Dear Deion: There was a time when your Prime Time swagger was endearing. Back when you were still effortlessly shutting down opposing receivers as a Hall of Fame defensive back, your brash self-confidence, unfiltered by any hint of superego, played as charming. You've also proven yourself a passable ... More >>
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Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger
It would be no surprise if you have yet to read this, since for some reason The Dallas Morning News is ignoring it, but it now appears the phone call that sparked the raid on the polygamist compound in Eldorado may have been a hoax. As ABC News reported yesterday on its Web site, the phone call may ... More >>
The Yearning for Zion Ranch just outside Eldorado In San Angelo this morning, under cloudy skies, dozens of polygamist parents are filing into court to argue for custody of their children. At the center of the storm is 51st District Judge Barbara Walther, who is presiding over the largest child cust ... More >>
Many of our readers were as surprised as I was to find out about the Indian Child Welfare Act, a federal law that dictates unwanted or orphaned Native American babies be placed in other Native American families, foster homes or orphanages before they're placed with a non-Indian family. I became awar ... More >>
Eight years ago, Kim Sullivan turned to the state for help collecting overdue child support. She's still waiting.
In the he-said, she-said world of child visitation disputes, dads like Doug Watkins say fathers have no rights
Haifa Bale has spent three years trying to get her daughter back from an abusive ex-husband. Not even the Queen of Jordan can make it happen.
A father robbed of his sons is caught between a cult and fear of another Waco
Should a 6-year-old decide his own fate? Lisa Singh, kidnapped by her father at age 6 and taken from America to a small village in India, says yes.
A mother who hasn't seen her children for five years gets no help from a Denton County court
She said it was abuse. He said it was manipulation. By the time a Denton court got through with this messy custody battle, a good mother would lose her kids forever.
Charged with assault for spanking an 11-year-old boy, a volunteer tutor defends old-fashioned discipline
A snitch fingers Colin Ridgway's widow in her husband's murder
When Ron Carpenter's nanny got busted, his 3-year-old daughter did the time
How a determined father found his abducted daughter
A single Dallas businesswoman stumbles into parenthood