Reporter

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

Could this be Boston’s coldest Valentine’s Day ever?

By J.D. Capelouto , Globe Correspondent

Actual temperatures could be in the low single digits to below zero overnight Saturday into Sunday, forecasters warned.

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Dorchester

By , and , Globe Staff

Police Commissioner William B. Evans says the officer repeatedly ordered a man with a gun to drop it.

Dislodged manhole cover caused fatal crash on I-93, authorities say

By , Globe Staff

Authorities say the object struck a southbound sedan Friday morning, causing fatal injuries to the driver.

JetBlue plane struck by driverless ground vehicle at Logan

By , Globe Staff

No passengers were injured during the incident at Terminal C.