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(credit: Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services)

Texas Agency: Dead Girl Kept In Fridge For Months

Child-welfare officials say a Texas mother kept her 9-year-old daughter’s body in a refrigerator for six months after her death.

06/11/2014

Pallavi Dhawan was arrested for the murder of her 10-year-old son (credit: Frisco Police Department)

Family Wants Frisco Mother Accused Of Killing Son Cleared

A Frisco father is asking police to drop the murder charge against his wife. Pallavi Dhawan is accused of killing her son in February, but the family says a recently completed autopsy helps prove her innocence.

CBS 11–03/06/2014

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156 Children Died Of Abuse In Texas In Fiscal 2013

The number of child deaths in Texas from abuse or neglect dropped significantly in the past fiscal year to the lowest level since 2000, according to a state report.

02/12/2014

Frisco Mom Says She’s Hurting After Son’s Death

For the first time since her arrest, a Frisco mother accused of killing her ten-year-old son spoke publicly Wednesday.

02/06/2014

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Frisco Police Investigating Death Of 10-Year-Old Child

Frisco Police are investigating the death of a 10-year-old child at his residence, and his mother has been taken into custody.

01/30/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Police Say Plano Toddler Was Suffocated, Cause Of Death Homicide

There’s new information concerning the Plano toddler who died earlier this month. A report by the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office says Grace Ford’s death is a homicide.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2014

CPS Investigating Plano Toddler’s Death

Child Protective Service confirmed Sunday night to CBS 11 News it is investigating the death of a Plano girl, who was set to turn three years old next month.

01/13/2014

Tony Dickerson, charged with intoxication manslaughter.  (credit: DCSO)

Woman Doesn’t Blame Her Dad For Crash That Killed Her Son

“My dad is in jail and my son’s passed away. What else is there to say?”
Tiffany Dickerson summed up her nightmare. 
Her father, 52-year-old Tony Dickerson, is charged with intoxicated manslaughter, after a crash that killed her son.

CBS 11–12/16/2013

Savannah Deegear

Child In Lake Worth Crash Remembered One Year Later

A year has passed since the tragic death of a 7-year-old girl who was run down by an out-of-control driver as she walked out of a Target store, holding her mother’s hand.

08/04/2013

(credit: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

Teaming Up To Prevent Hot-Car Child Deaths

As temperatures rise in Texas, one government safety agency is working to reduce the number of children who are seriously injured or lose their life after being left alone inside a hot vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–06/10/2013

A photo of LaRiah Chandler. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Death Of 4-Month-Old Baby Being Called “Unexplained”

Dallas police are investigating the death of a four-month-old girl. Police found the baby after responding to a call at an apartment complex in the 2900 block of E. Kiest.

CBSDFW.COM–05/29/2013

Robert Williams, 27, charged with murder in the death of his 3-year-old daughter. (credit: Hurst Police)

North Texas Man Charged With Murder Of His 3-Year-Old Daughter

A North Texas man has been arrested for the murder of his 3-year-old daughter. Robert Marquis Lamar Williams is accused of killing little Anastasia Williams. The girl’s body was found in her bedroom, at a Hurst apartment complex, on March 22.

CBSDFW.COM–04/09/2013

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