Maria Cramer

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

Latest stories

With deaths of 2 boys in Lawrence, 2014 fire toll mounts

By , and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

The two young boys are the latest victims in a year that has seen the most fire-related deaths in Mass. since 2011.

Lack of action cited on Common stabbing suspect

By and , Globe Staff

The attack on the park rangers raised questions about whether the state could have done more to protect the public from Bodio Hutchinson.

After tense hearings and close vote, Wall to become a judge

By , Globe Staff

The chairman of the state’s parole board was narrowly confirmed to become a Superior Court judge on Wednesday.

Minority law enforcement groups endorse Charlie Baker

By , Globe Staff

Leaders of several minority groups, including organizations that represent black and Latino police and firefighters, backed Baker’s gubernatorial bid.