(Fitchburg, MA) — Republicans on Beacon Hill are calling for an independent investigation into the Department of Children and Families. Friday’s letter to the State Auditor and Inspector General from the Republican Caucus comes as volunteers search for the body of five-year-old Jeremiah Oliver. The Fitchburg boy disappeared in September but child protection authorities only found out last week. The family was supposed to be under DCF oversight.
The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from those who call them a license to discriminate is shifting toward Arkansas.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.
Distillers say stiff whiskey laws are stifling the town of Trimble's boozy revival.
With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.