The investigation by the Child Welfare League of America will be conducted over the next few months.
A Connecticut man who has led searches for his missing 5-year-old son in Massachusetts has been charged with selling heroin.
A third employee of the state Department of Children and Families has been fired after the investigation into the case involving Jeremiah Oliver.
Despite receiving help from a Navy Reserve member who has search and rescue experience, an effort to find missing 5-year-old Jeremiah Oliver on Saturday was fruitless.
On wooded hillsides and city streets, searchers looked Saturday for any sign of a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who has been missing for more than three months.
Jose Oliver says he will do whatever it takes to find his son Jeremiah who has been missing since September.
Gov. Deval Patrick said he’s asked “some very specific questions” of Department of Children and Families Commissioner Olga Roche about the case of a missing 5-year-old Fitchburg boy.
Multiple police departments joined in a chase for a carjacker early Sunday morning.
A 10-year-old boy suffered critical injuries when he was hit by a freight train on Friday in Fitchburg, Transit police said.
A city man was shot and killed early Saturday morning at Forest and Charles streets, according to a prepared statement from Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr.