Danny McDonald

McDonald is the Globe’s weekday, nightside general assignment reporter. Prior to joining the Globe as a digital producer in 2015, he worked as a staff reporter for a number of publications, including The MetroWest Daily News, The Standard-Times, and The Bermuda Sun. A graduate of UMass Amherst, McDonald also holds a master’s in journalism from City University London.

Latest stories

Border patrol agents to have presence in Boston for immigration enforcement in coming weeks

By , and , Globe Staff

Local officials and advocates are condemning the decision by the Trump administration to send federal border patrol agents to Boston and other so-called “sanctuary” cities in coming weeks, calling the move an intimidation tactic that could harm public safety.

Boston police report on Brigham incident, pursuit mentions 2 officer-involved shootings

By and Tonya Alanez , Globe Staff

A police report outlining the violence at Brigham and Women’s Hospital a week ago and a police pursuit that followed indicates there were two shootings during the law enforcement response, but does not mention if the man who was fatally shot in Brookline after the chase ended had fired gunshots at either location.

Police shoot Dorchester man during confrontation after Fields Corner stabbing

By and Gal Lotan , Globe Staff

A man who was shot by police after he allegedly stabbed another person Monday night in Dorchester’s Fields Corner is slated to be arraigned Wednesday, according to authorities.

Female officer at Souza-Baranowski assaulted by inmate, DOC says

By , Globe Staff

The alleged assault occurred during a noontime dispensing of medication at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, agency spokesman Jason Dobson said in a statement. The officer was assaulted by an inmate, who was not named by authorities, through the food slot of his door. According to Dobson, the inmate forcibly grabbed the officer before she was able to pull free.