Travis Andersen

Andersen is a breaking news reporter for the Metro section. He previously worked as a freelance writer for and a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of Kenyon College, he also earned a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

Latest stories

Officer killed in Colo. shooting was Melrose native

By , Globe Staff

Garrett Swasey grew up in Melrose but moved to Colorado in the 1980s to pursue his first love — competitive figure skating.

Police cite bar near where rail conductor was fatally shot

By Laura Crimaldi, Nicole Dungca and , Globe Staff

Boston police have cited the Yawkey Way sports bar Who's on First after a fatal shooting outside the establishment.

To cheers, Downtown Crossing tree illuminated

By , Globe Staff

Santa Claus led the crowd in a 10-second countdown at 6 p.m. before the massive pine tree was illuminated above the Macy’s entrance.

New Hampshire fugitive arrested in Groton after chase

By , Globe Staff

Groton police arrested a New Hampshire fugitive on Tuesday night who led officers on a wild pursuit through the Granite State and Massachusetts.