Robin Barton and Marcos Meza had a family reunion Sunday -- even though they'd never met. (credit: CBS)

Local Man Meets The Biological Son Left Near A Dumpster 25 Years Ago For First Time Sunday

The two men posing in the middle of the extended family photo are biologically close but had never met.


(credit: Jasmine Viel/CBS)

Rescued Dog Adopted By Woman Who Reported Him In LA River

A dog rescued from the Los Angeles River during a quick-moving storm last week was adopted Thursday.


(credit: Riverside County Department of Animal Services)

Temecula Family Adopts Chihuahua Mix Rescued From Dumpster

A 3-year-old Chihuahua mix that was rescued from a dumpster in the city of Jurupa Valley has been recently adopted.

CBS Los Angeles–10/16/2014

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Southland Couple Sentenced To 3 Years In Qatar Jail For Allegedly Starving Daughter To Death, Profess Innocence

Prosecutors claim Matthew and Grace Huang, from San Gabriel, intended to sell the organs of their eight-year-old adopted daughter, Gloria, following her sudden death last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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Mother, Daughter Reunited 40 Years After Kidnapping

A woman who was kidnapped on two separate occasions has been reunited with her biological mother, more than 40 years after her birth.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

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3 More Abandoned Terriers Are Available For Adoption

Three of seven terriers found abandoned on Imperial Highway two weeks ago are now available for adoption at the spcaLA’s Hawthorne office, it was announced Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2011

(Broward Sheriff's Office)

Ex-OC Man Convicted In Rape Of ‘Adopted’ Vietnamese Daughter

George England faces up to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting three girls in 1977 before fleeing with the then-10-year-old girl.


(credit: AP)

Postwar Adoptee Spends Final Days Helping Orphans

Sam Han has one last mission before he succumbs to cancer — help overseas orphans get a fair shake in life.