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.
Texas Girl Dies After Being Forced To Jump On Trampoline In Triple-Digit HeatOdessa Police arrested a man and woman in connection with the death of 8-year-old Jaylin in late August. The pair, charged with capital murder, were the child's guardians.
Child Advocacy Groups Expect Reports Of Abuse To Rise As North Texas Kids Go Back To SchoolChild advocacy groups are bracing themselves for a spike in the number of children experiencing abuse given the isolation of quarantine.
Tarrant County Man Sentenced For Attempting To Coerce, Entice ChildAdam Rene Rodriguez was found guilty by a jury on Oct. 18, 2019, of attempted coercion and enticement of a minor and was sentenced to 17 and a half years in federal prison.
Outpouring Of Love, Respect For Man Who Helped Save 6-Year-Old Boy From Locked ShedOn the CBSDFW Facebook page viewers have shared their thoughts. The word people keep using is "hero."
Man Shares Conversation He Had With 6-Year-Old Dallas Boy Locked In Shed; Called CPSJuan Vaquero said he knew the boy wasn't treated nicely, but had never witnessed any physical abuse, until he discovered he was locked in a shed.
Experts Urging North Texans To Be On Lookout For Signs Of AbuseChild advocates are sounding an alarm as concerns grow about an unprecedented drop in child abuse reports.
6-Year-Old Dallas Boy Found Tied In Shed Describes Abuse: Sprayed With Hose, Kicked, Not Allowed In HouseThe child told child abuse detectives during a forensic interview, whenever his grandmother left the home, she put him in the shed, tied him up and told him he was bad.
Police Find 6-Year-Old Boy Tied Up In Shed, Grandmother And Boyfriend ArrestedOfficers told the grandmother to open the shed or they would break down the door. She opened it and police found the boy.
Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Throwing Baby Off Second-Floor Balcony In Mesquite A 40-year-old man was arrested after police say he threw a 9-month-old baby off a second-floor balcony.
Coronavirus In Texas: Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Asks Community To Stay Vigilant, Virtually ConnectedAs the coronavirus forces already vulnerable families into isolation, experts fear that abuse is flourishing.
Texas Hospital Reports Easter Sunday Death Of 3-Year-Old As Child Abuse Cases Continue To RiseA North Texas pediatric hospital has reported its third death from "severe abuse" in less than a month as it has seen a spike in these types of cases during the coronavirus pandemic.