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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

High hopes for balloon fest, but mountain peaks would have to do

By , Globe Staff

Since the weather was not pleasant for the International Balloon Fiesta, hiking was the only option.

Brief Tsarnaev hearing attracts supporters, bomb victims

By and , Globe Staff

Alleged Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was seen in public for the first time in more than a year and a half.

Boston

Boston lawyer named to federal judgeship

By , Globe Staff

The US Senate confirmed a local lawyer’s nomination to a federal judgeship in Boston.

Charges in pharmacy case indicate US sees crime ring

By , Globe Staff

Federal prosecutors will have to show a pattern of crimes and an intent to commit crimes to prove their case, analysts said.