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

SJC picks lawyer to investigate probate official

By Andrea Estes and Sean P. Murphy , Globe Staff

The outside lawyers will determine whether embattled Suffolk County Register of Probate Patricia Campatelli should keep her job.

Everett may buy site, sell it to Wynn for casino use

By Andrea Estes and Sean P. Murphy , Globe staff

The plan comes amid concerns from the gaming panel about a felon’s ties to land where Steve Wynn has proposed building a casino.

Everett landowner resists disclosure pledge

By Andrea Estes and Sean P. Murphy , Globe staff

The co-owner of a proposed Everett casino site has refused to sign pledge that no secret partners are involved in the land deal, raising questions about a convicted felon’s involvement.

Revere casino project faces new hurdle

By Andrea Estes , Globe staff

State environmental officials have ordered Mohegan Sun to launch a new study of the environmental impact of its proposed casino project.