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.
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.

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