Maria Cramer

Cramer is a reporter for the Metro section. She covers crime in and around the city of Boston.

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Graphic testimony in Aaron Hernandez trial rattles victim’s mother

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Ursula Ward, mother of Odin Lloyd, fled the courtroom after a photo of her deceased son was shown.

Lawyers offer divergent portraits of Aaron Hernandez

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In opening statements, prosecutors laid out the evidence that they say proves Hernandez’s role in the murder of Odin Lloyd.

Funding an issue for program that helps new mothers

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Mothers around the state took advantage of a free program aimed at staving off postpartum depression. So why has funding dried up?

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Jury selection continues in Hernandez murder case

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The trial of the former Patriots star has entered its second phase with dozens of jurors being called back for voir dire.