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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

Police defend use of military-style equipment

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff

The level of firepower seen this week in Ferguson, Missouri, has become a growing concern of civil rights groups.

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US Supreme Court to consider hearing Mehanna terror case

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

The US Supreme Court will consider at a conference committee Sept. 29 whether to hear the case of Tarek Mehanna, the Sudbury man convicted of terrorism.

US Supreme Court to consider hearing Sudbury man’s terror case

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff

Lawyers for Tarek Mehanna petitioned the court after the First Circuit Court of Appeals upheld his conviction last year.

Tsarnaev defense seeking D.C. trial

By Milton J. Valencia , Globe staff

Prosecutors oppose the request and plan to file more legal arguments.