Articles tagged with: foster children

02 May 2014

Oregon DHS taking steps to reduce foster home placements

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- There are currently about 250 kids in Klamath County living in foster homes. A new approach is being taken to reduce that number. Jeremy Player of the Oregon Department of Hum ...

25 April 2014

Oregon Supreme Court says state can vaccinate foster kids

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Regional

Ashland, Ore. -- A ruling by Oregon's Supreme Court says any of the 8,500 children and youth in foster care can be vaccinated regardless of their choice or their biological parents religious beliefs ...

10 April 2014

Medford foster parent arrested for child sexual abuse

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A Medford man is in the Jackson County Jail as of Thursday accused of sexually abusing foster kids in his care. Police say 77 year-old James Eldon Mobley sexually assaulted at least ...

29 March 2014

11 year-old donates birthday gifts

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- 11 year-old Hannah Sterling said she was inspired to donate her birthday gifts to foster children this year because one of her cousins was a foster child. She had a fun time celebrat ...