Interest In Foster Care Rises As Fewer Kids Enter The SystemOn average, 10,000 children are in foster care in Minnesota and 900 children are waiting for permanent homes, according to a specialist.
Federal Appeals Court Takes Another Look At Native American Adoption LawA 1978 law giving preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings involving American Indian children was getting a second look Wednesday from a federal appeals court in New Orleans.
DNA Test Leads To Sisters Being Reunited After Decades Of SeparationA DNA test led to a life-changing reunion for two women in the Twin Cities.
32 Cats Rescued From Hoarding Conditions AdoptedAfter 115 cats were rescued from hoarding conditions in rural Todd County last week, the Animal Humane Society says 32 of them have been adopted.
Mpls. Woman Shares Her DNA-Test Inspired Adoption JourneyA Minneapolis woman is sharing the journey she began at age 50, after taking a home DNA test.
Eden Prairie Couple Raises Adoption Funds Through Bake Salehere's an old saying: "It takes a village to raise a child." Saturday, a Twin Cities couple found the village helping them adopt one.
Mother In Middle Of HIV Medication Fight DiesThe story garnered worldwide attention, a young Minnesota mother's fight to get her son with HIV back.
Pet Guest Of The Week: MillieWe like to end each week by meeting a pet in need of a great home. Jena Wasche from Minneapolis Animal Care and Control brought the lovely Millie to the WCCO studios Friday afternoon.
Pet Guest Of The Week: JillWe like to end each week by meeting a pet in need of a great home. Zach Nugent from the Golden Valley Animal Humane Society brought the lovable Jill to the WCCO studios Friday afternoon.
Pet Guest Of The Week: Princess NicciWe like to end each week by meeting a pet in need of a great home. Cathy Johnson from the Northwoods Humane Society brought the super lovable Princess Nicci to the WCCO studios Friday afternoon.
Couples Struggling To Conceive Turn To CrowdfundingIt's a difficult situation many families find themselves in: One in every 10 couples has trouble conceiving a child.
Meet Hazel – This Week's Pet Guest!Hazel stopped by WCCO Studios Friday for her live television debut! The Chihuahua-mix was found abandoned with her brother in a foreclosed home. Cathy Johnson from Northwoods Humane Society says animal control found them both and brought them to the shelter last week.
Pet Guest Of The Week: Mrs. BeasleyEvery Friday on WCCO 4 News at Noon, we feature a pet in need of a permanent home. This week, the Northwoods Humane Society brought in 7-year-old Mrs. Beasley. She is a Chihuahua mix dog that was found as a stray up north before being brought to NHS.
Minn. Couple Challenges Native American Adoption LawNative American parents John and Jane Doe -- as their lawyer calls them -- want a better life for their child. Attorney Mark Fiddler says the child is already living with the soon-to-be adoptive white parents, but the adoption is no guarantee.
Pet Guest Of The Week: DellaWe like to end each week meeting a pet in need of a great home. This week, Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society stopped by WCCO studios with Delta, a 1-year-old terrier mix.