State Leaders Call For A New Plan To Fix Child Protective ServicesWith nearly 1,000 at-risk kids being left unchecked for months, leaders are now calling for a new plan to fix Texas Child Protective Services.
CASA Still In Need Of VolunteersAccording to LaValle, on average 5 children are removed from dangerous homes in Dallas county every day.
Substantial CPS Backlog Prompts Texas Leader's Call For ChangeThe directive comes following reports showing that the backlog of children not seen within statutory guidelines remains nearly unchanged since last spring.
4 Regional CPS Directors Fired Amid Texas Agency's ShakeupChild Protective Services has fired four regional directors as it looks to overhaul operations following years of complaints that the agency fails to adequately protect children who are abused or neglected.
Parents Awarded $142M Verdict After Infant Dies At Day CareA stunning verdict in Dallas County Thursday - more than $142 million for parents whose baby died at a Dallas day care.
Trafficking Charges Filed After Man Offers Frisco Woman $10K For Girl’s VirginityTwo people face felony trafficking charges after negotiating a price of $10,000 in exchange for a girl’s virginity.
Abbott Selects Longtime Aide To Lead Texas Health CommissionGov. Greg Abbott has selected one his longtime aides to take over the state's massive health agency.
Mother Of 2 Children Found In San Antonio Child Abuse CaseSan Antonio authorities report they've located the mother of two of the eight children found unsupervised in a major child abuse case.
After Child Deaths, Calls To Fix CPS: More Money Or Better Management?Urgent calls for changes at Child Protective Services come after four-year-old Leiliana Wright and two-year-old Lyfe Flores died as their families were investigated by CPS.
Texas State Senate Focused On CPS & Foster Care IssuesChild abuse, neglect and a broken foster care system were all the focus in the Texas State Senate today. Texas CPS Commissioner John Specia explained that he has been trying to fix the system since taking over in 2012.
Texas Re-Examines Foster Care System As Issues MountLawmakers are examining a growing number of mentally ill children entering a Texas foster care system that a federal judge has already declared violates the constitutional rights of youngsters.
CPS Finds Children In Backyard Shed, Father Says They're Struggling Officials with Child Protective Services say the department is investigating after an employee found a teenager and two younger children living in a shed without water and edible food.