Substantial CPS Backlog Prompts Texas Leader's Call For ChangeThe directive comes following reports showing that the backlog of children not seen within statutory guidelines remains nearly unchanged since last spring.
4 Regional CPS Directors Fired Amid Texas Agency's ShakeupChild Protective Services has fired four regional directors as it looks to overhaul operations following years of complaints that the agency fails to adequately protect children who are abused or neglected.
Fort Worth Police Investigating Infant Death In CPS CustodyA 10-month-old girl died late Monday night in a Fort Worth home while in foster care.
Waco Police Arrest Couple After Infant Left In Hotel RoomWaco police say a man and a woman have been arrested after leaving their 7-week-old daughter alone in a hotel room when they went to a grocery store to get a cigar product used to smoke marijuana.
Texas State Senate Focused On CPS & Foster Care IssuesChild abuse, neglect and a broken foster care system were all the focus in the Texas State Senate today. Texas CPS Commissioner John Specia explained that he has been trying to fix the system since taking over in 2012.
CPS Finds Children In Backyard Shed, Father Says They're Struggling Officials with Child Protective Services say the department is investigating after an employee found a teenager and two younger children living in a shed without water and edible food.
Grandparents Call On Governor To Overhaul CPS After Granddaughter's DeathIt’s hard to imagine much more tragic than the death of a four-year-old, but Alisa Clakley said she can. She’s said what’s worse is a death of a child that was preventable.
CPS Case Workers Fired After Beating Death Of 4-Year-OldFirst a 4-year-old North Texas girl is beaten to death, then her mother and the woman's boyfriend are arrested and charged - now three workers with Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) are no longer on the job.
Police: Mother Admits To Doing Drugs, Hitting 4-Year-Old Daughter Before Child's DeathThe arrest warrant affidavit against mother Jeri Quezada, paints a picture that this little girl was tortured.
Mother Charged In Beating Death Of ToddlerA Grand Prairie grandmother says Child Protective Services failed, and now her 4-year-old grand daughter, Leiliana Wright is dead.
Suspect In Custody For Allegedly Helping Mom Waterboard SonThe search is over for a North Texas man who deputies believe helped a woman waterboard and abuse her son.
Detectives Uncover Major Marijuana Operation In CorsicanaThe investigation led to an indoor marijuana grow. There were also two very young children living there according to Sheriff Tanner.