Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.
By Andrea Estes, Maria Cramer and Matt Stout , Globe Staff
The Globe reported a federal grand jury is looking into whether Judge Shelley Joseph and other court personnel helped an undocumented immigrant evade immigration officials.
By Andrea Estes and Maria Cramer , Globe Staff
There’s a federal probe into whether a Newton District Court judge and court personnel helped an undocumented immigrant leave through a back door and avoid arrest.
By Andrea Estes and Donovan Slack , Boston Globe and USA Today
Six national veterans groups, who together represent nearly 5 million members, say veterans who risked their lives for our country shouldn’t have to risk their lives in VA nursing homes.
By Andrea Estes , Globe staff
Investigators found a nurse and a nurse’s aide fast asleep during their shifts — one dozed in a darkened room while the other was wrapped in a blanket in the locked cafeteria.