Maria Cramer

Cramer is a reporter for the Metro section. She covers crime in and around the city of Boston.

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Whistleblower, parents describe abuses in program for disabled students

By Jeremy C. Fox and Maria Cramer , Globe Staff

Most of the alleged physical abuse was inflicted upon children in the school’s Therapeutic Intervention Program for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Expert says Philip Chism expressed remorse for killing

By , Globe Staff

Chism regrets “the difficulties that he caused“ by killing his math teacher, Dr. Richard Dudley said in court.

Defense expert says he thinks Chism had psychotic episode

By , Globe Staff

A mental health expert testified he believes Philip Chism has shown symptoms of schizophrenia and other disorders since he was 10.

Official describes brutal injuries to Colleen Ritzer

By , Globe Staff

The prosecution rested after a forensic pathologist testified in Philip Chism’s murder trial.