Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.
By Cristela Guerra and Michael Levenson , Globe Staff
The 427 hate crimes reported last year in Massachusetts were the most since 2003, according to the state Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.
By Michael Levenson, Brian MacQuarrie and Cristela Guerra , Globe Staff
Christopher Roy was killed while fighting a five-alarm fire on Lowell Street in Worcester early Sunday.
By Michael Levenson and Travis Andersen , Globe Staff
Deval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, plans to announce shortly that he will not run for president in 2020, according to a person close to Patrick.
By Michael Levenson and Victoria McGrane , Globe Staff
The former governor had considered launching an aspirational, unifying presidential campaign at a time of deep national division.