Violence and Abuse

School District Looking Into Campus Fights Posted On Facebook Schoolyard fights are nothing new. While most last just seconds they can now live forever online. A Facebook page called “Fort Worth Fights,” was created last year and spotlights fight after fight taking place at different Fort Worth ISD schools.
Dallas Rally Targets Men To Stop Domestic ViolenceThe North Texas weather is cool and rainy, but organizers are hoping the conditions will do little to stop thousands from gathering at Dallas City Hall. NFL Hall of Famers Emmitt Smith and Roger Staubach are among those expected to attend a rally imploring men to stop domestic violence.
Domestic Violence Shelters Help Despite LimitsWhile North Texas domestic violence shelters say they're filled to capacity and, in some cases, over capacity, organizers want to stress that they never turn anyone away.
DPD: Paperwork For Another Family Violence Case MisplacedDallas Police on Thursday confirmed another incident of misplaced paperwork involving family violence cases.
Fort Worth Anti-Violence Group To Hold Anti-Bullying RoundtableThe founder of a Fort Worth anti-violence group has invited parents and community leaders to an event aimed at alleviating bullying in city schools.
Report: Texas Lax In Monitoring Nursing HomesA newspaper analysis says Texas has heavily reduced its enforcement of rules that govern the state's nursing homes, due in part to budget cuts, legislative changes and inspectors being discouraged from citing bad conditions.
Police: Dallas Mom Glued Daughter's Hands To WallDallas police arrested a woman they say beat and tortured her two-year-old daughter -- nearly to death. The toddler was taken to Children’s Medical Center Wednesday. Friday police released details of the alleged abuse.
Dallas Hospital Building Unit For Sexual Assault VictimsTexas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is building a 3,000 square foot unit that will have space dedicated for the examination and protection of sexual assault victims.
R.L. Turner Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of ChildA 33-year-old Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD teacher was charged with sexual assault of a child Friday, a spokesman said.
Video Catches Mother Encouraging Son To Fight BullyA video showing a Baltimore mother encouraging her son to fight another boy has drawn strong reactions locally from social workers and parents of bullied children.
Assault Suspect Free After Bond Lowered By $1.2 MillionMaria Escamilla says she was brutally beaten, stabbed and sexually assaulted by her ex-boyfriend Jose Arreola. And despite his bond initially being set at nearly $1.75 Million, he is now free after posting bail for less than one-third that amount.
Fatal Triple Shooting Hits Home For Domestic Assault VictimResident Veronica Galaviz, 38, spent Wednesday praying for officer Jillian Smith and Kimberly Carter’s families. The two were both shot and killed by Barnes Nettles, 38, during a triple shooting in Arlington Tuesday night.