Nicole Dungca works on the Globe’s projects and investigations team.
She joined the Globe’s newsroom in 2014 to write about transportation. She previously covered education and breaking news at The Oregonian, and has also written for The Providence Journal and The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.
By Nicole Dungca and Matt Stout , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent
Officials were responding to a Globe Spotlight report that detailed how secret criminal hearings resulted in some suspects not facing charges for serious crimes — even though police had substantial evidence.
By Todd Wallack and Nicole Dungca , Globe Staff
There’s an obvious obstacle to reporting on the inner workings of Massachusetts’ “secret court” system: It’s secret.
Spotlight: Inside the secret courts
By Jenn Abelson, Nicole Dungca and Todd Wallack , Globe Staff
In the darkest corner of Massachusetts’ justice system, criminal charges often disappear without a trace. There are few rules in these private hearings and fewer records. They are a place where who you are — and who you know — may be just as important as right and wrong.
By Nicole Dungca , Globe Staff
Governor Baker has proposed the creation of a board to take control of the finances and operations of the MBTA.