Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She’s also a regular contributor to the Names page. A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001, and currently serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE).

Latest stories

Boston College hockey player assaulted at pizzeria

By , Globe Staff

Kevin Lohan, cousin of actress Lindsay Lohan, is “out indefinitely” after being assaulted at Domino’s on Boylston Street.

Assailant allegedly threw bleach at Cape Cod woman

By , Globe Staff

Dennis police say the alleged attack was not random.

Residents evacuated and roads blocked as flooding hits Mass. coast

By , , , and Alana Levene , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The storm rendered main thoroughfares impassable, forced people from their homes, and compelled first responders to make daring rescues of motorists.

Maine father, 2 children rescued after snowmobile falls through ice on pond

By , Globe Staff

A man had to swim to the shore with his 12-year-old daughter and her friend after their snowmobile plunged through the ice.