Maria Cramer

Maria Cramer covers the criminal justice system, including federal and state courts. She has worked at the Boston Globe since 2004. Since that time, she has covered the suburbs, Boston Police, and breaking crime stories. She was one of the lead reporters in an award-winning, five-part series about the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood of Boston. In 2013, she was part of the metro staff that covered the Boston Marathon bombings and would win the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. In 2016, she spent a year on the Spotlight Team working on the series, “The Desperate and the Dead,” which was named a Pulitzer finalist.

Latest stories

ICE arrested 7 people as they sought permanent status in Mass., R.I.

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US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials made the disclosure in an affidavit filed in US Boston District Court.

Jury weighs fate of four MS-13 members

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Where the men part of a conspiracy to advance the group’s murderous goals or just braggarts who talked a big game?

Judge demands answers from ICE on detention of young mother

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A federal judge is demanding that immigration authorities explain why a Guatemalan was jailed while applying for legal residency.

Meet the criminal who went undercover in the country’s largest MS-13 takedown

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The FBI hatched a deal to bring Mako back from El Salvador in 2013, a year after he finished a lengthy prison sentence.