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Holiday Stress May Increase Risk Of Child Abuse

The joy and happiness most people associate with the holidays doesn’t always ring true for some families.

12/16/2014

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Connecticut Jury Awards $7M In Scouts Abuse Case

A man who says he was sexually abused by a Connecticut scout leader in the mid-1970s won a $7 million jury verdict against Irving-based Boy Scouts of America.

12/15/2014

Spirit had a significant angular limb deformity so his foot really twisted inward underneath him and he couldn’t bear weight on the limb at all. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Innovative Surgery Helps Horse Beaten With Baseball Bat

A therapy horse for abused children named Spirit, who was severely beaten with a baseball bat by his previous owner is on his way to recovery.

12/04/2014

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Church Pastor Behind Bars, Accused Of Abusing Boy

A former associate pastor of a church in Crandall, southeast of Dallas, is behind bars accused of indecency with a child.

09/16/2014

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Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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Domestic Violence Victims Advocates See Silver Lining In Ray Rice Video

Advocates for domestic violence victims see a silver lining in disturbing new video showing the Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice knocking his then-fiance unconscious.

CBS 11–09/08/2014

The Galbraiths claim this photo of their child duct taped to his sleeping mat was texted to them while in the care of Heart2Heart Montessori school. (credit: Galbraith family)

Willow Park School Sued, Accused Of Duct Taping Children For Punishment

A Parker County family has filed suit against a private school accusing one of its teachers of abuse.

08/26/2014

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Boy Scouts Settle With Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse Case

Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.

08/21/2014

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Cleaning Crew Finds More Ashes At Troubled Mortuary

A cleaning crew at the building once occupied by a mortuary where eight decaying and mummified bodies were found said they found ashes they believe are the cremated remains of a person.

08/20/2014

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Frisco Man Convicted Of Murdering His Stepson

A Frisco man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murdering his newly adopted stepson.

07/11/2014

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Plano Non-Profit Helps Survivors Of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, with its complicated causes and immunity to quick fixes, leaves many advocates focusing on the survivors.

07/11/2014

Anthony Cooper, 47, was entenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old family friend. (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Sex Offender Sentenced To Life

A 47-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old family friend.

05/09/2014

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