Report: Texas Foster Care Girls More Likely To Get PregnantAn advocacy group says teens in Texas foster care are five times more likely to become pregnant than other girls statewide.
Fake Texas Photographer, Director Gets 40 Years For Child Sex AbuseProsecutors say a North Texas man who faked being a photographer and movie director to gain access to boys must serve 40 years in prison for molesting the children.
Texas Congressman's Bill Addresses Child Sex Assault On BaseA congressman who represents Fort Hood has introduced legislation to change how authorities handle crimes including sexual assault that the children of service members commit on military bases.
Viral Video Of Smoking Baby Leads To Mom's ArrestA version of the video that's received 1.5 million views was posted by a user who urged the mother's arrest.
Pics Show Filthy Living Conditions, Affidavits Tell Of Greenville Newborn's DeathArrest affidavits and pictures from a shed where an infant was found dead detail the sad circumstances leading to her demise.
No Texas Probes Involving California Torture SuspectsDavid and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple moved to California from near Fort Worth in 2011.
Parents Of 13 Children Charged With Torture, Abuse"Severe, emotional, physical abuse," Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said in announcing numerous charges against David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49. "This is depraved conduct."
Kids Chained In Calif. House Of Horrors; Parents ArrestedA 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
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.