DCF

Jack Loiselle (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Caseload Continues To Increase For DCF Workers

The Department of Children and Families was involved with the boy who was allegedly starved by his father.

07/23/2015

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Survey: DCF Workers Overworked, Burned Out

A new report say workers for the state’s child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions.

04/01/2015

Erin Deveney. (WBZ-TV)

Former Interim DCF Head Named Registrar Of Motor Vehicles

Erin Deveney was named to the post Tuesday by state Transportation Department Secretary Stephanie Pollack.

03/10/2015

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Police: Springfield Girl Dies During Head Lice Treatment

Massachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag.

02/05/2015

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Baker Names Spears To Head Child Welfare Agency

A child welfare specialist who led an outside examination of the embattled state Department of Children and Families has been named by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker to lead the agency.

01/05/2015

Martha Coakley (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Coakley Lashes Out Over New Attack Ad

Attorney General Martha Coakley is furious about the attack ad accusing her of enabling DCF incompetence.

10/02/2014

Inspectional services ruled the home uninhabitable. (Photo by Ken MacLeod - WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Police Visited Blackstone Home 29 Times Before Gruesome Discovery

Documents show a number of police calls to 23 St. Paul Street since 2000 where four children were found living in filth and neglect with the remains of three infants.

09/15/2014

Lou Pelletier carries his daughter Justina into their Connecticut home after she was released into her parents' custody June 18. (WBZ-TV)

Justina Pelletier Released Into Custody Of Her Parents In Connecticut

The Connecticut teenager was at the center of a custody battle with Massachusetts officials over conflicting medical diagnoses.

06/18/2014

School bus (File image)

Centerville Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Bullying Autistic Child

A Centerville Elementary School teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of bullying a special needs student.

06/17/2014

Justina Pelletier (Facebook)

Video Shows Conn. Teen Begging Mass. Judge To Let Her Go Home

The family of a Connecticut teenager at the center of a custody dispute with the state of Massachusetts has posted a video showing the teen pleading for the judge to let her go home.

06/10/2014

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