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Nicole Dungca

Nicole Dungca works on the Globe’s projects and investigations team.

She joined the Globe’s newsroom in 2014 to write about transportation. She previously covered education and breaking news at The Oregonian, and has also written for The Providence Journal and The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

Latest stories

State leaders call for transparency in closed-door criminal hearings

By and Matt Stout , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Officials were responding to a Globe Spotlight report that detailed how secret criminal hearings resulted in some suspects not facing charges for serious crimes — even though police had substantial evidence.

How the Spotlight Team got inside Massachusetts’ secret court system

By and , Globe Staff

There’s an obvious obstacle to reporting on the inner workings of Massachusetts’ “secret court” system: It’s secret.

Spotlight: Inside the secret courts

Behind closed doors, justice sometimes takes a back seat to who you are and where you go

By , and , Globe Staff

In the darkest corner of Massachusetts’ justice system, criminal charges often disappear without a trace. There are few rules in these private hearings and fewer records. They are a place where who you are — and who you know — may be just as important as right and wrong.

Baker wants new body to oversee transit agency

By , Globe Staff

Governor Baker has proposed the creation of a board to take control of the finances and operations of the MBTA.