Highland Park Considers Demolishing Severely Neglected HomeA Highland Park home may be headed for demolition after the town condemned it after years of neglect.
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.
Parents Who Shackled, Tortured Their 12 Children Sentenced To Life In PrisonA California couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life in prison.
452 Neglected Rabbits Removed From Kaufman County PropertyThe rabbits appear to have various medical issues, including long nails, hair loss, missing ears, missing eyes, wounds, matted fur and injured lim
Report: Texas Foster Care Girls More Likely To Get PregnantAn advocacy group says teens in Texas foster care are five times more likely to become pregnant than other girls statewide.
Teacher Allegedly Leaves 4-Year-Old Alone To Buy MarijuanaAuthorities say a Florida elementary school teacher left a 4-year-old child alone while she went to buy marijuana.
Hill Co. Deputies Find Dozens Of Dead, Malnourished CattleHill County deputies today found at least 17 dead cows on a ranch on the Hill and McClennan County line.
Federal Audit Finds More Lapses In Texas Foster Care SystemA federal audit released Tuesday heaped more criticism onto Texas' troubled child welfare system and warned of foster kids potentially put in jeopardy over missed deadlines during abuse and neglect investigations.
Dallas Bus Agency Accused Of Neglect And DisregardParents of a special-needs child contend a driver of their son's school bus got into a crash with a wrong way driver, but no one told the parents.
7-Month-Old Texas Boy Dies In Hot Car; 27th In US This YearA 7-month-old boy died Friday after being left all day in a hot sport utility vehicle in a San Antonio-area Wal-Mart parking lot.
Kids In Hot Cars: Risks And Worries Of Saving ThemIn spite of repeated warnings, parents are still leaving children unattended in hot cars… and experts say it’s just a matter of time before another child dies.
SPCA Seizes 15 Cruelly Treated, Neglected AnimalsThe SPCA of Texas and the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office seized 8 dogs, 5 puppies, 1 quarter horse and 1 pony from an abandoned residence in Como this afternoon.
Former Texas Foster Children Tell Of Frequent Moves, AbuseFormer Texas foster care children described conditions of neglect and sometimes abuse as part of a lawsuit against Texas, prompting a federal judge to declare the system unconstitutionally broken.
Mother Of 2 Children Found In San Antonio Child Abuse CaseSan Antonio authorities report they've located the mother of two of the eight children found unsupervised in a major child abuse case.
Death Of Texas Girl In Refrigerator Ruled HomicideThe death of a 9-year-old Texas girl whose body was left in a refrigerator for six months has been ruled a homicide.