Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Anti-human-trafficking activists want Robert Kraft banished from NFL

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In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, 84 individuals and organizations from across the country urged the NFL to conduct its own investigation.

Robert Kraft’s legal team has two other high profile lawyers for soliciting prostitution case

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Robert Kraft added the attorney who helped Julian Edelman fight his suspension for using performance enhancing drugs and a second attorney who helped prosecute Martha Stewart to his legal team.

Robert Kraft asks judge to keep video from public view

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Kraft, who has denied engaging in any illegal activity, is said to have rejected a plea offer in relation to the solicitation charges against him, and his attorneys moved to keep any videos from being released.

Prosecutors offer deal to drop charges against Robert Kraft, other defendants

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Florida prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor prostitution solicitation charges against two dozen defendants including Patriots owner Robert Kraft, if they agree to conditions.