Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Waltham police end search for man wanted for armed assault

By and , Globe Staff

Officials say Darren Dyette, 29, is still on the loose. He was armed during the assault, which took place around 5 a.m. Monday, police said.

Weather word into Wednesday: Quiet

By , Globe Staff

Forecasters are using a five letter word to describe weather conditions in Greater Boston for Monday and into the middle of the work week: “quiet.”

Body found following early-morning Ashland shed fire

By , Globe Staff

Authorities are investigating the death of a person in Ashland following the fire on Oak Street, officials said.

Ten people, including five children, driven out by early-morning fire in Dorchester

By , Globe Staff

The fire broke out on the third floor of a two-family residence, officials said.