Dallas Parents Charged After 3-Week-Old Baby Found Dead Inside CoolerPolice discovered the body of a newborn inside a cooler at a Dallas motel, now the baby's parents are facing charges.
Advocacy Groups Look At Overhaul Of State Foster Care ProgramThe latest overhaul of the broken Texas foster care system is getting guarded endorsement from child advocacy groups in the state.
Texas GOP Leaders Okay Hiring Hundreds Of Child Welfare WorkersTop Republican leaders have given preliminary approval to a dramatic overhaul of the Texas welfare system that protects abused and neglected children by hiring more than 800 state workers.
Lawmakers Recommend $75M For Protecting Texas ChildrenSome Texas legislators have endorsed spending about $75 million for emergency salary increases and hiring more staff to protect at-risk Texas children.
Texas Child Agency Workers Visit Hundreds Of At-Risk YouthsTexas Department of Public Safety special agents have helped Child Protective Services workers check on hundreds of at-risk youths in a review demanded by legislators.
State Leaders Call For A New Plan To Fix Child Protective ServicesWith nearly 1,000 at-risk kids being left unchecked for months, leaders are now calling for a new plan to fix Texas Child Protective Services.
Texas State Senate Focused On CPS & Foster Care IssuesChild abuse, neglect and a broken foster care system were all the focus in the Texas State Senate today. Texas CPS Commissioner John Specia explained that he has been trying to fix the system since taking over in 2012.
CPS Finds Children In Backyard Shed, Father Says They're Struggling Officials with Child Protective Services say the department is investigating after an employee found a teenager and two younger children living in a shed without water and edible food.
CPS Case Workers Fired After Beating Death Of 4-Year-OldFirst a 4-year-old North Texas girl is beaten to death, then her mother and the woman's boyfriend are arrested and charged - now three workers with Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) are no longer on the job.
Child Protective Services Searching For Missing 10-Year-OldOfficials with Texas Child Protective Services are turning to the public for help finding a missing boy. CPS workers say Jayden Malone can't be located.
Detective's Medical Leave Delayed Hurst Child Porn CaseAuthorities were tipped off months ago about a man allegedly conspiring with a teen exploit children, but the investigation was delayed of medical leave.
State Welfare Workers Fired After Child's DeathThree child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field