Sexual Abuse

A Tarrant County jury found 65-year-old Charles Samuel Burgess II guilty of Continuous Sexual Abuse of Children and Indecency. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison with no possibility for parole. (credit: Tarrant Co. Sheriff's Office)

Arlington Man Guilty Of “Continuous Sexual Abuse of Children”

Last week a jury found a North Texas man guilty of Sexual Abuse of Children and Indecency. On Monday he learned his fate.

CBSDFW.COM–08/27/2012

Penn State Community Shaken By Sex Abuse Scandal

Penn State Scandal Prompts Preventative Education At TCU

The fallout from the Penn State child sex scandal has caused other universities to take action.

06/14/2012

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Olympic Hopeful ‘Enraged’ By Penn State Scandal

Olympic hopeful Kayla Harrison says she’s still enraged by the sexual abuse scandal that engulfed Penn State and resulted in the firing of longtime football coach Joe Paterno.

05/13/2012

A forensic scientist examines clothing for genetic material under an alternative light source in the Forensic Evidence section of a crime lab. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Texas Victims Hope For Justice Amid Rape Kit Backlog

Texas rape victims offer support to women fighting for the testing of hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits. According to some estimates, between 180,000 and 400,000 rape kits remain untested nationwide, despite DNA technology that can swiftly link rapists to crimes.

03/19/2012

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Woman Takes To YouTube To Talk About Sexual Abuse

At first glance it may look like many of the other videos posted on YouTube, but it’s definitely not. A Fort Worth woman is using the video sharing website to go public about a painful incident in her past.

02/29/2012

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Irving-Based Boy Scouts Prepared To Fight Cover Up Lawsuit

The family of a Santa Barbara Californa boy say the Irving-based Boy Scouts of America is trying to cover up thousands of cases of sexual abuse dating back to 1991. The BSA is prepared for a fight.

02/21/2012

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Guard At Fort Worth Medical Unit Accused Of Abuse

A guard at a federal medical prison in North Texas has been accused of sexual abuse of an inmate.

12/23/2011

Jenna Quinn, 24, speaks in Denton on April 12, 2011 in a seminar against sexual abuse.

Sex Abuse Survivor, Dallas Nonprofit Offer Help To Avoid Predators

Jenna Quinn often leans on her faith, which she says has helped her through some tough years. S

11/10/2011

David Russell, 42, is accused of sexually assaulting multiple children.

McKinney Police Suspect Chiropractor Of Abusing Two More Girls

Court records show that police believe there are at least four young victims of sexual abuse at the hands of a chiropractor, two more than previously reported.

11/09/2011

Gary Jackson is facing federal child pornography charges.  (Photo credit Garland Police)

Garland Police Search For Possible Child Molestation Victims

Gary Jackson, 26, and Amber Schmidt, 24, are each charged with multiple child pornography crimes. Now police suspect the pair sexually abused children as well.

11/08/2011

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Fort Worth Diocese Settles Priest Abuse Lawsuit

The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth has reached a settlement with six women who accused a priest of sexual abuse while he served at churches.

10/07/2011

Jenna Quinn, 24, speaks in Denton on April 12, 2011 in a seminar against sexual abuse.

UNT Student Open And Honest About Sexual Abuse

It’s a difficult story to tell, but Jenna Quinn of Carrollton says it needs to be told. Her speech was part of Denton County’s Crime Victim’s Rights Week Tuesday evening.

04/12/2011

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