child death

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Dallas Police Say 2-Month-Old Baby Killed By Family’s Pit Bull

Dallas police say a 2-month-old boy has died after being attacked by his family’s pet pit bull at their home.

04/20/2015

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Texas In 2013 Had 156 Child Abuse Deaths

A state agency reports Texas had 156 child deaths from abuse and neglect during fiscal 2013.

02/12/2014

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Texas Agency Admits Errors In Child’s Death

The state’s child protection agency says it missed warning signs that a 1-year-old who died after being beaten was in a dangerous environment.

01/08/2014

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Woman Gets 15 Years After Beating Daughter To Death For Fussing Over Bedtime

A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of her daughter when the toddler fussed at going to sleep.

08/06/2013