Maria Cramer

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

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Official describes brutal injuries to Colleen Ritzer

By and , Globe Staff

The prosecution rested after a forensic pathologist testified that the attack on Ritzer was so violent that there were two potential causes of death.

Philip Chism seemed down after teacher’s death, friend says

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“He was looking down at the ground,” testified Kevin Hebert. “He seemed down in the dumps.”

Mass. among the worst in US for public records access

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A Washington-based news organization described public access to state documents as “terrible.”

Ex-Somerville High student sues to clear name in 2013 case

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At 17, Galileo Mondol was accused of a hideous crime — sexually assaulting a boy at a school-organized retreat in the Berkshires.