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

Hanson woman charged with motor vehicle homicide while under influence of drugs

By , Globe Staff

The crash led to the death of Amanda Turner Russell, a Boston nurse whose friends were inspired to run Boston Marathon in her memory.

Authorities seek name of man whose body was found in Charles River last month

By , Globe Staff

State Police have not been able to identify the man using tradtional methods.

Boston police ask for help in identifying potential suspect in attack

By , Globe Staff

The victim, who is in his 70s, was stabbed after he refused to hand over his cash, police said.

Increasing volume leads to lower speeds around Greater Boston

By , Globe Staff

Drivers face slowdowns on the Southeast Expressway, Interstate 93, and other major highways.