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

Marathon bombing trial to go to jury as defense rests

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s defense rested its case after calling only 4 witnesses to show that he was influenced by his brother, Tamerlan.

Focusing on boy’s death, US rests in Tsarnaev trial

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With Martin Richard’s parents in court, a medical examiner detailed his fatal injuries while jurors wept.

Tsarnaev’s defense team set to start making its case

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As early as today, the jury — and all of Boston — could start to hear an explanation of why the Tsarnaevs set off the bombs at the Marathon.

Bomb victim’s injuries described to Tsarnaev jurors

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The mood in the courtroom shifted when the medical examiner described how Krystle Marie Campbell was killed in the first explosion.