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

State’s high court spends day in New Bedford

By , Globe Staff

The Supreme Judicial Court’s stop in the city, its first in three decades, was part of what is known as a “circuit ride.”

Judge dismisses ex-Concord-Carlisle student’s bullying lawsuit

By , Globe Staff

Despite the ruling, the judge found the school’s response to Isabella Hankey’s complaints “ineffective and unreasonable.”

Prosecutors urge judge to reject Tsarnaev appeal of conviction

By , Globe Staff

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers argued that the local jury had been prejudiced by the overwhelming publicity in the case.

US attorney general pledges to help region fight opioid abuse

By , Globe Staff

“It is an epidemic, it is a tragedy, and it is a public health crisis,” Lynch told a gathering at the Massachusetts Medical Society.