Mom Arrested For Messaging On Facebook While Baby DrownedA Parker County mother was on Facebook while her 8-month-old daughter drowned in the bathtub last week, investigators said.
Governor Signs Sweeping Child Welfare Overhaul Into LawGovernor Greg Abbott has signed a trio of new laws meant to improve Texas' troubled foster care system.
Federal Audit Finds More Lapses In Texas Foster Care SystemA federal audit released Tuesday heaped more criticism onto Texas' troubled child welfare system and warned of foster kids potentially put in jeopardy over missed deadlines during abuse and neglect investigations.
Police: Child Sexually Assaulted After Mom Leaves Her To 'Play'Gerardo Israel Strauss, 36, is accused of taking a 9-year-old girl to a back room on several occasions and sexually assaulting her.
McKinney Man Sentenced To 45 Years For Sexual Abuse Of A Child A McKinney man was sentenced Monday to 45-years without parole for continuous sexual abuse of a child according to Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis.
Plano Daycare Worker In Custody, Facing ChargesFormer daycare worker Jazmine Torres has turned herself into police after video surfaced showing her pushing children in her care at the Children’s Courtyard of Plano.
Brothers "Spud" And "Spank" Sentenced In Child Sex Trafficking ConspiracyTwo men, Audry Lane, a/k/a “Spud,” and Alvin Lane, a/k/a “Spank,” were sentenced this week for their roles in a child sex trafficking conspiracy.
Survey: 15 Percent Of Women On UT Campus Report Being RapedA survey of University of Texas undergraduates reports that 15 percent of women reported being raped on the flagship Austin campus.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Stabbing Dog To DeathJoseph Ray Schell, 60, is now behind bars on a charge of Cruelty to Nonlivestock Animals.
Former Porn Actress Testifies In Vegas Trial Of Ex-MMA FighterA former adult film actress testified she was beaten and raped by her ex-boyfriend, former mixed martial arts fighter War Machine, in the months before he allegedly tried to kill her.
Amarillo Looks to Adopt Law Making Bestiality IllegalOfficials in Amarillo are considering adopting a law that would make bestiality illegal.
Heated Marriage Break-Up Ends With 3 Dead After Shooting In HasletA shooting in the northwest Tarrant County town of Haslet ended with one person dead on Thursday and two others losing their fight for life at the hospital. The gunplay was apparently the result of a heated marriage break-up.

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