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

Outlook for Thanksgiving calls for fair weather

By and Sarah Roberts , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Temperatures will reach into the 40s Wednesday before climbing higher Thursday.

Traffic picks up ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

By , Globe Staff

Traffic in Greater Boston was beginning to increase Wednesday afternoon as holiday travelers made their way to their destinations.

Chinatown store owner charged with selling stolen goods

By Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

My Tan Fashion was allegedly stocked with stolen and counterfeit merchandise, which was then sold at a deep discount.

Firefighters honored for saving woman in Boston Harbor

By , Globe Staff

The woman was clinging to life after her arm was severed by a boat’s propeller on May 30.