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

Former Fessenden students sue school, alleging officials ignored abuse

By , Globe Staff

Two men who attended the Newton private school as boys in the 1960s and 1970s say the school knew children were vulnerable to teachers and the former assistant headmaster.

Suffolk DA candidate apologizes in response to allegations of past abuse

By , Globe Staff

Michael Maloney said he apologizes to “anyone who feels disappointed by this unfortunate situation” after a Globe report revealed a 2014 restraining order against him.

In a Suffolk courtroom, tears of rage follow cries of remorse

By , Globe Staff

The wrenching scene between the two women, both Chinese immigrants, came two days after one pleaded guilty in a horrific hit-and-run crash.

Independent candidate for Suffolk DA accused in 2014 by former wife of abuse, violent threats

By , Globe Staff

Michael Maloney was involved in several incidents of “violence, physical property damage and verbal abuse,” according to his former wife’s 2014 request for a restraining order.