The Texas Medical Board has suspended the license of the chief child psychiatrist of a state-run treatment center for the mentally ill after the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services accused him of sexually assaulting teen boys in his care over the last 20 years. According to the board ... More >>
Photo courtesy Diocese of Corpus ChristiBishop CarmodyA Corpus Christi man is suing the Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi for sexual abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest who died in 2008.Identified only as "John Doe," the plaintiff says Thomas Meaney began abusing him in 1971, when ... More >>
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