Explosion Levels Home in Dubois County, Indiana, Body Found at Scene

DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. – Emergency crews rushed to the scene of a devastating home explosion in Dubois County, Indiana. The explosion completely leveled the home and led to the closure of nearby roads. The incident occurred southwest of French Lick, and authorities have confirmed the discovery of a body at the site. However, the identity of the victim has not yet been released. According to officials, a propane tank exploded in the home, causing widespread …

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Torture Killing: Indiana Mom Sentenced to 42 Years for Death of 4-Year-Old Son

LA PORTE, Indiana – A mother in Indiana has been sentenced to 42 years in prison after pleading guilty to neglect and contributing to the death of her 4-year-old son. Mary Yoder, 27, admitted to keeping her son in a cold, dark cellar, and allowing the beatings and starvation that led to his tragic death. The child’s father, Alan Morgan, had previously been sentenced to 70 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder and …

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Indiana Mother Sentenced to Nearly Half-Century for Beating and Murder of 4-Year-Old Son Judah

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. – A mother in LaPorte County, Indiana, has been sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison for the brutal slaying of her 4-year-old son and the abuse of another child. Mary Yoder, 28, pleaded guilty to felony neglect of a dependent in the death of her son, Judah Morgan, who was tortured and beaten to death over potty training. Yoder also pleaded guilty to a separate felony domestic battery charge for abusing …

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Unsolved Indiana Murders: East Chicago Police Seek Community Help

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. – Two murders from 2021 in East Chicago, Indiana remain unsolved, and police are urging the community to come forward with any information that may help solve the cases. 21-year-old Eric Douglas and Angelica Casares were killed in separate shootings last year, with their murders still haunting the city. The aftermath of these tragic events has left a lasting mark on the community, and now the police department is revisiting these cold …

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Indiana Man Convicted of Child Abuse Images Found Dead in Michigan Federal Prison

LANSING, Michigan – Romio Hawkins, a 26-year-old man serving a 20-year sentence for producing child abuse images, has died at a federal prison in Michigan, according to authorities. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced on Tuesday that Hawkins was found unresponsive at the Milan prison, and despite life-saving efforts, he could not be revived. Hawkins, a native of Portage, Indiana, had been at the Milan prison for 13 months after pleading guilty in 2022 to …

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Mother Sentenced to 42 Years for Neglect and Death of 4-Year-Old Son in Indiana

La Porte County, Indiana – Mary Yoder has been sentenced to 42 years at the Indiana Department of Corrections for her involvement in the neglect and death of her four-year-old son in 2021. Yoder was found guilty of neglect of a dependent resulting in death and failure to make a report. As part of her plea agreement, two of her charges, neglect of a dependent – abandonment and cruelty to an animal, were dismissed. The …

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Mother Sentenced to 42 Years for Torturing and Killing 4-Year-Old Son in Indiana

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – A 28-year-old mother from Indiana has been sentenced to 42 years in prison for her involvement in the torture and murder of her 4-year-old son, Judah Morgan. The tragic event occurred in 2021 when the boy was starved, beaten, and confined in a dark basement before ultimately being beaten to death by his father due to potty training failures. Mary Yoder pleaded guilty to neglect resulting in the death of a …

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