Child Abuse

News & Politics |
November 10, 2013

Foster Mother Whose Children Testified in the “Mineola Swingers Club” Case Now Accused of Abuse

Eight years ago Margie Cantrell pushed law enforcement to investigate allegations of abuse by a group of adults in Mineola. Seven people were convicted of child sexual abuse, and the scandal rocked East Texas. Now, two of those same children are alleging Cantrell physically abused them.

News & Politics |
July 31, 1988

Full of Woe

You see them on TV, adorable youngsters asking to be adopted. But the dreadful odyssey of the Wednesday’s Child rarely has a made-for-television happy ending.