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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.

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Whimsical towers get top billing at Berkshires retreat

By John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

Architect Hugh Hardy restored Radio City Music Hall, put a new gloss on baseball’s shrine in Cooperstown, and built this home.

Dartmouth professors’ murderer to get new sentence

By Peter Schworm and John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

Robert Tulloch, who killed the Zantops in 2001, deserves a new sentence hearing because he was a juvenile, a court ruled.

Conviction stands in woman’s 2006 killing

By John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

The court ruled that evidence connecting Rodrick Taylor to the killing justified the jury’s decision to convict him of second-degree murder.

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Authorities seek owner, pit bull involved in fatal dog attack

By John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

New Hampshire authorities are searching for the owner of a pit bull that attacked another dog, fatally injuring it, during a hike through Tuckerman Ravine in the White Mountain National Forest. New Hampshire authorities are searching for the owner of a pit bull that attacked another dog, fatally injuring it, during a hike through Tuckerman Ravine in the White Mountain National Forest.