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

Teen charged with ‘horrific’ murder allegedly told friend he did ‘something bad’

By and , Globe Staff

Mathew Borges, 15, was held without bail in the decapitation and death of a classmate.

Snow to give way to rain after creating ‘difficult commute’

By and Dylan McGuinness , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

State Police reported crashes and spin-outs as wintry conditions affected roads and visibility.

Snowy weather causing slippery roadways

By , Globe Staff

MassDOT is warning drivers to be patient and to drive slow Monday morning.

Cool and windy day for end of work week

By , Globe Staff

Temperatures will reach only into the 40s and wind gusts will top out at about 20 miles an hour.