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The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Group Seeks Support For Child Protection Measure

A Dallas-based organization is headed to Austin hoping to garner state lawmaker support for a measure meant to reduce child abuse and neglect among Texas’ poor.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2013

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Woman Defends Using Electrical Cord To Discipline Son Caught In Homosexual Act With Cousin

A mother in Forest Hill is in trouble with authorities after whooping her son with an electrical cord after catching him engaged in a sexual act.

KRLD–03/04/2013

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Rape Of Adopted Ohio Kids Unusual, Haunting Case

A 40-year-old western Ohio man returns to court in Dayton on Tuesday to be sentenced for crimes that have all but ensured that he will spend the rest of his life in prison.

02/24/2013

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

New Dallas Facility Helping Abused Kids

A safe haven for children is opening its doors. The Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center helps kids who have been abused or have witnessed a violent crime.

01/31/2013

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Texas Judge Backs Order On Boy Scout Abuse Files

A Texas judge has reaffirmed an earlier ruling requiring the Boy Scouts of America to turn over “perversion” files kept on abuse claims, though it’s unlikely that will happen soon.

01/30/2013

Ryan Welborn, 19, a former church daycare worker was arrested and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. (credit: Lake Worth Police Dept.)

Former Church Daycare Worker Accused Of Child Sex Abuse

A former North Texas church daycare worker has been arrested and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Now police want to know if the accused may have harmed other children.

CBSDFW.COM–01/04/2013

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Release Of Abuse Files: New Challenge For Scouts

True to their motto, the Boys Scouts tried to be prepared. For months, they braced for the backlash sure to follow the court-ordered release of voluminous confidential files detailing decades of alleged sex abuse by Scout leaders.

10/22/2012

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Mom Who Glued Toddler’s Hands To Wall Gets 99 Years

The North Texas mom who pled guilty to gluing her toddler daughter’s hands to a wall, kicking the child in the stomach and beating her over “potty Training’ issues has been sentenced to 99 years in prison.

CBSDFW.COM–10/12/2012

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Admitted Abusive Mother Says Children Stressed Her

A young Dallas mother of five who glued her toddler’s hands to a wall during a beating testified Thursday that her children were a continuing source of stress in her life.

10/11/2012

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Sentencing Continues For Mom Who Glued Child

The defense will present evidence on Wednesday in one of the worst cases of child abuse in Dallas County.

10/10/2012

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Mom Who Glued Toddler’s Hands To Wall To Be Sentenced

A sentencing hearing is underway for the Dallas mother who pled guilty to Injury to a Child after her two-year-old daughter was severely beaten and had her hands glued to a wall.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2012

Members of the Boy Scouts salute during a flag raising. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts To Review Internal Files On Abuse Allegations

The Irving-based Boy Scouts of America has announced that it is launching a review of files the organization compiled over more than four decades on suspected child sex abusers.

09/26/2012

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