Children

The Economy class with LED cabin lighting is seen on the United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Los Angeles International Airport on November 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Former NTSB Member: All Children Should Travel In Their Own Seat

You wouldn’t put your child in a vehicle without buckling them up, so why let them fly in an airplane that way? That’s the message some want to reinforce this holiday travel season.

CBSDFW.COM–12/01/2014

Davien Ochao (credit: CBS 11 News)

Children Pop Open Piñata With Pills Inside, Boy Hospitalized

A 5-year-old boy was hospitalized this weekend after accidentally ingesting pain pills he mistook for candy.

11/24/2014

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Parents Urged To Talk To Their Children About Sexual Predators

The lengths that two suspected child predators in Hurst would go to are hard for adults to fathom. Which is why when it comes to talking with their kids about predators it’s hard for some parents to know what to say.

CBS 11–11/21/2014

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Man Convicted Of Child Pornography; Receives 30 Years

A federal jury convicted Weast in July 2014 on one count of possession of child pornography and one count of receipt of child pornography.

11/17/2014

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McDonalds Recalls Hello Kitty Birthday Lollipop Whistles

Popular fast food chain McDonalds has recalled about 2.3 million Hello Kitty whistles due to choking and aspiration hazards to children.

11/11/2014

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Top 5 Dangerous Recalled Child Products

Every year thousands of kids are injured and hundreds killed from unsafe child products.

10/28/2014

Marietta Shaw, was a doting mother dedicated to her newborn girl and 4-year-old daughter. (credit: Shaw family)

Children Witness Mother Stabbed To Death

A young mother was stabbed to death in front of her children at her home in west Oak Cliff Friday morning.

10/24/2014

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How Far Is Too Far When Using Corporal Punishment?

Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

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Corporal Punishment Continues In Many Texas Schools

An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children. Hitting kids at home can escalate to criminal act. But what about hitting kids at school? You may be surprised to learn that several North Texas school districts still allow corporal punishment.

CBSDFW.COM–09/15/2014

Abuse

Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Non-Profit Tennis Program Helping Children With Autism

The U.S. Open aired on CBS 11 Friday, just one day before a non-profit tennis program is set to get special needs kids on the court. The group called “ACEing Autism” will hold tennis classes in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–09/05/2014

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