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

Police in Dover, N.H., say infant’s death at day-care facility was not suspicious

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Police said the autopsy did not reveal anything suspicious and said there was no evidence that any other child at the day care was ever in danger.

N.H. man accused of stabbing his mother to death charged with second-degree murder

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A 21-year-old New Hampshire man accused of stabbing his mother to death in May is due to be arraigned Friday afternoon.

Cambridge police detectives help prevent woman from being scammed out of nearly $95,000

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Police said the woman had been targeted by a scammer who threatened her with arrest unless she wired the money to a bank in Hong Kong.

Taunton police investigating alleged assault on officer working detail

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Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh reported that the alleged assault occurred around noon in the area of Hart’s Four Corners.