Three child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field
A 26-year-old Plano gymnastics instructor was sentenced to federal prison for child exploitation violations in the Eastern District of Texas.
The leader of Gatorade maker PepsiCo is urging the National Football League to “seize the moment” and put domestic violence and child abuse policies in place immediately once it conducts its review.
With the Ray Rice video, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges, the lawsuit against Jerry Jones, and the league’s evolving drug policy — the NFL is taking a big public relations hit.
Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said Wednesday that the team “made a mistake” in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.
A former associate pastor of a church in Crandall, southeast of Dallas, is behind bars accused of indecency with a child.
A Dallas bar is taking a stand against the NFL, pledging not to show any games this season in response to the league’s recent domestic abuse incidents.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his support for Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying the criticism of the league can be used to improve the NFL.
Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.
Adrian Peterson is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings two days after he was charged with child abuse for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son, and the star running back said Monday he is not a child abuser and wants “everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child.”
The Minnesota Vikings have announced that star running back Adrian Peterson will practice fully this week and is expected to play Sunday in New Orleans.
Neighbors, former teachers, and community have said they are behind Adrian Peterson despite the allegations.