Maria Cramer

Maria Cramer covers the criminal justice system, including federal and state courts. She has worked at the Boston Globe since 2004. Since that time, she has covered the suburbs, Boston Police, and breaking crime stories. She was one of the lead reporters in an award-winning, five-part series about the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood of Boston. In 2013, she was part of the metro staff that covered the Boston Marathon bombings and would win the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. In 2016, she spent a year on the Spotlight Team working on the series, “The Desperate and the Dead,” which was named a Pulitzer finalist.

Latest stories

A student kills himself — should MIT be put on trial for it?

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The state’s highest court will decide whether to reverse a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit that accused MIT of wrongful death for a 2009 suicide

Newton man injured in NYC attack recovering well

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In a statement, Martin Marro’s family asked for prayers for those killed and injured.

They went to NYC to celebrate life. Instead, they were met with death

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A group of Argentine high school graduates, including a Boston-area scientist, were in New York for a nostalgic visit. Then a man plowed a pickup truck onto a crowded bike path.

‘They had gone to celebrate life and instead they met with death’

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A group of high school friends from Argentina, including a man who now lives in Newton, were among the victims in Tuesday’s Manhattan attack.