Mass. Child Abuse Increased Over 30 Percent In 5 Years, Report SaysMassachusetts and several other states have seen at least a 30 percent increase in child abuse over the past five years, according to new federal data.
Child Protection Agency Examines Case Of Dead NH ToddlerThe head of New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services says the agency is examining what it could have done better before the death of a Manchester toddler.
Bean Sprout Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Four N.H. ResidentsNew Hampshire health officials say four residents have been affected by a Salmonella outbreak in the Northeast linked to bean sprouts from a Brooklyn, New York, company.
Federal Officials: No Need For Mass. To House Unaccompanied Immigrant Kids Federal officials told Gov. Deval Patrick that due to fewer unaccompanied children apprehended at the border, they no longer are seeking facilities for temporary shelters.
Suspect In NH Hepatitis C Outbreak Wrote Suicide Note Before ArrestMassachusetts police say a medical technician accused of causing a hepatitis C outbreak in New Hampshire was found intoxicated in a hotel room along with a suicide note the week before his arrest.
NH Reports New Hepatitis Cases In Exeter Hospital OutbreakNew Hampshire health officials say four more cases of hepatitis involving patients at Exeter Hospital have been identified in addition to10 others spotted earlier.