Milton J. Valencia

Valencia covers the federal courts and law enforcement for the Metro desk. He has been with the Globe since 2007, as a regional reporter and as a general assignment reporter on the morning and night shifts. His stories focus on quality-of-life issues, while also analyzing crime trends and law enforcement policies.

Latest stories

Recusal call clouds Gary Sampson case

By , Globe Staff

Concerns over Judge Mark Wolf’s interactions at a film festival have disrupted one of the city’s most high-stakes federal cases.

Housing inspectors sweep through student enclaves

By and Jan Ransom , Globe Staff

Neighbors want more enforcement for code violations at apartment buildings housing students, not just a once-a-year crackdown.

Tsarnaev judge rejects Globe request to name jurors

By , Globe Staff

US District Judge George O’Toole said he will “ultimately” release the names, but not until some ongoing proceedings are resolved.

Killer’s appeal could guide Tsarnaev’s plan

By , Globe Staff

An appeals court’s look at a Puerto Rico murder case could provide insight into how it will handle Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s appeal.