Gov. Abbott Announces $18M In Grants To Combat Human Trafficking In TexasGovernor Abbott announced Tuesday $18 million in grant funding will go toward efforts to help victims of human trafficking.
Texas Rangers Hall Of Fame Pitcher John Wetteland Arrested, Charged With Child Sex AbuseFormer Major League Baseball pitcher and Texas Rangers Hall of Fame member John Wetteland has been arrested and charged with child sex abuse.
USA Gymnastics Files For Bankruptcy In Bid To Ensure SurvivalUSA Gymnastics faces 100 lawsuits representing 350 athletes in various courts across the country who blame the group for failing to supervise Larry Nassar, a team doctor accused of molesting them.
Police Raid 'Secret Archives' Of Houston Archdiocese In Sex Abuse ProbeMontgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon arrived unannounced with 60 armed agents who left with boxes full of private documents from the archdiocese's "secret archives."
Family Of Inmate Accused Of Killing Cellmate Questions JailThe brother of a Fort Worth man accused of killing an inmate in a jail cell says his brother shouldn't have been housed with another person because he's diagnosed with schizophrenia and has hallucinations.
Inmate In Texas Accused Of Molestation Dies After AttackAuthorities say a North Texas man charged with molesting children attending parties at a miniature-train complex he built in his yard has died after he was attacked while in custody.
Former Teacher Arrested In Connection To Sexual Assault Of Child 20 Years AgoU.S. Marshals arrested a former teacher in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a child that happened 20 years ago. 
No Sanctuary For Pedophile Priests: Diocese To Release Names Of Accused ClergyBishop Edward J. Burns said the Catholic Diocese of Dallas will release the names of all clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors in his diocese dating back to 1950.
Texas Supreme Court To Hear Sex Offender Law ChallengeThe Texas Supreme Court will consider a challenge to the state's retroactive sex offender laws that some say unfairly stack new punishments on those convicted in plea deals.
Illegal Immigrant, Rapist Who Kidnapped 6-Year-Old Given 4 Life SentencesAn illegal immigrant convicted of kidnapping and raping a 6-year-old girl was given four life sentences for the heinous crime. 
Cardinal Meeting With Pope Accused Of Ignoring AbuseManuel LaRosa-Lopez, 60, is accused of fondling both people when they were teenagers and he was a priest at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper To Be Released From PrisonA woman convicted of helping a former street preacher kidnap Elizabeth Smart in 2002 will be freed from prison more than five years earlier than expected, a surprise decision that Smart called "incomprehensible".
Trainer Who Worked With Nassar Arrested At Texas AirportAuthorities in Texas have arrested a former sports medicine trainer charged in connection to Larry Nassar.
Pope Addresses Sex Abuse: "We Showed No Care For The Little Ones"Pope Francis issued a letter to Catholics around the world Monday condemning the crime of priestly sexual abuse and its cover-up.
Ex-Dallas Bishop Whose Tenure Marred By Scandal Dies At 87The Catholic Diocese of Dallas says that the Most Rev. Charles Grahmann, whose 17-year tenure as bishop of the diocese was marred by one of the first church sex abuse scandals.