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

Opening statements Wednesday in Marathon bombing trial

By , Globe Staff

With ten women and eight men selected as jurors, each side in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will have about 45 minutes to provide an opening statement.

Defense wants jury to see boat where Tsarnaev hid

By , Globe Staff

Lawyers said jurors should be able to view the environment Tsarnaev was in when he allegedly scribbled confessions on the interior of the vessel.

Tsarnaev plea now the big question

By , Globe Staff

Maintaining his innocence in the face of seemingly overwhelming evidence could antagonize jurors, analysts say.

Snowshoeing the way for others in N.H.

By , Globe Staff

When it is gets too expensive to take a lift up a mountain, snowshoe instead.