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.
By Aimee Ortiz, Laura Crimaldi and Maria Cramer , Globe Staff
Also, the chief prosecutor in the case vowed to seek 40 years in prison for the alleged gunman, Rolfi Ferreras Cruz.
By Aimee Ortiz, Maria Cramer and Michael Levenson , Globe Staff
Authorities in the Dominican Republic are investigating whether the plot to kill David Ortiz was hatched by two prisoners behind bars, as police in the United States disclosed some of the suspects’ criminal histories in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
By Aimee Ortiz, Maria Cramer, Michael Levenson and Travis Andersen , Globe Staff
Also, the suspected gunman, Rolfi Ferreras Cruz, 25, also known as Sandy, may have a criminal history in New Jersey.
By Maria Cramer and Michael Levenson , Globe Staff
Authorities are continuing to investigate and have not determined a motive for the Sunday attack in the Dominican Republic.