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

Prison probe surrounding Aaron Hernandez’s death focuses on contraband

By and , Globe Staff

Lawyers also are starting their bid to erase the former Patriot’s conviction in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

13-year-old Methuen girls are found safe

By , Globe Staff

Detectives are speaking with them to determine what happened.

‘Spectacular’ Monday followed by two days of rain

By , Globe Staff

Get out there and enjoy sunny Monday because Tuesday and Wednesday will be all wet.


Developer’s house in Milton hits market with inspired take on open floor plan

By , Globe Staff

The first floor is not a series of rooms, but a collection of spaces connected by hallways and plates of glass framed by wood casements.