Danny McDonald

McDonald is the Globe’s weekday, nightside general assignment reporter. Prior to joining the Globe as a digital producer in 2015, he worked as a staff reporter for a number of publications, including The MetroWest Daily News, The Standard-Times, and The Bermuda Sun. A graduate of UMass Amherst, McDonald also holds a master’s in journalism from City University London.

Latest stories

The pandemic poses significant access-to-justice obstacles. A Cambridge technologist is developing solutions

By , Globe Staff

A 37-year-old Cambridge resident has launched a project aimed at making about 30 court forms dealing with housing and family law issues available to the public online through a series of apps in a few weeks time.

In Boston, arrests continue to dip as pandemic rages on

By , Globe Staff

Amid the ongoing coronavirus menace, criminal arrests have continued to dip in Boston, with the number of people taken into custody recently by the city’s police department down by nearly 60 percent compared to last year.

Lawyers for Mass. man accused in horrific N.H. crash calls initial police assessment ‘deeply flawed’

By , Globe Staff

Attorneys for the Massachusetts man who allegedly crashed his truck and attached trailer into a group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire last June, killing seven people, are saying an initial police assessment of the horrific incident was deeply flawed.

In Boston, more first responders sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic as 2 firefighters test positive, 17 in isolation

By , Globe Staff

Two Boston firefighters have tested positive for coronavirus, and 17 members of the department are in self-isolation, authorities said Tuesday, drastically increasing the number of first responders in the city who have been sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic.