John R. Ellement

Richardson Ellement is a Metro reporter who has covered northern New England, Boston police, the courts, and major breaking news stories for the Globe for the past 25 years. In 2010, he received the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Excellence in Legal Journalism award. He is an adjunct professor at Boston University. Currently, he is an online reporter and editor.

Latest stories

Man killed in 3-alarm blaze in Belmont

By and , Globe Staff

A neighbor woke up to the sound of fire engines just before 4 a.m. and saw the house across the street “lit up in flames.”

Snowfall begins north and west of Boston, but concern remains over heavy rains

By , Globe Staff

Rain from a coastal storm expected during the evening commute will be accompanied by winds gusting as high as 70 miles per hour.

Drivers face slow ride into Boston as work week resumes

By , Globe Staff

The drizzle is helping to slow the commute both south and north of Boston Monday.

Plymouth couple missing for nearly 24 hours found safe

By and Andrew Grant , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The 87-year-old woman and her 90-year-old husband were found in Bourne, Plymouth police announced early Friday evening.