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UPDATE: Missing Teen Believed To Be In Danger Found Safe

5/19 UPDATE: Payton has been found safe. UPDATE: Payton is suspected to be in the company of…

Missing Teens Found Safe

ALBANY, Ore. – Two teenage boys reported missing in Albany, and thought to be in danger, have…

Judge Blocks Sending Oregon Children To Foster Care Facility In Idaho

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Lane County judge has blocked Oregon child welfare officials from sending a…

Lawsuit Alleges Neglect, Abuse Of Child In Foster System

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A lawsuit filed against Oregon’s foster system alleges a 15-year-old foster child saw…

State Attorneys Seek Dismissal of Foster Care Lawsuit

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – State attorneys are seeking to dismiss a sweeping federal lawsuit targeting Oregon’s troubled…

Oregon’s Child Welfare Director Leaves Post Abruptly

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A spokesman for the Department of Human Services has confirmed that Oregon’s child…

Report: Oregon Foster Care System Needs “Extensive Work”

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The secretary of state’s office says “extensive work” is needed to improve child…

Lawsuit Claims State Moved Abuser Into Foster Home With 2 Girls

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A lawsuit says Oregon child welfare officials ignored years of warnings when they…

Governor Creates Advisory Board to Tackle Foster Care Crisis

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has created an advisory committee tasked with drafting solutions…

Portland Woman Guilty of Stealing From Foster Care Agency

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A federal jury has found a Portland woman guilty of stealing nearly $1…



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