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

Prosecutors oppose motion to move Marathon bombing trial

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers had argued that a majority of people from Eastern Mass. have a connection to the bombing or presumption of Tsarnaev’s guilt.

98 queried so far for Tsarnaev jury panel

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A federal judge questioned 17 more prospective jurors for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Lawyers hunt too-eager Tsarnaev jurors

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Attorneys are watching for those trying too hard to get on the panel in one of the most watched cases in Boston history.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev case jury is slow to form

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The selection of a jury for a death penalty trial could take a month, if not longer.