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.
By Maria Cramer , 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.
By Maria Cramer and Alison Kuznitz , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent
“The panic that’s out there is alarming,” said Gladys Ortiz, an immigrant advocate.
By Maria Cramer, Aimee Ortiz, Travis Andersen and Jeremy C. Fox , 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.
By Aimee Ortiz, Laura Crimaldi and Maria Cramer , 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.