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

Lawrence court officer charged with raping woman while she was shackled

By , Globe Staff

Jose F. Martinez is scheduled to be arraigned on three counts of rape, and four counts of indecent assault and battery.

Survivors tell of carnage at Marathon finish line

By , , and , Globe Staff

Survivors of the Boston Marathon terror bombings broke into tears as they testified at the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Prosecution describes slaying of MIT officer Sean Collier

By , , , and , Globe Staff

A Ruger pistol provided to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by a friend was the gun the brothers used to kill Collier, prosecutors said.

Dorchester woman charged in fatal 2014 stabbing

By and M.G. Lee , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The 30-year-old woman is charged with the murder of Maria Sanchez, who was stabbed to death at a house party last October.