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

In third recent incident, alleged drunk driver crashes into highway work crew

By , Globe Staff

No one was injured after an alleged drunk driver crashed into a work crew on Route 24 in Raynham, striking a sheriff’s department van.

After early morning crashes, slow speeds reported throughout Greater Boston

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Drivers are facing delays on several major highways, including the Mass. Pike.

Get ready for a beautiful summer day in Greater Boston

By , Globe Staff

Temperatures should reach the 80s with a cooling sea breeze.

City official indicted for alleged extortion, conspiracy

By , and , Globe Staff

A second member of Mayor Walsh’s administration has been charged with allegedly forcing Boston Calling to hire unneeded union stagehands.