Posted on · A federal judge in Chicago on Thursday ordered the immediate release from detention of a 9-year-old Brazilian boy who was separated from his mother at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Posted on · Galveston police chief Vernon Hale announced Wednesday that the child's mother, Rebecca Rivera, and her girlfriend Dania Amezquita-Gomez, had been arrested and charged with fabricating or tampering with physical evidence
Posted on · Since the White House announced its zero tolerance policy in early May, more than 2,300 children have been taken from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border
Posted on · Under the legislation, children would be held in the same place as their parents if the parents are detained. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says he'd back a compromise bill.
Posted on · Police say an argument between two groups at the complex escalated to a shootout
Posted on · Former Schlitterbahn water park employee charged with manslaughter in water slide death of 10-year-old boy
Posted on · A review of child deaths after fatal car crashes found wide variations by state and region, and suggests state authorities could radically decrease child deaths by changing traffic safety laws.
Posted on · A 3-year-old boy has died after he was found in a hot car outside his family's home in northern Houston.
Posted on · When most of us think about our lives and times here in Houston, we're thinking about working or going to school during the day, then caring for, shuttling around, or – ideally –simply spending time with loved ones while we decompress in the evening. Then, we typically sleep through the night before we do it […]
Posted on · April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. We discuss the latest efforts to raise awareness of — and prevent — child abuse in Greater Houston. We hear from Trish King, executive director of ChildBuilders and Jessica Middleton, a sexual abuse survivor, who speaks about her personal experiences and how ChildBuilders is helping ensure children do […]
Posted on · Each Tuesday of this month, leading up to Earth Day, Houston Matters is exploring efforts here in Greater Houston to pursue alternative, renewable forms of energy, Today on Houston Matters we talk about developments in wind energy. Itâs something some heavy hitters in the oil and gas industry have pursued over the years. (Perhaps most […]
Posted on · We’ve all gotten those alerts on our smartphones or seen them on the electronic freeway signs: An AMBER alert for a missing child. But how does the system work? How effective is it? We find out how AMBER alerts are managed in Houston by the non-profit Texas Center for the Missing.