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

Framingham man charged in police standoff recalled as ‘nicest guy,’ by friends

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The man who allegedly fired shots at Framingham police during a domestic violence incident.

Hot time in the summertime continues

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It’s going to be in the 90s again, but with a less humidity in Greater Boston, the National Weather Service said.

‘I am inside the store. I got a man down’: Dramatic audio from Mission Hill murder scene

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Boston police officers were moving through their shift change Tuesday around 4 p.m. when the dispatcher for Area B went on the air with the terrifying call.

Driver fires into Lyft car on Southeast Expressway in Quincy

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The Lyft driver was in a Toyota Prius near the Furnace Brook Parkway exit ramp.