Assistant Metro Editor

Mike Bello

Bello has been deputy city editor on the Metro desk for more than six years. He oversees coverage of crime, spot news, and the courts. He was a city editor at the Boston Herald for 18 years and has been covering news in the Boston area since 1973.

Latest stories

Tewksbury man arraigned on civil rights charges for November assault

By Aneri Pattani , Globe Correspondent

The suspect was charged with violating the victim’s civil rights in an assault that allegedly began with ethnic slurs.

Regulators say several critical fish species have rebounded

By Patrick Whittle , Associated Press

Several fish stocks from Maine to Florida are rebounding and are no longer subject to overfishing, federal regulators said.

Woman struck by freight train near Norwood station

By Globe Staff ,

The woman was on the the track at 10:51 a.m. when she was hit by a southbound train, an official said.

2 women found dead of possible heroin overdoses in Lowell

By Michael Bello , Globe Staff

The victims were discovered unresponsive and not breathing at 183 Gorham St., about 6:40 p.m.

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Gifts can aid dad’s ‘ray of hope’

By Christopher Tangney , Globe Correspondent

Mom asks holiday help for disabled son

By Christopher Tangney , Globe Correspondent

Teenager seeks help for two siblings

By Christopher Tangney , Globe Correspondent

Father who had debilitating stroke seeks help with presents

By Christopher Tangney , Globe correspondent

Grandmother hopes for happy Christmas

By Christopher Tangney , Globe Correspondent