Advocacy Groups Look At Overhaul Of State Foster Care ProgramThe latest overhaul of the broken Texas foster care system is getting guarded endorsement from child advocacy groups in the state.
Texas Improves To 41st Nationally In Child Well-Being ReportA much-watched annual report shows Texas making slight improvements but still remaining among the 10 worst states to be a kid.
George And Amal Clooney Welcome Birth Of TwinsGeorge and Amal Clooney are now parents of twins and, rest assured, George is doing fine. The Clooneys welcomed Ella and Alexander on Tuesday morning.
High School Teacher Charged With Possession Of Child PornographyRichardson Police executed a warrant Friday morning at the home of Anna High School teacher Lee Whitehead, following a tip about child pornography.
2 Toddlers Die After Locking Themselves Inside Hot CarA mother found her 16 month-old son and 2-year-old daughter dead inside a hot car this afternoon.
Texas OKs Requiring Schools To Teach Sex Abuse PreventionTexas children as young as 5 years old could soon be taught how to better ward off sex abuse.
Dallas' Family Place Opens First Texas Shelter For Battered MenThe Family Place opened the first shelter in Texas dedicated specifically for male victims of domestic violence.
Texas Adoption Agency 'Religious Refusal' Closer To LawTexas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections.
Texas Adoption Bill OK's Rejection Of Non-Christian ParentsState-funded adoption agencies backing Texas legislation that would sanction the rejection of prospective parents on religious grounds freely admit they already routinely deny non-Christian, gay, and unmarried applicants.
Terrifying Kidnapping Scam Hits North Texas FamiliesTwo 'fake kidnappings' were reported at DISD's Townview magnet last week, prompting the district to send out an alert to warn other families.
Official: Russia Knew In Advance Of Syrian Chemical AttackA senior U.S. official says the United States has concluded that Russia knew in advance of Syria's chemical weapons attack last week.
Family Mourns Young Brothers Killed By Exposed Power LineA makeshift memorial of shiny, Mylar balloons, flowers and colorful pinwheels appeared next to the wooded area where two brothers died as one tried to save the other from electrocution on a downed power line.

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