John R. Ellement

Richardson Ellement is a Metro reporter who has covered northern New England, Boston police, the courts, and major breaking news stories for the Globe for the past 25 years. In 2010, he received the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Excellence in Legal Journalism award. He is an adjunct professor at Boston University. Currently, he is an online reporter and editor.

Latest stories

Argument allegedly turned violent for trooper, girlfriend

By and , Globe Staff

State Police Trooper Corey Benoit is facing domestic violence charges and was ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing.

Judge rebukes Walsh in fight with Wynn over casino

By and , Globe Staff

A Suffolk Superior Court judge rebuked the Walsh administration Monday for using litigation as a public relations tool.

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Weston home has a master suite the size of an apartment

By , Globe Staff

The second-floor master suite is 1,123 square feet and lacks only a kitchen to be wholly self-sustaining.

N.Y. man faces charges for killing puppies found in Revere

By and Felicia Gans , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Dominick Donovan pleaded not guilty in Chelsea District Court Friday, and his bail was set at $2,500.