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North Texans Sound Off On Yelling Vs. Spanking Study

How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Dallas Man Pleads Guilty To Sex Trafficking Of Children

Keith Williams, aka “Chucky Blood,” 24, of Dallas, appeared in federal court Tuesday and pleaded guilty, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney, to one count of sex trafficking of children.

02/26/2014

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Plano Mother Keeps Her Child’s Legacy Alive

One month ago, 2-year-old Grace Ford was killed following a violent attack in a Plano apartment. Grace’s mother, Emily Ward opened up exclusively to CBS 11 News about how she’s working to keep her child’s legacy alive

02/13/2014

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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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Stranger Danger In East Arlington After 4 Girls Groped

The Arlington Police Department has responded to four separate reports of young girls who were inappropriately touched by a male stranger recently.

01/29/2014

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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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FBI Seeks To ID Suspected Child Abuser

The FBI is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspected child abuser, ‘John Doe 27′, and his child victim.

11/12/2013

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Ex-Sheriff’s Deputy In Houston Charged With Child Sex Assault

Investigators say a retired Harris County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for sexually assaulting a young girl over several years.

11/09/2013

Thomas Jefferson Smallwood, Jr was sentenced to 50 years in prison for for devising an elaborate, deviant scheme to blackmail a teenage girl into having sex with him numerous times in 2012. (credit: Arlington Police Dept.)

Grand Prairie Man Blackmails Teen Into Sex; Gets 50 Years

Judge George Gallagher sentenced a 49-year-old Grand Prairie man to 50 years in prison on Friday for devising an elaborate, deviant scheme to blackmail a teenage girl into having sex with him numerous times last year.

10/25/2013

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FBI: Mom Rips Son’s Genitals; Glues Wound

A South Texas woman has been accused of ripping her 6-year-old son’s genitals during a rage and trying to repair the wound with glue.

10/24/2013

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Judge Sets $1M Bond In Case Of Burned Texas Boy

The attorney for a Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and then setting him on fire on his eighth birthday in 1998 on Wednesday questioned the reliability of evidence against his client.

10/16/2013

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Boy Scouts Hold Child Abuse Forum In Grapevine

The Boy Scouts of America organization is hosting another closed-door meeting of experts and leaders to discuss ways to identify and fight child abuse.

10/14/2013

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