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

Canton girl, 6, killed when tree limb falls during snowstorm

By , and J.D. Capelouto , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

A 6-year-old girl died after being struck by a falling tree limb while playing in her backyard in Canton Friday.

Northeastern professor arrested in prostitution sting

By , Globe Staff

A Northeastern University professor was among seven men who were arrested Thursday in a prostitution sting in Boston’s upscale Back Bay neighborhood, officials said.

6-year-old badly hurt by falling tree branch in Canton

By , Globe Staff

The girl was struck just before 2 p.m. in her yard on Indian Lane, and she was pinned under the tree after being hit.

Man fatally shot in Roxbury, police say

By , Globe Staff

A man in his 20s was fatally shot on Thursday night in Roxbury, according to Boston police.