foster care

Federal Court Rejects Class Action In Foster Care System Lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed 2011 on behalf of nine Texas children.


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Ohio Man Accused Of Hurting Children He Adopted From Texas

CBS 11 News has learned that the state paid an adoption group over $33,000 to help place four children with a man now accused of being their assailant.


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Local Families Make It ‘Official’ On Nat’l Adoption Day

Friday was National Adoption Day and hundreds of North Texas foster care parents spent the morning and afternonn officially making the children in their care part of their family.


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Foster Care For Sibling Of 2 Slain Dallas Boys

A younger sibling of two Dallas brothers who police say were abducted and drowned has been ordered to remain foster care.


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Foster Care Children May Not Find Placement

Proposed budget cuts could severely underfund the Department of Family and Protective Services.



Legislature Wrap-Up: February 1

KRLD Austin Bureau reporter Robert Wood is staying warm and keeping the heat on what’s going on at the Capitol.


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CPS Removes Children From Home Needing Serious Repairs

Jason and Debra Morris said they use their spare dollars to fix up their old house. It’s a race against time, however: The Erath County couple is hoping to regain custody of two young cousins, a two-year-old girl and her six-month-old sister.


Karla Aguilar, who aged out of foster care and is now a freshman at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Former Foster Child Inspires Fort Worth Family

Karla Aguilar is a 19-year-old college freshman, eager to begin a new chapter in her life after a horrifying childhood. After seeing previous coverage on CBS 11 News, a family stepped up to make her Christmas special.


Karla Aguilar, who aged out of foster care and is now a freshman at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Arlington Teen Succeeding After Aging Out Of Foster Care

Karla Aguilar is one of many children who age out of the foster care system without being adopted. According to the Center for Child Protection, about one in 10 foster children in the state “age out” of Foster Care when they turn 18.

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Tot Finds Dad's Pistol, Wounds Himself in the Hand

The Fort Worth three-year-old is now out of the hospital