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.
By Danny McDonald, Travis Andersen and John Hilliard , 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.
By Danny McDonald 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.
By Danny McDonald 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.
By Danny McDonald , 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.