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NFL running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings addresses the media after pleading 'no contest' to a lesser misdemeanor charge of reckless assault November 4, 2014 in Conroe, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Denied, Suspension Upheld

The NFL’s hard line on Adrian Peterson held up. The league-appointed arbitrator for Peterson’s appeal affirmed the unpaid suspension until at least next spring.

12/12/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 12: Jameis Winston #5 of the Garnet team reacts to a pass against the Gold team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.

FSU Benches QB Winston For “Offensive And Vulgar” Comments

Florida State officials say Jameis Winston will be benched for the first half of Saturday’s game against Clemson after making “offensive and vulgar” comments about women and that the quarterback will undergo internal discipline.

09/17/2014

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How Far Is Too Far When Using Corporal Punishment?

Eddie Reeves doesn’t shy away from it: as a child, he says his mother spanked him with switches or tree branches. But a child psychologist says in general, physical punishment is not effective.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Corporal Punishment Continues In Many Texas Schools

An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children. Hitting kids at home can escalate to criminal act. But what about hitting kids at school? You may be surprised to learn that several North Texas school districts still allow corporal punishment.

CBSDFW.COM–09/15/2014

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Families Dealing With Severe Bullying, Threats

With just days before Thanksgiving they aren’t swapping holiday recipes, instead they are tackling the very real issue of bullying within the Alvarado ISD.

11/26/2013

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DPD Chief Fires Two Officers, Suspends Two Officers

False insurance claims, time sheet inaccuracies and lying on a sworn statement were among the reasons four Dallas police officers were suspended or fired from their jobs.

11/21/2013

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East Dallas Boxing Gym Helping Give Teens A ‘Fighting’ Chance

In the poverty scarred pockets of East Dallas’ Pleasant Grove neighborhood, that life is a battle is a given. The only question is where the fight will be waged. For many of the lucky ones—it’s in the boxing ring at Montoya’s Gym.

CBS 11–10/25/2013

Erica Moore enters the courtroom for her trial. Moore has been accused of beating her son after finding him engaged in a homosexual act with a relative. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD)

Mom Going To Trial For Whipping Son For Homosexual Act

A Forest Hill mother is in court today for a pre-trial hearing on a family assault case. Erica Moore is the woman who admitted beating her son with an electrical cord for engaging in a homosexual act.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2013

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Woman Defends Using Electrical Cord To Discipline Son Caught In Homosexual Act With Cousin

A mother in Forest Hill is in trouble with authorities after whooping her son with an electrical cord after catching him engaged in a sexual act.

KRLD–03/04/2013

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Officers Not Taking Kindly To Chief’s Tweet Prior To Dismissal

Dallas Police Chief David Brown isn’t backing away from a twitter message that has an attorney for some fired officers fired up.

03/02/2013

Two 17-year-old student victims discuss being robbed at gunpoint by a suspect who drove into their car. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

School Discipline Policies Too Harsh, Senators Say

Texas Senators from both parties say the state may have gone too far in imposing a zero tolerance policy for bad behavior in schools.

10/31/2012

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NFL Commissioner Reissues Bounty Discipline

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has handed down new discipline to four players in connection with the NFL’s bounty investigation of the Saints.

10/09/2012

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