Maria Cramer

Maria Cramer covers the criminal justice system, including federal and state courts. She has worked at the Boston Globe since 2004. Since that time, she has covered the suburbs, Boston Police, and breaking crime stories. She was one of the lead reporters in an award-winning, five-part series about the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood of Boston. In 2013, she was part of the metro staff that covered the Boston Marathon bombings and would win the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. In 2016, she spent a year on the Spotlight Team working on the series, “The Desperate and the Dead,” which was named a Pulitzer finalist.

Latest stories

FBI raid was a rare, aggressive move, but also a carefully vetted one, specialists say

By , Globe Staff

Prosecutors typically only carry out such searches, specialists say, if they fear the lawyer might tamper with evidence they are seeking.

Campaign for Suffolk DA gets off to a strong start

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Close to 400 people packed the auditorium of English High School in Jamaica Plain Monday night to hear from the five candidates vying for the seat.

Released from prison, ex-Teamsters lash out at ‘evil’ prosecutors who put them there

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In September, the First Circuit Court of Appeals overturned nearly all the racketeering and extortion convictions against the men.

Federal judge upholds Mass. assault weapons ban

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The ruling delivered a significant victory for Attorney General Maura Healey, who had beefed up the state’s laws against such weapons after the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting.