child abuse

Data effort aims to help reduce child deaths

Feb 21, 2014
NPR

In the hope of reducing child fatalities in Texas, the department that oversees the state’s Child Protective Services division has ramped up its efforts to conduct predictive data analysis and reduce the turnover of CPS caseworkers, the agency’s commissioner told a state Senate panel Thursday.

An attempt to escape arrest in southern Hunt County ended with a suspect injured and in jail, according to the Hunt County Sheriff’s Department.
Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan was convicted last month in connection with the same incident and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Hunt County Sheriff's Dept.

UPDATE 2:56 p.m. - A jury in the 196th District Court has sentenced Trevor Scott Copeland of Quinlan to 50 years in prison after finding him guilty Wednesday.