Deadbeat Dads

A civilian scientist handles processed DNA extractions. (credit: Robert King/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Man Jailed For Child Support For Baby That Wasn’t His

DNA testing has cleared scores of wrongfully convicted inmates in Texas, hundreds across the nation. Now, it’s helping to clear wrongfully accused dads; and, in a Dallas man’s case, freeing him from jail.

04/12/2012

A father accused of not paying child support is arrested as part of the Tarrant County Constables "Back to School Warrant Roundup." (credit: KRLD NewsRadio 1080/Chuck Schechner)

Constables Out On ‘Back To School Warrant Roundup’

Dozens of deadbeat dads got the message today: pay child support or go to jail. CBS 11 News joined Tarrant County Constables as they knocked on doors for the “Back to School Warrant Roundup.”

08/12/2011