adoption

Twins reunite after watching film 'Three Identical Strangers'

When Michele Mordkoff and Allison Kanter were 5 months old, they were each adopted by loving families in the New York City area, two days apart. The infants, of course, didn't know it -- and their families weren't informed -- but the girls were twins. It was mid-October 1964, and the two wouldn't see each other again for more than 50 years.

LGBT groups call Oklahoma adoption law discriminatory

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday signed a law that says no child-placement agency will be required to put children up for adoption or in foster care in situations that "violate the agency's written religious or moral convictions or policies."

Celebrities who have adopted

We often hear the names Angelina Jolie and Madonna when it comes to celebrity adoptions, but many other stars have adopted children, too.

Dozens of doomed dogs get new life in Madison

Tracy's Dogs rescue saves 70 dogs from Texas kill shelters

A couple says they survived cancer to help rescue a pair of dogs from a kill shelter. Tracy's Dogs, a national animal rescue organization, is helping save dogs that would otherwise be euthanized.

Horses from animal abuse case up for adoption

Lafayette Co. man faces multiple counts of animal neglect charges

One horse has died and 13 others are up for adoption after being seized from a property in the town of Wiota in February, according to a release from the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office.

486 animals find homes during free adoption event

5 organizations across area participated in Maddie's Pet Adoption Days over weekend

Thanks to a nationwide event, 486 animals were adopted from five organizations across the area over the weekend, according to a release.