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

Longtime Somerville court clerk Tomasone suspended amid investigation

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The trial court suspended Tomasone without pay for two weeks over allegations that he had his secretary doing his personal business on court time.

On first day, State Police boss orders probe into altered report

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Colonel Kerry Gilpin has launched an investigation into troopers being ordered to revise written reports about the arrest of a judge’s daughter.

Kerry Gilpin, 23-year veteran, will lead State Police after scandal

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Gilpin’s predecessor, Richard McKeon, was forced to step down after a furor over his order to remove embarrassing information from a police report about a judge’s daughter.

State Police’s No. 2 retires amid report controversy

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Francis Hughes’s departure follows disclosures that a state trooper was ordered to remove information from an arrest report about a judge’s daughter.