Jan Ransom

Ransom covers the Boston Police Department and criminal justice stories for the Globe. She joined the Globe in 2015. A graduate of Howard University, her previous jobs include the New York Daily News, her hometown paper, and the Philadelphia Daily News where she was a city hall reporter.

Latest stories

Resolute and ready, Boston marchers made voices heard

By and , Globe Staff

One week after violence in Charlottesville, anything seemed possible. Would there be bloodshed here, too?

Boston Common will be ground zero for rallies

By , and , Globe Staff

After violence in Charlottesville, Va., thousands of counterprotesters will denounce racism and anti-Semitism near a “free speech” rally on Boston Common.

Suffolk Register of Probate to return from suspension

By , Globe Staff

Felix D. Arroyo will resume his post Oct. 2, according to a memo from Paula M. Carey, chief justice of the Trial Court.

Mother may have been on verge of murder-suicide when State Police found 3-year-old

By and Kiana Cole , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The child was the subject of an Amber Alert after her mother, Lee-Ann Rickheit, allegedly kidnapped her in Worcester.