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

Boy missing at Carson Beach is found dead

By , Globe Staff

The body of Kyzr Willis, 7, was found in the water Tuesday evening, police said, after he disappeared from a day camp earlier in the day.

Massachusetts sizzles, and it won’t cool down anytime soon

By Dylan McGuinness and , Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff

With temperatures in the 90s again on Monday, Boston marked one of its hottest stretches of weather on record.

MBTA police look into encounter between officers, youths on Red Line train

By , Globe Staff

Transit police are reviewing a recent encounter between officers and black youths on a Red Line train that was flagged by a Boston-based performer.

Person shot in Dorchester; injuries life-threatening

By , Globe Staff

A person suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot Thursday night on a Dorchester street.