Maria Cramer

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

Latest stories

Dorchester man found not guilty of murdering close friend

By , Globe Staff

A jury on Friday acquitted Peter Carvalho following a two-week trial that centered around one of the bloodiest gang feuds in the city.

Teens allegedly hit as warning, punishment at DYS site

By Astead W. Herndon, and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

In assaults staff dubbed “orange chicken,” teens were hit on the bare buttocks with an orange sandal, according to prosecutors.

Man gets life in prison for killing MBTA passenger

By , Globe Staff

Jahvon Goodwin, 23, was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2012 stabbing death of Rashad Lesley-Barnes.

Alemany’s sanity in dispute during closing arguments

By , Globe Staff

Edwin Alemany is accused of kidnapping and brutally murdering Amy Lord, as well as attacking two other women, in 2013.