Maria Cramer

Maria Cramer covers the criminal justice system, including federal and state courts. She has worked at the Boston Globe since 2004. Since that time, she has covered the suburbs, Boston Police, and breaking crime stories. She was one of the lead reporters in an award-winning, five-part series about the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood of Boston. In 2013, she was part of the metro staff that covered the Boston Marathon bombings and would win the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news. In 2016, she spent a year on the Spotlight Team working on the series, “The Desperate and the Dead,” which was named a Pulitzer finalist.

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On eve of trial, lawyers for City Hall aides try one last time for dismissal

By , Globe Staff

The trial is likely to renew the debate over whether federal prosecutors are overreaching by criminalizing the work of public officials acting on behalf of constituents.

As threat of raids loom, immigrants in Boston brace for the worst

By and Alison Kuznitz , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

“The panic that’s out there is alarming,” said Gladys Ortiz, an immigrant advocate.

Man who allegedly paid suspects in David Ortiz shooting is identified in court documents

By , , and , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The documents provide a detailed look at the actions of the men who are facing charges in the Ortiz shooting. But they did not provide an answer to the central question of who ordered the hit and why.

Man describes unexpected encounter with alleged Ortiz shooter

By , and , Globe Staff

Also, the 10th person implicated in the plot to kill retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz arrived at a judicial facility in Santo Domingo Saturday evening.