Deputy News Editor

Anica Butler

Anica Butler is a deputy editor in the Globe’s news department. In addition to helping orchestrate the department’s news coverage, she edits stories about immigration and consumerism. Previously, she has worked with the Globe Spotlight Team on the 2016 mental health series and edited the Globe’s criminal justice coverage.

Prior to coming to the Globe in 2011, Butler worked at the Baltimore Sun as the crime and courts editor, a multimedia editor, and before that, as a reporter. She has also worked at the the Los Angeles Times, the Hartford Courant, and the Tallahassee Democrat. Raised in Texas, she is a graduate of Florida A&M University.

Latest stories

Police officers record protesters at City Hall meeting

By Meghan Irons , Globe Staff

At a highly charged meeting in City Hall that drew protesters Thursday, the police officers were the ones recording the crowd.

Hearing on restraining order on Trump’s immigration ban set for Friday

By Globe Staff ,

A hearing on whether to continue a temporary restraining order on President’ Trump’s order that temporarily bans immigrants from seven countries and refugees has been scheduled for Friday in federal court in Boston.

New details of Marathon bombing, aftermath revealed

By Globe Staff ,

Prosecutors described victims and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, both before and after the bombings.

With Market Basket empty, some turn to food pantries

By Oliver Ortega , Globe Correspondent

“Market Basket provided affordable food folks could walk by and get,” said the Rev. Laura Everett, director of the Mass. Council of Churches.