A 59-year-old former Central Texas mayor has been sentenced to 60 years in prison after being convicted of continuous sexual abuse of a child.
A Dallas woman who allegedly was distracted by Facebook has been charged after a 3-year-old girl she was supposed to watch drowned in a pool.
A 7-year-old boy and a man have drowned after the child drove an all-terrain vehicle into an East Texas pond and the adult jumped in the water to try to save the youth.
Investigators say an 11-year-old boy has died after being run over by a school bus on its morning route in North Texas.
A couple accused of forcing their 9-year-old child to live at times in a locked wooden box have been extradited back to South Texas after being apprehended in Nevada.
A couple arrested in Nevada has agreed to be extradited back to South Texas on child-abuse charges that allege they forced a 9-year-old to live at times in a locked wooden box.
A toddler died after leaving a Houston day care Tuesday afternoon.
A 26-year-old Houston dad was charged with felony injury to a child after allegedly beating his eight-year-old son because the child placed his slippers on the wrong feet.
Assumption Parish sheriff’s deputies say an 11-year-old boy has been charged with making a false bomb threat to a pharmacy.
A young Texas father who beat to death with his fists a man molesting his 5-year-old daughter will not be charged, authorities said Tuesday as they released a dramatic 911 tape of the dad frantically pleading for help before the hired ranch helper died.