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.
Abbott Picks New Leaders For Texas CPSGov. Greg Abbott on Monday selected the former head of the Texas Rangers as the new leader of the state's embattled child welfare agency, calling the status quo there "unacceptable."
Grandparents Call On Governor To Overhaul CPS After Granddaughter's DeathIt’s hard to imagine much more tragic than the death of a four-year-old, but Alisa Clakley said she can. She’s said what’s worse is a death of a child that was preventable.
Child Protective Services Veteran To Lead Dallas-Area OperationsIn the wake of the beating death of a 4-year-old Grand Prairie girl, a new director was named to the Dallas-Fort Worth CPS office.
Police, CPS Investigating Toddler's Death Who Suffered BurnsHaltom City police are investigating a 2-year-old’s death after seeing suspicious burns on the toddler's body. Even worse, his injuries were left untreated for days, according to the child’s grandparents.
CPS Case Workers Fired After Beating Death Of 4-Year-OldFirst a 4-year-old North Texas girl is beaten to death, then her mother and the woman's boyfriend are arrested and charged - now three workers with Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) are no longer on the job.
Grandparents: CPS Failed 4-Year-Old Girl Beaten To DeathAlisa and Craig Clakley are overcome with emotion as they talk about the loss of their four-year-old granddaughter Leiliana Wright.
CPS Responds After Chickenpox Party In PlanoA visit to a Plano mom's home by Child Protective Services this week has triggered worries within the anti-vaccine community that authorities may be prosecuting them as bad parents for holding chickenpox parties.
Amber Alert Issued For 15-Month-Old Girl Last Seen In Fort WorthChild Protective Services is asking for the public's help in finding the girl.