Maria Cramer

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

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After the rape and murder of his wife, a father carries on

By , Globe Staff

A lawsuit Rosanna Camilo’s family recently settled cannot erase the legacy of the violence of one afternoon six years ago in Mattapan.

‘Sanctuary cities’ defiant as Sessions reiterates threat to cut grants

By , Globe Staff

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would deny certain federal funds to municipalities that don’t cooperate with immigration authorities.


Advocates: Mass. unlawfully isolates mentally ill inmates

By and , Globe Staff

The prisoners remain in isolation despite the state’s promise to end the practice, according to an attorneys’ group.

The Desperate and the Dead | Part 6

The hidden cost when mental illness meets homelessness

By and , Globe Staff

Everyone knows David, and wants to help, as he bounces between shelters, hospitals, jail. He is among the many homeless people with mental illness who find no care system to address their desperation.