Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

Latest stories

Developer turns to Revere mayoral challenger

By , Globe Staff

Charles Lightbody, a felon whose involvement in the Everett casino project triggered a criminal investigation, has turned on his friend, Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo.

Developer trying to buy property near Suffolk Downs for slots parlor

By and , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts political world was surprised last month when the attorney general gave preliminary approval to a slots ballot question.

Court tosses out essay part of test after most probation officers fail

By , Globe Staff

The court was under pressure to ignore the results after some probation officers faced demotion after getting poor marks.

Developer eyeing Revere trailer park for slots parlor

By and , Globe Staff

A developer, not Suffolk Downs, is driving a proposed ballot initiative to allow an additional slots parlor near the horse track.