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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Boston officer on leave while feds mull next step

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

Boston Police commissioner William Evans didn’t say what the officer might have done to draw the attention of federal law enforcement.

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Want to own a Modern marvel?

By , Globe Staff

For the first time since architect Henry B. Hoover built his Modern-style home overlooking the Cambridge Reservoir in 1937, the house is going on the market.

BU fraternity, former members sued in 2013 student death

By Aneri Pattani and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

The parents of the BU freshman are suing in federal court for the wrongful death of the New Hampshire native.

SJC ruling limits charges, jail time in fallout from state drug lab scandal

By , Globe Staff

The state’s highest court ruled that people who pleaded guilty in cases affected by the scandal cannot be charged with more serious crimes or given tougher sentences.