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Cherokee girl transferred to adoptive parents

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The South Carolina couple who adopted a Cherokee girl at the center of a yearslong custody dispute came to Oklahoma last month vowing not to leave without the child.

On Monday night, Matt and Melanie Capobianco took custody of 4-year-old Veronica, hours after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that it didn’t have jurisdiction over a case that had already gone all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and had raised questions about jurisdictions, tribal sovereignty and a federal law mean to keep Native American tribes together.

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