Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Three hurt, one seriously, after crash that closed Rte. 24

By and , Globe Staff

A vehicle collided with another and was propelled by the force of the impact into trees and a utility pole along the highway.

Mass. high court rules judges must consider victim’s viewpoint in sentencing

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The court concluded that expanding victims’ roles does not violate constitutional bans on excessive or cruel punishment.

Chilling video shows men leaving area where woman was slain

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Officials in Lawrence released the video hoping the public might have information on the two men seen in it.

Residual delays expected on the Green Line after power is restored

By and , Globe Staff

Shuttle buses replaced service early Thursday morning on parts of the C and D branches, and part of the E branch was entirely suspended.