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April is National Child Abuse Prevention month

The Texas Department of Family and protective services is stepping up prevention efforts through its help for parents Hope for Kids campaign as well as participating in a broad range of community events during the month of April. Child abuse is a big problem in Texas and across the Nation. Child Protective Services completed 166,000 investigations that confirm that over 58,000 children were victims of abuse or neglect in Texas just last year alone. More than 200 children in Texas died to abuse or neglect last year. Learn the signs of abuse and neglect. If you suspect child abuse...

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Police Search for 2 Children After ‘Welfare Concern’

San Benito (KFXV) — Police have issued a ‘welfare concern’ alert involving two minors. They’re now asking the public’s help to locate the children. Authorities are currently looking for Christian Osvaldo Lopez-Hernandez– for the alleged abuse of two minors. Police fear the children might be in danger. The investigation surfaces after a missed appointment with Child Protective Services where 36-year-old, Christian Osvaldo Lopez-Hernandez faces accusations of allegedly abusing 11-year-old Alondra Sanchez-Rosales and her 15-year-old brother, Brandon Rosales-Sanchez. After searching for the family, investigators determined she left her san benito home with only some personal items. Police think the children...

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San Benito Police Searching for Family

San Benito (KFXV) — San Benito police need your help finding two minors and their mother, in a possible abuse case. The children are 11-year-old Alondra Sanchez, and her 15-year-old brother Brandon Sanchez. According to law enforcement, the suspect is the mother’s boyfriend — identified as Cristian Hernandez — who may be driving a white, two-door passenger car with license plates TVF-367. According to authorities, the children and mother were last seen on Thursday, and are believed to be in danger due to an “on going criminal...

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Undocumented Families Lobby Against Anti-Sanctuary City Bill

AUSTIN (KFXV) — Today, children of immigrants stood before the state capitol to urge lawmakers to stop the proposed law SB4 that would put an end to sanctuary cities in the state. This afternoon, undocumented students had the opportunity to give testimony before the legislature. Also present were undocumented transgender people, religious leaders, and families of those affected. If passed, authorities could ask for documentation to prove immigration status of those in the...

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