Laura Crimaldi

Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.

Latest stories

Police chiefs criticize Elizabeth Warren for calling criminal justice system ‘racist’

By , Globe Staff

US Senator Elizabeth Warren is facing tough criticism from local police chiefs over recent remarks about racism and the criminal justice system.

Sales tax holiday returns after two-year hiatus

By and Emily Williams , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Governor Charlie Baker signed legislation on Friday that established the weekend break on the 6.25 percent sales tax for goods costing up to $2,500.

Hundreds forced to walk through Blue Line tunnel after another power outage

By , and , Globe Staff

For the second time this week, Blue Line passengers had to use shuttle buses during the morning commute.

Outside firm to review culture at Boston Water and Sewer Commission after discrimination complaints

By , Globe Staff

The Boston Water and Sewer Commission is being sued by two employees who allege the agency is beset by unchecked gender and racial discrimination.