Keller @ Large: Can DCF Be Fixed?State Auditor Suzanne Bump weighs in on the chronic problems of the troubled agency.
Auburn Toddler In Foster Care Died Of Heat Stroke, DCF Report SaysA report says the agency failed to appropriately assess the abilities of the foster mother.
Baker Announces DCF Reforms, Independent Review Of Baby Bella CaseNew policies and procedures are coming to the embattled agency.
Massachusetts Governor: New Protocols Needed To Protect KidsGov. Baker said the state must update the way it handles investigations into allegations of abuse or neglect of children if it hopes to avoid more cases like the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond.
Report: Overwhelming Caseload, Ineffective Management Plagues DCFOverwhelming caseload and ineffective management of Massachusetts' child welfare agency has set up social workers to fail, according to a critical new review.
Report: DCF Failed To Save Hardwick Boy Now In ComaA new report says a Massachusetts agency failed to protect a 7-year-old boy who police say was beaten and starved by his father and who is now in a coma.
Mom Of Girl Who Died In Auburn Foster Care Dies Of Suspected OverdoseThe mother of a 2-year-old girl who died in foster care last month has died of a suspected drug overdose.
Funeral Held For Auburn Toddler Who Died In Foster CareAvalena Conway-Coxon was laid to rest during a funeral service in Marlboro.
Questions Remain After Child Dies At Auburn Foster HomeThere is still mystery surrounding the death of two-year-old Avalena Conway Coxon.
Vigil Held For Toddler Who Died In Auburn Foster HomeFamily members of foster parent Kim Malpass insist that she’s a good mother.
Hardwick Man Charged With Beating, Starving Son Held On High BailA Hardwick man has been ordered held on $200,000 cash bail on charges that he beat and starved his 7-year-old son into a coma.
More Evidence Removed From Auburn Foster Home Where Girl DiedInvestigators spent hours Wednesday at an Auburn foster home, where one child in foster care died and another was critically injured over the weekend.