Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

Latest stories

State Police boss Colonel Kerry Gilpin steps down

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Kerry Gilpin, whose nearly two-year tenure atop the agency has been plagued with crisis after crisis, will retire, effective Nov. 15.

Congressional committee confirms investigation of Trahan’s campaign spending

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It is the first time Congress has acknowledged investigating allegations of improper campaign donations to Lori Trahan in 2018.

State Police commander clears trooper who was forced to falsify records in ‘Troopergate’ scandal

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Colonel Kerry Gilpin told Trooper Ryan Sceviour that he “acted appropriately at all times” in arresting and investigating the daughter of a judge.

Trahan says $300,000 of campaign cash came from husband’s income

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Dogged by questions about the source of a last-minute cash infusion into her 2018 campaign, Representative Lori Trahan said Wednesday that $300,000 she loaned her campaign was her husband’s income that he deposited into an account they shared.