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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Tourist sites closed, canceled flyover for Patriots game among local signs of shutdown

By and , Globe Staff

Attractions operated by the federal government closed Saturday after Congress failed to pass a budget bill, forcing a government shutdown.

After touring Puerto Rico, Mass. congressional delegation calls for more post-hurricane aid

By , Globe Staff

Members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation toured storm damage in Puerto Rico.

After a hard past, she had found joy

By and , Globe Staff

Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien had overcome so much, and she thought she had found her “happy hubby.” Now, he’s charged with killing her.

We’ll see a cold weekend, but warmer temperatures are in sight

By , and , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The arctic freeze gripping Boston is set to culminate Sunday when temperatures are forecast to plummet to minus 2 degrees in the early morning and the windchill to minus 20.