Kay Lazar

Kay Lazar is a member of the Globe’s team of strike force reporters who investigate people and events in the news to uncover the full story and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

Latest stories

Parents, doctors, and students urge tighter food allergy safety laws in Mass. schools

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One proposal would require schools to stock epinephrine and create comprehensive plans to train staff how to deal with severe allergic reactions.

Baker administration pledges major reforms for troubled foster care system

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The promised reforms are slated to roll out over the next year.

Baby sitter convicted of second-degree murder in shaken baby case

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Pallavi Macharla, a 44-year-old mother of two who was accused in the 2014 death of a Burlington infant she was baby-sitting, was convicted Monday.

Technology overhaul aims to improve state’s beleaguered foster care system

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Foster parents and social workers welcome the upgrades, but say they don’t go far enough.