Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

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‘Butchie’ Doe, one of Charlestown’s most notorious criminals, dies

By , Globe Staff

Doe’s death recalled another era when the neighborhood, now a sought-after destination for young professionals, was a more insular and violent place.

Globe, after extensive review, suspends columnist

By , Globe Staff

The Boston Globe said Friday it will suspend columnist Kevin Cullen without pay for three months after an examination of his work found significant problems in a series of radio interviews and some public remarks he made in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.

State may be violating rights of transgender inmate, judge rules

By , Globe Staff

A district court judge in Boston rejected the Department of Correction’s bid to dismiss the inmate’s lawsuit, which seeks to have her transferred.

Patrick stays quiet as his former aide runs for governor

By , Globe Staff

Because he is now a managing director at Bain Capital, Deval Patrick says, he is barred under federal rules from saying anything about any candidates for state or local office.