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.

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Husband found guilty of first degree murder in slaying of Lynn elementary school teacher

By , Globe Staff

A Revere man Monday was convicted of first degree murder for killing his wife, a Lynn elementary school teacher, in their Revere home in 2017.

‘Frozen II’ is coming — but before ‘Frozen,’ there was the other ‘Frozen,’ for mature audiences

By , Globe Staff

The original movie, beloved by millions of kids under 10, shares a title with an earlier, critically acclaimed play about a child killer that came under scrutiny in 2004 not for its stark content but for plagiarism allegations leveled against the author.

Holyoke man charged after son allegedly ingests heroin, tells teacher it turns him into Spider Man

By , Globe Staff

A Holyoke man is facing drug and child endangerment charges after his 5-year-old son allegedly ingested heroin, court records show.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s friend said they committed 2011 triple slaying in Waltham, took cash, tried to clean up scene

By and , Globe Staff

The details were contained in a 2013 search warrant affidavit partially unsealed this week in connection with the pending appeal of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, now 26, the younger brother of Tamerlan and his co-conspirator in the bombings.