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“Pinwheels For Prevention” A Playful Reminder Of Sinister Reality

More than 1,000 pinwheels were installed on the lawn of Creekwood United Methodist Church in Fairview to raise awareness about child abuse.

04/18/2014

An ambulance driver transports a patient to the hospital. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Free Synthetic Drugs Forum Being Held In Plano

Parents in McKinney just want to know how three McKinney teenagers got their hands on what’s believed to be called N-bombs, which is a synthetic form of LSD.

04/08/2014

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For Every Child Abused, A Pinwheel

Pinwheels are often associated with bright colors and joy. You might imagine a child’s wide eyes watching a pinwheel spin in the wind. But on Sunday in Arlington, pinwheels took on a different meaning: child abuse awareness.

04/06/2014

Photo of murdered UT Southwestern employee Karen Smith. (credit: UTSW)

Abused Wife Murder Catalyst For Dallas Change

A decrease in the number of domestic violence-related homicides are now traced back to one victim’s death in January 2013.

03/11/2014

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Busted Pipe Damages Battered Women’s Emergency Shelter

Tucked away on the edge of a Fort Worth neighborhood is a large building with security discreetly installed all around it.

03/06/2014

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Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried

A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.

02/27/2014

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156 Children Died Of Abuse In Texas In Fiscal 2013

The number of child deaths in Texas from abuse or neglect dropped significantly in the past fiscal year to the lowest level since 2000, according to a state report.

02/12/2014

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Ex-Police Chief Admits Misusing Crime Data System

A former East Texas police chief has pleaded guilty to abusing access to a crime database at the request of a drug trafficking suspect.

01/23/2014

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Family Shares Story Of Abuse; Hopes To Help Others

At a park in Mineral Wells, Peggy and Robert Crutsinger say they’re healing slowly alongside their two young sons. Both boys were molested by a close family friend.

01/10/2014

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Balch Springs Murder Suspect Lived With Victim

Balch Springs Police say that a woman has been killed in her house and the man suspected of killing her had been living with her.

KRLD–12/17/2013

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Families Dealing With Severe Bullying, Threats

With just days before Thanksgiving they aren’t swapping holiday recipes, instead they are tackling the very real issue of bullying within the Alvarado ISD.

11/26/2013

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during a political ceremony. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden’s Texas Visit Includes Stop By Domestic Violence Hotline

His voice thick with emotion, Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday again toured the National Domestic Violence Hotline he helped create, calling victims of such abuse “prisoners in plain sight.”

10/30/2013

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