

Grandparents charged in case of Greenfield infant with multiple brain bleeds, broken bones

2017-12-28T22:07:00+00:00December 11th, 2017|Child abuse, Neglect, WRTV 6|

GREENFIELD, Ind. -- A Greenfield couple has been arrested on charges of neglect of a dependent over injuries that sent their 6-week-old grandson to the intensive care unit. Isaiah Kimberlin was rushed to the Hancock Regional Hospital emergency room just before 9 p.m. on Nov. 11 in cardiac arrest. Doctors were able to stabilize Isaiah

Four people arrested after 8-week-old in Greenfield suffers life-threatening injuries

2017-12-28T21:33:55+00:00December 11th, 2017|Child abuse, WXIN|

GREENFIELD, Ind. – Police arrested four people, including two juveniles, after an 8-week-old baby was severely injured. According to investigators, the baby’s injuries are consistent with shaken baby syndrome. First responders were called to the Greenfield home last month after the family says the infant was coughing up blood. According to court documents, the baby’s family didn't

Neglect charges filed against family of injured 8-week-old baby

2017-12-28T21:14:51+00:00December 11th, 2017|Child abuse, WISH TV|

GREENFIELD, Ind. — An 8-week-old baby hospitalized in November suffered life-threatening injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome, according to investigators. Now, prosecutors say they are working to file criminal charges against the child’s four caregivers – including his 16-year-old father, who police believe caused the trauma. The child was put on life support in the intensive care

Prosecutor lectures students on dangers of sexting

2017-12-28T21:12:21+00:00October 11th, 2017|Sex crimes, WISH TV|

 GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Hancock County schools are teaching kids about the potential legal consequences of sexting. And the county prosecutor is delivering the message. Prosecutor Brent Eaton is giving presentations on the topic at local schools. He said he wanted to educate students on the topic after an investigation that started last spring.

Georgia man scamming elderly Hancock Co. residents over driveway repair

2017-12-24T16:00:27+00:00September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WTHR) - Police in Hancock County are looking for a man who they're calling a home improvement con artist. Investigators say 27-year-old Eddie Harrison has already targeted several people. Harrison is from Georgia, but this summer he was allegedly knocking on doors just north of Greenfield. The prosecutor says the suspect claimed to