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Holiday Stress May Increase Risk Of Child Abuse

The joy and happiness most people associate with the holidays doesn’t always ring true for some families.

12/16/2014

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State Welfare Workers Fired After Child’s Death

Three child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field

10/02/2014

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Neighbor Calls CPS On Mom For Letting Child Play Outside

A mother in Austin says she is angry, humiliated and dumbstruck that a neighbor called Child Protective Services on her for letting her 6-year-old son play outside.

09/16/2014

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Tip Leads To Seagoville Preteen Recovery

Seagoville Police found a preteen who has been missing since Friday morning.

09/14/2014

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Teen Found Living In Wal-Mart Has A History Of Running Away

A 14-year-old boy set up a home in a 24-hour Wal-Mart store for a couple of days in July.

08/14/2014

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Teenager Made Corsicana Walmart His Home

A 14-year-old made a Corsicana Walmart his home, avoiding detection for four days as the boy scrounged the store for food, drink and clothes.

08/13/2014

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Texans With Character: Paige McDaniel

Community Partners of Dallas is an emergency resource center for CPS caseworkers, giving them the items that they need to help abused and neglected kids. And for more than 12 years, Paige McDaniel has been at the helm.

07/11/2014

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More Child Abuse Claims By CPS Being Overturned

The state is overturning far more cases in which Child Protective Services initially ruled that a child had been abused or neglected.

05/26/2014

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Report: CPS System Failed In Plano 2-Year-Old’s Case

In her short life, two-year-old Grace Ford received the attention of state Child Protective Services (CPS) four times. By the fifth time, she was dead. Now, a new report says a CPS computer system failed.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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Child Falls Two Stories From Apartment Window

Police say a young girl fell two stories out of an apartment complex window in Dallas around 10:10 p.m. Friday.

03/29/2014

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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

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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

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