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

She’s been bounced through more than a dozen foster homes. And she’s just 6

By , Globe Staff

As years of vacillation by the Department of Children and Families went by on whether to reunite Marie with her mother or free her up for adoption, the girl devolved from a happy-go-lucky toddler to an out-of-control child seething with anger and grief.

Marijuana brownies, gummies, and chocolates ending up in toddlers’ hands

By , Globe Staff

Since the first recreational marijuana shops opened last November, the number of calls to the state’s poison control center about children 5 and younger ingesting marijuana has nearly tripled.

What’s cooking at summer camp? A new generation of foodies

By , Globe Staff

Summer camps are creating special culinary arts sessions that teach kids something not offered in many schools anymore: cooking.

Lawmakers seek to bolster child health services

By and , Globe Staff

The legislation would require health insurance companies to maintain accurate lists of all the providers in their networks, and to update their online directories at least monthly.