In the Willamette Valley, Lane County's criminal justice system is changing. Years of underfunding and jail crowding at the county level have left cities housing and incarcerating more inmates. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.
Lisa Kirkman lives with her seven-year-old daughter in Calgary, Canada. But her twelve-year-old son has been in a series of Oregon foster homes. Her case has gotten a lot of attention in Canada. As Amelia Templeton of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports, the story is extremely complex. It shows how hard it is to figure out what's in a child's best interest across an international border.