Travis Andersen

Andersen is a breaking news reporter for the Metro section. He previously worked as a freelance writer for and a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of Kenyon College, he also earned a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

Latest stories

Stoughton ‘home invasion’ was a hoax

By , Danny McDonald and , Globe Staff

A hoax drew a heavy police presence to a multifamily home on Pearl Street in Stoughton on Friday, police said.

That proposal to make ‘Roadrunner’ the official song of Mass.? It’s back

By , Globe Staff

The Mass. House gave a preliminary green light to a long-stalled proposal to make the 1970s ode to cruising around Greater Boston the state’s official rock song.

He shouted ‘this is a robbery’ when he allegedly knocked over a Boston bank. Now he’s in custody

By , Globe Staff

Police arrested a 49-year-old Hyannis man Thursday night for allegedly robbing a bank in downtown Boston earlier in the evening, authorities said.

Feds seek 70-month sentence for Liberian national who attacked ICE agents trying to deport him

By , Globe Staff

A Liberian national with “a history of violent aggressive behavior and domestic abuse” should spend 70 months in federal prison for badly injuring an officer attempting to transport him back to his home country in August 2017, prosecutors said Friday.