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

New local FBI chief vows collaborative approach

By , Globe Staff

Harold Shaw, who grew up on the South Shore, took over in October as special agent in charge of the Boston office.

Violent gang tried to lure young teenagers

By Jan Ransom and , Globe Staff

The MS-13 gang found its members in schools in East Boston, Chelsea, and Everett, and indictment said.

Raids target violent MS-13 gang

By and , Globe Staff

Fifty-six alleged leaders, members, and associates of the gang were indicted, federal prosecutors said.

Second sentencing trial for serial killer Gary Lee Sampson scheduled

By , Globe Staff

After a decade of litigation in the case, the death penalty retrial has been scheduled for Sept. 14.