Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for Boston.com. A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.
By Laura Crimaldi and Evan Allen , Globe Staff
Attractions operated by the federal government closed Saturday after Congress failed to pass a budget bill, forcing a government shutdown.
By Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff
Members of the Massachusetts Congressional delegation toured storm damage in Puerto Rico.
By Evan Allen and Laura Crimaldi , 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.
By Evan Allen, Laura Crimaldi and Jeremy C. Fox , 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.