Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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New Fire Commissioner Joe Finn comes home

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Staff

By being sworn in at the firehouse where his dad worked, around the corner from where he grew up, Joe Finn proved you can go home.

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For lifelong fisherman, letting go is easy

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

The thrill of the hunt, not the lure of the feast, most interests 72-year-old Stan Martinek.


Tazhayakov family struggles with son’s loss of innocence

By Kevin Cullen , Globe staff

As the jury filed in Monday, Azamat Tazhayakov’s father betrayed anything but confidence. His mother showed even less.

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Mayor Walsh plans return to Irish roots

By Kevin Cullen , Globe Columnist

In September, Marty Walsh is going to the hills of Connemara, where his parents grew up.