| Feb 19, 2010
Louisiana must put both fathers' names on the birth certificate of a boy adopted by a same-sex couple, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
A three-judge panel unanimously upheld a district judge's ruling, ordering the state registrar to...
| Mar 10, 2010
| 1:04 PM
Prosecutors say a woman promised her unborn baby to multiple couples, and took money from all of them.
Four different adoption agencies representing four different couples all thought they were paying to support a mother in return for her child. In fact,...
| Jun 14, 2010
| 10:01 AM
A York County couple accused of beating their adopted son to death appeared in court Monday morning.
Michael and Nanette Craver pleaded not guilty to charges they killed their 7-year-old adopted son from Russia.
Nathaniel Craver died last August of...
| Apr 27, 2010
| 1:52 PM
With close to 4,500 children in foster care in the National Capital Region, and only 2,100 foster parents able to care for them, "Kids Need Families Like Yours- Now More than Ever!" Join our community of...
| Apr 21, 2010
| 8:12 PM
Among the millions of stranded travelers from the volcanic ash from Iceland is the Blecourt family of Holland, who have been trying to bring back their newly adopted son from the Ukraine.
The de Blecourt family is in the final process of the...
| Apr 15, 2010
A spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry says all adoptions by Americans of Russian children have been suspended.
Andrei Nesterenko said at a televised briefing Thursday that the freeze will be in effect until the two countries reach an agreement...
| Apr 12, 2010
| 12:40 PM
The Russian government has halted all United States adoptions after an incident involving a little boy. Tori Hansen, a Tennessee nurse, adopted a 7-year-old Russian child in September.
Then 7 months later she decided she no longer wanted him....
| Apr 11, 2010
Logistical challenges and potentially bitter disputes lie ahead as passionate advocates of adoption press for changes that might enable thousands of Haitian children affected by the earthquake to be placed in U.S. homes.
A prominent leader of the...
| Apr 9, 2010
A top Russian official demanded that all child adoptions by U.S. families be frozen Friday after a woman from Tennessee shipped her 7-year-old adopted Russian grandson on a one-way flight back to Moscow all alone.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov...
| Apr 9, 2010
| 10:17 AM
In March of this year, prosecutors in Pennsylvania met with a Russian diplomats to discuss how to handle the case of a couple accused of killing their 7-year-old adopted Russian son at their home near the town of Dillsburg. Russia wants to freeze...
| Dec 31, 2009
No one has seen him in more than a decade, but it's only been a year since authorities have known about the disappearance of Adam Herrman.
Herrman was eleven years old when he was last seen in 1999. Last December, his sister contacted SRS concerned that...