Child abuse

Joshua Markus Ryan Beard (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Man Accused Of Beating Toddler To Death, Then Burying Her

Police have arrested a man for allegedly killing a 19-month-old toddler.

07/07/2014

Charlotte Merrill Semrau (credit: Collin County Sheriff's Office)

Home Daycare Closed Amid Child Abuse Allegations

Accused child molester Charlotte Semrau bonded out of the Collin County Jail after posting a $100,000 bond.

06/10/2014

Marques Elder (credit: Dallas Police Department)

15-Year-Old Boy Sexually Assaulted At McDonalds

A man was arrested Friday after the Dallas Police Department says he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old teenager.

06/06/2014

Christopher Gonzalez (Tarrant County Jail)

Man Sentenced To 43 Years For Abusing 2 Sisters

A 40-year-old Fort Worth man was sentenced to 43 years in prison without parole for molesting two sisters on separate occasions at his home.

05/23/2014

Anthony Cooper, 47, was entenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old family friend. (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Sex Offender Sentenced To Life

A 47-year-old convicted sex offender was sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old family friend.

05/09/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Report: CPS System Failed In Plano 2-Year-Old’s Case

In her short life, two-year-old Grace Ford received the attention of state Child Protective Services (CPS) four times. By the fifth time, she was dead. Now, a new report says a CPS computer system failed.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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“Pinwheels For Prevention” A Playful Reminder Of Sinister Reality

More than 1,000 pinwheels were installed on the lawn of Creekwood United Methodist Church in Fairview to raise awareness about child abuse.

04/18/2014

(courtesy: Arlington Police Department)

For Every Child Abused, A Pinwheel

Pinwheels are often associated with bright colors and joy. You might imagine a child’s wide eyes watching a pinwheel spin in the wind. But on Sunday in Arlington, pinwheels took on a different meaning: child abuse awareness.

04/06/2014

Photo of murdered UT Southwestern employee Karen Smith. (credit: UTSW)

Abused Wife Murder Catalyst For Dallas Change

A decrease in the number of domestic violence-related homicides are now traced back to one victim’s death in January 2013.

03/11/2014

(credit: Joel Thomas)

Busted Pipe Damages Battered Women’s Emergency Shelter

Tucked away on the edge of a Fort Worth neighborhood is a large building with security discreetly installed all around it.

03/06/2014

Timothy Earl Wesley (credit: Tarrant County Jail)

Grand Prairie Man Sentenced To 60 Years For Child Abuse

A 49-year-old Grand Prairie man was sentenced to 60 years in prison without parole for repeatedly sexually abusing a young relative.

03/06/2014

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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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