Cardinal George Pell is heading back to his home country of Australia to face multiple sexual assault charges from multiple accusers. Officials are not releasing details of the charges, nor the accusers — including their ages — but Pell has denied the complaints, calling them part of a "relentless character assassination."

In the two years since Bella Bond’s body was discovered washed up on a Boston Harbor beach, there’s been a sharp uptick in the number of Massachusetts kids in foster care. And while there’s broad agreement that safety must be the priority, some child welfare advocates say foster care is not always the best solution.

Fourth of July is less than a week away and what better way to help celebrate than with family, friends and food. Sure, there's the classic burger and potato salad, but how many thousands of hot dogs can you consume?

Jim’s thoughts on why the term "selectmen" just doesn't cut it anymore.