Laura Crimaldi

Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.

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Plan calls for keeping primary guardians out of prison in nonviolent cases

By , Globe Staff

The bill is being considered by Beacon Hill lawmakers as part of efforts to overhaul the state’s criminal justice system.

Once tiny babies, graduates of neonatal unit gather for reunion

By , Globe Staff

The Klarman Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center celebrated its 25th anniversary Saturday.

‘I killed my family with a baseball bat,’ suspect in four murders in Groton reportedly told police

By , Globe Staff

Orion Krause, the Oberlin College graduate accused of killing four people two weeks ago in Groton, allegedly told a nurse that he used heroin.

SJC changes the rules for felony murder for first time since Civil War

By and , Globe Staff

A defendant can no longer be convicted of first-degree murder if he or she is not directly involved in the victim’s death, the court ruled.