Texas Agency Rules Gender-Confirming Surgery Form Of Child AbuseA Texas agency has ruled that the genital mutilation of a child for purposes of gender confirmation, a surgery almost never performed on minors, should be considered child abuse.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Wants Determination On If Genital Mutilation Through Reassignment Surgery Is Child Abuse"Subjecting a child to genital mutilation through reassignment surgery creates a 'genuine threat of substantial harm from physical injury to the child,'" Gov. Abbott said in a letter.
Parker County Mother Arrested For Alleged Child Abuse After 5-Year-Old Son DiesBrooke Baker Chadwick is charged with first-degree felony injury to a child with intent of serious bodily injury.
As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North TexasA year ago, as the pandemic forced already fragile families into isolation, advocates noticed a sharp drop in reports, but warned that the situation was nothing to celebrate.
13 Men Arrested For Online Solicitation Of A Minor In Collin CountyUnder Operation Hercules, investigators also seized electronic devices used by the suspects that will be forensically examined by the Child Exploitation Unit for evidence.
50 Years For Child Predator Milvio Salguero-Gonzalez Who Threatened 4-Year-Old Victim He RapedConvicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child under six, Milvio Salguero-Gonzalez had access to the child through a relationship with the her family.
'Longhorns In Couture' Help Raise Money For Local NonprofitJust like businesses, non-profits have also been struggling amid the pandemic. But the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center is finding hope in an unusual place… longhorns in couture.
West Texas Child Predator Michael Don Billups Sentenced To Life In Federal PrisonMichael Don Billups, 56, pleaded guilty in January to interstate transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.
Houston-Area Priest Manuel La Rosa-Lopez Pleads Guilty To Child Indecency CountsThe two counts La Rosa-Lopez pleaded guilty to arise from allegations made against him while he was a priest at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conroe, located just north of Houston.
Child Advocates Seek Donations To Help Bring Hope, Joy To North Texas Abuse Victims"I think this year stands out more than ever," Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Director of Support Services Mindy Jackson said.
Texas Child Catches Predator Sexually Abusing Sibling, Now Jose Delarosa Will Spend 60 Years In PrisonOfficials say one child witnessed their sibling being sexually assaulted by a predator and that young person's bravery in reporting what they saw has resulted in a more than half-century prison sentence for a now convicted Texas man.