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Avalena Conway-Coxon. (Family Photo)

Mother Mourns Death Of Child In Foster Care

The 2-year-old died after being found unresponsive in a foster home.

08/16/2015

Two children were found unresponsive in this home in Auburn. (WBZ-TV)

One Child Dead, Another Hospitalized After Both Found Unresponsive In Foster Home

Two children were found unresponsive inside in a home in Auburn on Saturday.

08/15/2015

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Foster Family Says DCF Put Them In Custody Battle For Boy

The couple thought the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families had blessed the youngster’s move south with them.

08/14/2015

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

(Image courtesy: Mass. Dept. of Children and Families)

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

(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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

(Image courtesy: Mass. Dept. of Children and Families)

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

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