Parker County Sheriff: 4 Kids Lived Alone In Separate Trailer From Drug Addicted, Abusive ParentsA horrific case of parental drug use, child neglect and squalid living conditions lead to the arrest of a couple and removal of four children in Parker County.
Texas Pastor Arrested, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old GirlHe's accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl and now a longtime Houston-area pastor has been arrested.
Man Sentenced To 60 Years Without Parole After Sexually Abusing 5-Year-Old GirlThree years after the sexual abuse stopped, the courageous child told her parents about the family friend who first violated her at 5-years-old.
Denton County Sheriff Hires 2 Investigators In Response To Spike In Child Abuse Cases Denton County’s Sheriff Tracy Murphree says a new budget will allow him to hire two new full time investigators dedicated to child abuse cases.
Prosecutors Say She Forced Her Kids To Eat Dog Feces, But Woman Avoids PrisonAn Oklahoma woman, who prosecutors say forced her children to eat dog feces, will serve no time behind bars.
Neighbors Mourn Loss Of Irving Boy Allegedly Killed By His Mother Who Said 'Demons' Made Her Do ItJoevani De La Pena's body was found in an RV behind a family member's home on Peach Tree Lane Sunday morning.
Mother Charged With Capital Murder In Death Of 8-Year-Old Says 'Demons' Told Her To Sacrifice Her SonAn Irving mother was arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of her 8-year-old son.
Boy Scouts Launch Sex Abuse Awareness Program With Animated VideosIn an attempt to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts, the Boy Scouts of America has launched a new awareness program that features cartoon-style videos.
Denton Mother Arrested After Inconsistencies Found With Child's Head Injury, Police SayA Denton mother was arrested yesterday after medical staffers found inconsistencies in her story of which she claimed her child fell and hit their head, police said.
Head Of Texas' Beleaguered Child Welfare System To Step DownTexas Department of Family and Protective Services Commissioner Hank Whitman told the agency's workers in a video that he is planning to retire at the end of June.
Protecting Innocence: How To Prevent Child AbuseAbuse and neglect are significant problems in North Texas, and without help, the long-term impact on children can prevent them from living healthy, productive lives.
Sounds Of Remembrance: Names Of 27K Children Abused In 2018 Read AloudFor 24+ hours straight, volunteers from around North Texas will read the names and ages of more than 27,000 children who were reported as abused in Dallas County in 2018.
Police: 3 Church Pastors Arrested For Tying Up, Beating Child With Extension CordPolice arrested three church pastors for allegedly tying up and using an extension cord to beat a confession out of a child.
Mother, Daughter Buried Side-By-Side After Double TragedyA man is expected to plead guilty to drunk driving following a wreck that killed a mother just weeks after she gave birth to a daughter who was later killed in a horrific, unrelated beating.
Study: Child Sex Trafficking Victims Not Who You Think They AreA new study of child sex trafficking in Texas finds that victims are not adequately identified, enter and exit victimization multiple times, and are exploited most of their lives.