A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit alleging the abuse and neglect of thousands of Massachusetts children in foster care.
After two brain surgeries, 3-year-old James Nicholson has his vision back.
After spending two weeks on the run, a pair of allegedly abusive parents are behind bars and back in their hometown to answer some horrific charges.
Another man has come forward to allege he was sexually abused by a now-dead Boston Red Sox clubhouse manager.
The Archdiocese of Boston announced Sunday that Rev. James E. Gaudreau of St. Joseph’s in Lynn is alleged to have abused a child in 2006.
Senator Katherine Clark has sponsored a bill that would allow the family pet to be protected by restraining orders.
Health officials are warning Massachusetts is facing an “epidemic” of Hepatitis C virus infections among adolescents and young adults, particularly those who are injection drug users.
A watchdog group is pushing Cardinal Sean O’Malley to release a promised list of suspected pedophile priests in Boston, highlighting a church document that indicates the list could include up to 40 names that haven’t been made public.
Three men who once worked as priests in the Boston Archdiocese have been ousted from the priesthood by Pope Benedict XVI after being accused of sex abuse. The Boston Archdiocese announced Friday that Frederick J. Cartier, Louis J. Govoni and Frederick Guthrie had been laicized.
The Boston Archdiocese says a priest accused of sexually abusing a minor in the 1970s has been cleared of wrongdoing and returned to ministry.