Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for Boston.com. A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.
By Laura Crimaldi and Amanda Kaufman , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent
Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been testing water quality at beaches along Boston Harbor since 2011.
By Vernal Coleman and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff
The challenge: how to get troubled people the help they need, while weighing their rights against the possibility they could harm themselves or others.
By Evan Allen, Laura Crimaldi and Alejandro Serrano , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent
The transformation of James Jordan into the menacing Sovereign, say many who know him, was at once shocking and sadly predictable.
By Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff
Emily and Ruth, Asian elephants who live at Buttonwood Park Zoo, got the new toys on Thursday.