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

SJC hires North Carolina lawyer to run daily operations of state court system

By , Globe Staff

Jonathan S. Williams succeeds Lewis “Harry” Spence, who is retiring after five years as the Court Administrator.

He claimed he ran down his wife by accident. Investigators say otherwise

By , Globe Staff

Yan Long Chow is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday afternoon on charges of murdering his wife in Quincy.

A cold and windy day, but at least the sun is out

By , Globe Staff

Below-normal temperatures will persist Thursday along with strong winds, the National Weather Service said.

Wall collapses in South Boston home

By Maddie Kilgannon , Globe Correspondent

Police officers heard a woman inside 62 O St. shouting for help when they arrived on scene at 1:45 a.m.