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    OK Gov. questioned repercussions in Veronica custody dispute

    Email correspondence shows that Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin sought to speak with advisers about repercussions with the Cherokee Nation as she considered intervening in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee girl. More>>

    Birth mother's lawsuit against US, Cherokee Nation dismissed


    A lawsuit that targeted the U.S. government and Attorney General Eric Holder over the handling of Indian children caught up in custody battles has been dismissed.  More>>

    Native American groups ask for child welfare probe

    Native American organizations are asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the treatment of American Indian and Alaska Native children in the private adoption and public child welfare systems. More>>

    Contempt charges dropped for Dusten Brown Video included


    A Charleston judge has dropped the contempt charges against Dusten Brown, the father of a 4-year-old Indian girl caught up in a custody battle.

    Cherokee Nation passes child-placement law


    The Cherokee Nation has passed a new law giving added protection to biological parents in adoptive and foster care cases. More>>

    Tribe to argue sovereignty in legal-fee demand


    Officials say the Cherokee Nation will argue that tribal sovereignty makes it immune from a request for $1 million in legal fees in a custody battle over a 4-year-old girl. More>>

    Capobiancos' attorneys file $1 million suit against Cherokee Nation


    It's been about two months since Matt and Melanie took custody of their adopted daughter, and now their attorneys have filed a $1 million dollar lawsuit seeking legal fees from Dusten Brown and the Cherokee Nation. More>>

    Capobiancos discuss custody battle, return to James Island on Dr. Phil


    The adoptive couple at the center of a years-long custody battle will talk about winning that fight on an episode of Dr. Phil Tuesday. More>>

    Veronica's biological father honored in Tulsa


    The National Congress of American Indians is honoring the biological father of a Cherokee girl at the center of a lengthy custody dispute. More>>

    Sobbing Brown: 'You will always be my little girl' Video included


    In a tearful press conference Thursday morning, Dusten Brown and officials from the Cherokee Nation said they were dropping all legal efforts to regain custody of Veronica. More>>

    Gov. Haley drops extradition for Veronica's biological dad


    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is dropping her request to extradite the biological father of a Cherokee girl who was at the center of a bitter custody dispute. He could still face a charge of custodial interference. More>>

    Attorneys respond to lawsuit claims in Veronica case


    The war of words rages on between the adoptive couple of a 4-year-old girl caught up in a years long custody battle and her biological father. More>>

    CCSO: Latest trip for Veronica case cost $4,600


    A pair of Charleston County deputies and a State Law Enforcement Division agent have incurred another $4,600 in costs related to traveling to Oklahoma for the Veronica custody battle. More>>

    Dusten Brown speaks for 1st time since handover of Veronica Video included


    For the first time since giving his biological daughter back to her adoptive parents, Dusten Brown issued a simple and direct statement to 4-year-old Veronica: "We cannot wait until we see you again." More>>

    Veronica, Capobiancos embark on a journey home Video included


    Somewhere between the wide open spaces of eastern Oklahoma and the humid and marshy South Carolina Lowcountry, an SUV meanders over highways and back roads. Inside is buckled a family reunited and on the final leg of a personal journey made public over the last four years. More>>

    Sheriff: No timeline on arrival of Capobiancos, Veronica in Lowcountry Video included


    Cherokee Nation officials said Monday night that Dusten Brown has peacefully surrendered his 4-year-old biological daughter to her adoptive parents, Matt and Melanie Capobianco. More>>

    No settlement reached in Cherokee girl case


    The adoptive parents and biological father of a 4-year-old Cherokee girl have failed to reach a custody agreement after a week of negotiations in Oklahoma. More>>

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