Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She’s also a regular contributor to the Names page. A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001, and currently serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE).

Latest stories

Marshfield slaying suspect arrested, facing murder charge

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Allen Warner is accused of fatally attacking his estranged wife in what officials called a “despicable, cowardly act of domestic violence,” and sparking a manhunt that ended in his capture.

Tuesday will be sopping wet, and Wednesday will be wicked warm

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Whatever rain gear you have will come in handy today, because Tuesday is going to a wet one.

He served with the OSS during World War II. On Monday, he received his medal

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Ed Daly served in the Office of Strategic Services — the precursor of the modern Central Intelligence Agency — during World War II.

Revere firefighters pose for photos with babies, and the Internet loves it

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Revere firefighters have celebrated the arrival of several newborns over the past year.