Milton J. Valencia

Valencia covers the federal courts and law enforcement for the Metro desk. He has been with the Globe since 2007, as a regional reporter and as a general assignment reporter on the morning and night shifts. His stories focus on quality-of-life issues, while also analyzing crime trends and law enforcement policies.

Latest stories

Gardner heist video brings in tips, but no solid leads

By and Stephen Kurkjian , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Investigators still haven’t identified the man who was shown entering the museum early in the morning on March 17, 1990.

DiMasi diagnosed with prostate cancer

By , Globe Staff

This is the former House speaker’s second cancer diagnosis since he began serving an 8-year prison sentence for corruption.

Philip Chism facing uphill battle with insanity defense

By and , Globe Staff

Recent history suggests that jurors are unlikely to be won over by the insanity defense in most murder cases.

Boston Marathon bombing case to be back in federal court in Dec.

By , Globe Staff

A judge will hear motions in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Dec. 1.