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2012 Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women

Domestic Violence Shelters Help Despite Limits

While 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.

07/03/2012

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North Texas Woman Working To Open Burleson Women’s Shelter

A Burleson single mother is a survivor of domestic abuse and knows the trials women face trying to get help. Now she’s working to open a shelter for women and children in her town.

02/10/2012

Coleman Wayne Nichols, who is wanted in Denton for shooting his ex-girlfriend in the face with a shotgun. (Credit: DPS)

Protective Order Wasn’t Enough For Denton Victim

A North Texas woman cried out for help, getting a protective order against the ex-boyfriend she feared was going to hurt her, but it wasn’t enough.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2011