Laura Crimaldi

Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.

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Mass. juries, psychologists regularly clear sex offenders deemed no longer dangerous, record show

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The civil commitment release procedure for sex offenders has been under scrutiny since two psychologists concluded that convicted child rapist Wayne Chapman, 70, was no longer sexually dangerous and could be set free.

Baker, Columbia Gas unveil massive recovery plan

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A retired Navy Seabee, Captain Joseph Albanese, has been hired by Columbia to take on the role of managing the multimillion-dollar effort to restore gas service.

A Boston company sued a film festival founded by Michael Moore. Then Leonard Maltin weighed in

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A film festival established by documentary filmmaker Michael Moore is being sued by a Boston company.

Boston gets first look at King memorial finalists

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City residents on Tuesday got their first look at the five designs being considered for a memorial honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, on Boston Common.