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

Translucent panels play with natural light in modern Canton one-story

By , Globe Staff

In a neighborhood of Colonials, Victorians, and farmhouses, the 4,038-square-foot home is a series of boxes wrapped in copper-colored aluminum, shiny steel, and walls of opaque fiberglasss panel that mimic shoji screens.

Mother charged with stabbing 16-month-old daughter

By , Globe Staff

The toddler’s father called police after discovering his daughter bleeding from a stab wound and her despondent mother standing nearby.

Lawrence man accused of using Facebook Live as he beat woman

By , Globe Staff

Lowell police are asking the public’s help in locating the 20-year-old suspect.

Chelsea murder suspect captured in Ohio

By , Globe Staff

The 23-year-old man is accused of fatally beating a 32-year-old man with a baseball bat earlier this month.