Child Protective Services
A South Austin woman says she was “humiliated” and wrongfully accused of child endangerment by Child Protective Services, after she let her children play just a short distance from her home. She also accuses CPS of initiating a sexually suggestive line of questioning with her kids.
Child-welfare officials say a Houston mother kept her 9-year-old daughter’s body in a refrigerator for six months after her death.
A babysitter dropped off a baby girl at a fire station because the child’s mother never came back to get her.
East Texas authorities are trying to determine how a 2-year-old girl drank so much liquor that her blood alcohol content reached 0.18 percent.
Houston Police are being accused of racial profiling after handcuffing and bringing a girl to Child Protective Services who was with her two dance partners — assuming she was a runaway.
Police are investigating the death of a Pasadena baby; the infant was reportedly burned with hot water.
Child welfare officials in Texas say a Houston boy found in March after being kidnapped as an infant eight years ago is still not ready to meet his parents.
A Dallas woman is in custody after police found her 1-year-old child injured by a knife.
Texas authorities said Tuesday they removed 11 children from a crowded home where a registered sex offender lives after they found eight confined in a small, dark bedroom with restraints tying some to their beds.
Physical abuse or obvious neglect aren’t the only signs of poor parenting. Texas law considers obesity as a form of neglect.