Department of Family and Protective Services

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Doctor Warned Child Services About Girl Later Found Dead

CPS in Texas investigating death of Sherin Mathews

(Newser) - Months before 3-year-old Sherin Mathews choked to death in the Dallas suburb of Richardson as her adopted father allegedly forced her to drink milk , a doctor contacted Child Protective Services to report the girl was possibly being abused, reports the Dallas Morning News . Speaking at a Wednesday custody hearing regarding... More »

Polygamist 'Teen' Gives Birth

Sect member has her third child in state custody

(Newser) - Another young woman taken from a Texas polygamist sect has given birth while in state custody. The mom has claimed to be 22 years old, but state officials say she is only 17, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. More »

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