Travis Andersen

Andersen is a breaking news reporter for the Metro section. He previously worked as a freelance writer for and a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of Kenyon College, he also earned a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

Latest stories

Mental exam denied for Mansfield man who allegedly threatened Obama

By , Globe Staff

A federal judge in Boston refused to order a mental health exam for a man who allegedly threatened to kill President Obama.

Sampson lawyers oppose request for judge to step down from trial

By , Globe Staff

Lawyers for admitted killer Gary Lee Sampson opposed a motion for the judge in the death penalty trial to step down.

Sailboat washes ashore in Beverly with body on board

By and Sarah Roberts , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

A sailboat carrying the body of a man who appeared in his 70s drifted onto a popular beach in Beverly on Friday.

Man, 38, dies after being tased during incident at Worcester market

By and Monica Disare , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

A man who police tased on Wednesday after he allegedly smashined items and charged at officers, died Thursday, officials said.