Texas Lawmakers Consider Extending Statute Of Limitations On Child Sex Abuse CasesHouse Bill 3809 would extend the civil statute of limitations from 15 to 30 years for survivors of sex abuse by priests to file claims.
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.
Dallas Diocese 'Grateful' For Pope Francis' New Vatican Laws On Reporting Sexual Abuse, Cover-UpsPope Francis laid out new Vatican laws on Thursday about how Catholic clergy around the world should report allegations of sexual abuse and cover-ups within the church.
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.
Music Instructor Who Taught For 20 Years Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse Reid Rogers worked at Sounds Good School of Music as a guitar instructor for the last two decades.
Man Wanted For Multiple Counts Of Sex Trafficking Arrested In Fort WorthA man wanted out of Memphis for multiple counts of sex trafficking was located and arrested Wednesday night in Fort Worth.
Jesuit Dallas Sued Over Alleged Child Sexual Abuse By Former PriestThe lawsuit claims the defendant, an unidentified child at the time, was sexually abused by former priest Donald Dickerson, who is now deceased.
Catholic Leaders In Texas Name 286 Accused Of Abusing MinorsCatholic leaders in Texas have identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, a number that represents one of the largest collection of names to be released since an explosive grand jury report last year in Pennsylvania.
Child Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Abuse, Kindergarten Teacher Arrested That DayA Fort Worth ISD elementary teacher was arrested after a 12-year-old girl accused him of having sexual contact with her.
Texas Bishop Tweets Call For Gov. Cuomo's ExcommunicationA Texas bishop wants New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo excommunicated from the Catholic church.
Report: Boy Scouts Of America Considering BankruptcyThe Irving-based Boy Scouts of America is considering bankruptcy as sexual abuse lawsuits pile up, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Hundreds Of Sexual Abuse Cases Reported At Children's Camps Across U.S.CBS News has identified hundreds of reports of sexual abuse that occurred at children's camps in Texas and across the United States.
Jesuit Dallas Reveals Names Of 11 Former Priests Credibly Accused Of Molesting ChildrenFour of the priests are accused of abusing underaged children while working at Jesuit Dallas, but the school refused to say how many victims they think were abused.
North Texas Church Sued Over Alleged Sexual AbuseA mother is suing Trinity Life Baptist Church in Garland for $1 million, claiming her son was sexually abused and blames the church for not doing enough to prevent it.
Pope Accepts Washington Cardinal's Resignation Amid ScandalPope Francis accepted the resignation Friday of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl after he became entangled in two major sexual abuse and cover-up scandals and lost the support of many in his flock.