Picture Editor

Lloyd Young

Young is a picture editor for the Metro section, produces Globe staff video, and is one of the editors for The Big Picture blog. He previously worked for newspapers in Ohio, Illinois, and Florida, and has won awards from the National Press Photographers Association and Pictures of the Year International. He earned his master’s degree from Ohio University.

Latest stories

Texas flooding

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Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas. Houston received more than 10 inches of rain overnight, which closed highways, shut schools, and suspended public transportation. Authorities have reported 11 people killed from the recent storms that hit both Texas and Oklahoma with others still missing.

The Big Picture: Cities in the sky

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Reuters photos show cities shrouded in weather that make them appear to be living in the clouds.

Cities in the clouds

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Here is a selection of images the Reuters news agency pulled from its files showing cities shrouded in weather that make them appear to be living among the clouds.

Amtrak derailment

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Authorities continue to investigate the scene of a fatal train derailment on a route between Washington and New York last night. The death toll stood at seven Wednesday afternoon with more than 200 injured from the accident that occurred in Philadelphia at a notorious curve on the line.