Crimes Against Children

Trial Opens For Texan Accused Of Setting Child On FireJurors in a Houston-area man's capital murder trial heard from a doctor Tuesday that the 8-year-old boy the man is accused of setting on fire needed daily operations for months to treat his severe burns.
Mother's Intuition Screamed 'Predator' After Run-In With Child AbuserA mother's intuition was right on the money about accused child molester Randy Wesson nearly three years ago when she met him.
Church Pastor Behind Bars, Accused Of Abusing BoyA former associate pastor of a church in Crandall, southeast of Dallas, is behind bars accused of indecency with a child.
81-Year-Old Charged With Sexual Assault Of MinorEighty-one-year old Juanito Ortiz was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting a young family member.
Judge Shares Preliminary Plan To Shelter 2,000 Migrant Children Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in Dallas.
FBI Director: "We Will Crush These Pimps"A dozen children were rescued across Texas, and several people arrested, as part of a nationwide operation targeting child sex trafficking.
"Pinwheels For Prevention" A Playful Reminder Of Sinister RealityMore than 1,000 pinwheels were installed on the lawn of Creekwood United Methodist Church in Fairview to raise awareness about child abuse.
For Every Child Abused, A PinwheelPinwheels are often associated with bright colors and joy. You might imagine a child's wide eyes watching a pinwheel spin in the wind. But on Sunday in Arlington, pinwheels took on a different meaning: child abuse awareness.
Grand Prairie Man Sentenced To 60 Years For Child AbuseA 49-year-old Grand Prairie man was sentenced to 60 years in prison without parole for repeatedly sexually abusing a young relative.
Plano Man Molests Teen Relative, Sentenced To 35 YearsGregory William Lee, 43, of Plano, was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Monday for molesting a 16-year-old female for a year, according to Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis.
Fiancée Charged In Plano Toddler's Death Sparks Nationwide OutrageThe death of a 2-year-old Plano girl, and the arrest of her father's fiancée after he allegedly broke up with her, is generating interest and anger across the nation.
Father Of Murdered Toddler Blames HimselfA Plano father is struggling with both grief and guilt after his former fiancé was charged with murder in his young daughter's death.