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

Rain gear a prudent style choice for Monday

By , Globe Staff

“On & off showers” will dominate weather conditions during Monday’s commutes.

Marblehead Harbor condo features fantastic view, access to private beach

By , Globe Staff

The condo complex was built on the site of a former hotel in Marblehead.

Mass. man facing charges after crash kills infant in stroller

By , Globe Staff

Wallace Ramirez was driving in Queens when he struck the stroller with his truck, New York City police said.

Potential incendiary device probed in Marion

By , Globe Staff

The device found on Pumping Station Road did not contain hazardous materials or explosives, State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey’s office said in a statement.