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North Texas CPS Investigator Fired For Racially Offensive Tweets

A veteran North Texas special investigator with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, also known as CPS, has been fired after using racially inflammatory remarks on her personal Twitter account.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2013

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DPD & CPS Investigating 8 Children Left Alone

Dallas police and Child Protective Services (CPS) are both investigating a case involving eight underage children being left alone.

CBSDFW.COM–04/29/2013

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Daycare Leaves Child Strapped In Van For Seven Hours

When Stephanie Barber showed up at Little Servant Christian Academy on Wednesday to pick up her four-year-old daughter, no one knew where to find the little girl.

CBS 11–04/04/2013

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North Texas Police Investigate Death Of 4-Year-Old

Police are investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy in Cleburne.

CBSDFW.COM–03/27/2013

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Group Seeks Support For Child Protection Measure

A Dallas-based organization is headed to Austin hoping to garner state lawmaker support for a measure meant to reduce child abuse and neglect among Texas’ poor.

CBSDFW.COM–03/14/2013

Richland Hills police chargrf Brent Troy Bartel with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for allegedly carving a pentagram on the back of his 6-year-old son. (credit: Richland Hills Police Dept.)

North Texas Dad Indicted For Carving Pentagram On Son

The North Texas father, who late last year admitted during an emergency call that he had carved a pentagram symbol on the back of his 6-year-old son, has been indicted by a grand jury.

CBSDFW.COM–02/25/2013

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Russians Investigating Adoptee’s Death In Texas

Russian authorities have blamed “inhuman treatment” for the death of a 3-year-old boy adopted by an American family, but Texas officials say they are still investigating claims that the child was abused before his death.

02/19/2013

PD: Special Needs Baby Left Home Alone

Police are investigating why a special needs baby was left alone in a Highland Park home.

CBS 11–02/18/2013

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Police Find 18-Month-Old Boy Alone, Locked Inside Home

Two Decatur children are in foster care after their parents were accused of leaving an 18-month-old boy locked inside a house by himself for eight hours.

01/23/2013

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Toddler Found Abandoned At Dallas Motel

A child was found abandoned at a motel early Wednesday morning in Dallas. A witness called police after seeing the toddler running around unsupervised on a second floor breezeway.

01/23/2013

Richland Hills police chargrf Brent Troy Bartel with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for allegedly carving a pentagram on the back of his 6-year-old son. (credit: Richland Hills Police Dept.)

PD: Father Carved Pentagram On 6-Year-Old Son’s Back

A North Texas father is in police custody, accused of carving a pentagram symbol on the back of his 6-year-old son.

CBSDFW.COM–12/12/2012

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Consider Revamping Foster Care System

Texas lawmakers are expected to hear testimony on the redesign of the state’s foster care system.

07/16/2012

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