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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Convicted child rapist to be released after psychologists conclude he no longer poses threat

By , Globe Staff

A convicted child rapist who has spent more than 40 years in prison is no longer considered sexually dangerous and must be released from prison.

‘Dreamer,’ as a new lawyer, plans to focus her career on immigration

By , Globe Staff

Leila Fajardo-Giles said she helped a 16-year-old immigrant win asylum status, but never told the girl about her own personal struggle to stay in the United States legally.

Boston police arrest two men in Dorchester slaying

By , Globe Staff

Dawon Wright, 22, of Dorchester and Dario Baxter, 21, of Lynn are each charged with murder in the death of Michael Ross, 34.

Here’s what you need to know about the ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Shaun O. Harrison case

By , Globe Staff

A brief refresher on the case of the 58-year-old Boston high school dean who allegedly led a secret life of crime and ended up shooting a student who was dealing drugs for him.