Doctor Says Sherin Mathews Showed Signs Of Child AbuseDuring a custody hearing Wednesday, a child abuse specialist testified that 3-year-old Sherin Mathews, who was found dead in a culvert in Richardson, showed signs of abuse.
Texas Couple Punished Children By Forcing To Brush Teeth With Cat Feces Investigators say a San Antonio-area couple punished their three young children by forcing one to brush her teeth with cat feces, using a shock collar as punishment and beating them with a thorny switch.
Family Wants Answers From Man They Say Killed BabyThe night before 1-year-old Amira Fleming died, she looked like her usual smiling self.
Former Fort Worth Drama Teacher Sentenced On Child Porn ChargeA 25-year-old man who taught at Southwest High School in Fort Worth was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on a federal child pornography charge.
Texas Doctor Seeks To Stop Child Abuse Before It Can HappenA Texas doctor believes a modeling system that's successfully identified neighborhoods, streets and even specific businesses where shootings and other crimes are likely to occur can help stop child abuse and neglect before it happens.
Mom Accused Of Lying About Being Doctor, Faking Son's CancerA woman has been accused of pretending to be a doctor and falsely claiming her preschool-age son had terminal cancer so he could receive unnecessary hospital care and opioids.
Police Officer Adopts 8-Year-Old He Saved From Severe Child AbuseOfficer Thompson refused to let John out of his sight. He knew from the first moment he saw him he wanted to take care of him for the rest of his life.
Affidavit: McKinney Lifeguard Made Victim ‘Pinky Swear’ Not To TellPolice have released an arrest affidavit detailing the indecency with a child charge against McKinney lifeguard Noah Bloomfield, 17.
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.
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.
Wednesday's Warriors: The Children’s Advocacy Center For Denton CountyWednesday's Warriors this week focuses on an organization that works to limit the pain of sharing the very personal story of abuse, for children.