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

Dorchester man wielding sharpened stick shot by police

By , Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

Police said they had interacted with Edwin Guity in the past because of “assaultive and emotionally disturbed behavior.’’

Quincy man held without bail in hatchet attack

By , and Aneri Pattani , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Michael Kelly, 53, attacked his ex-wife’s divorce attorney in a Quincy garage, Norfolk prosecutors said.

Delays continue to haunt MBTA’s commuter rail

By , Globe Staff

Still operating on a modified schedule, trains on nine out of the 12 lines were delayed Friday morning.

Boston police investigate fatality at Government Center garage

By , Globe Staff

Police are on the scene of a fatality at the Merrimac Street entrance of the Government Center parking garage.