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).
By Emily Sweeney , Globe Staff
Showers and thunderstorms are expected Tuesday as a warm front moves in and heat combines with tropical humidity.
By Katie Camero and Emily Sweeney , 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.
By Jerome Campbell and Emily Sweeney , Globe Staff
The three people were shot in Mattapan shortly before 10 a.m., Boston police said.
By John R. Ellement and Emily Sweeney , Globe Staff
Mayor Martin Walsh is urging anyone with information about the murder of a Boston Public Works employee to reach out to police.