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

Tsarnaev death sentencing could come in late June

By , Globe Staff

At least 20 survivors and relatives of victims plan to deliver victim impact statements.

Tsarnaev appeal may focus on victims’ stories

By , Globe Staff

The heart-wrenching stories of the Marathon bombing victims may help drive defense efforts to appeal Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets death penalty for placing Marathon bomb

By , Globe Staff

Tsarnaev was sentenced to death Friday for his role in detonating two bombs near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon.

What happens next after the jury’s decision?

By , Globe Staff

A formal sentencing hearing will be scheduled, at which time Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be given the option of addressing the court.