Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She’s also a regular contributor to the Names page. A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001, and currently serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE).

Latest stories

Showers, thunderstorms to roll across state

By , Globe Staff

Showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday as a warm front moves in and heat combines with tropical humidity.

Person rescued after being struck by train at Haymarket

By Katie Camero and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

The Orange Line remained shut down between North Station and Back Bay until 1:23 p.m., when service resumed.

One dead, two injured in Mattapan shooting

By and , Globe Staff

The three people were shot in Mattapan shortly before 10 a.m., Boston police said.

Mayor Walsh urges public to help solve murder of public works employee

By and , Globe Staff

Mayor Martin Walsh is urging anyone with information about the murder of a Boston Public Works employee to reach out to police.