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Former Arlington area teacher Robert Farrill, 51, arrested and charged with child sex abuse and child pornography distribution. (credit: OSBI)

Suspected Oklahoma Child Sex Abuser May Have North Texas Victims

A former Arlington school security guard and karate teacher has been arrested and charged with several counts of child sex abuse and child pornography.

CBS 11–10/21/2013

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Arlington Man Charged With Child Sex Abuse Commits Suicide

Authorities say a jailed North Texas man awaiting trial on a child sex abuse charge has committed suicide.

08/14/2013

Kevin Hilty (credit Frisco Police Department)

Man Dangles Legs Over High 5 Interchange But Doesn’t Jump

A former soccer coach accused of child sex crimes, threatened to jump off the ledge of the High 5 interchange Monday afternoon.

07/01/2013

Former youth pastor Joshua Douglas Earls is charged with two counts of Indecency with a Child by Contact. (credit: Garland Police Dept.)

Former Youth Pastor Faces Indecency With A Child Charges

A former North Texas youth pastor has been accused of having improper contact with at least two children. Garland police arrested Joshua Earls earlier this week.

CBSDFW.COM–04/12/2013

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky walks into the Centre County Courthouse before being sentenced in his child sex abuse case on October 9, 2012. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Sentenced To At Least 30 Years In Prison

Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Tuesday to at least 30 years in prison — effectively a life sentence — in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno’s downfall.

10/09/2012

Sandusky Guilty On Most Counts In Child Molestation Trial

Sandusky To Be Sentenced On October 9

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will be sentenced Oct. 9 on his conviction of child sexual abuse.

09/18/2012

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

Boy Scouts Accused Of Covering Up Child Abuse Allegations

An newspaper investigation has found that the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America failed to report hundreds of suspected child sex abusers to authorities and often helped cover up the accusations over two decades.

09/17/2012

Garland soccer coach Bernardo Mondragon-Guzman has been accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old boy. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Coach May Have Sexually Abused More Kids

Police say there may be several more victims in a child sex abuse case out of Garland.

CBS 11–09/14/2012