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

In Sheffield investigation, ‘overwhelming evidence’ suggests man killed wife, 3 children, DA says

By , Globe Staff

Investigators found evidence of fire accelerant in different parts of the Sheffield home where the bodies were found.

In double slaying, authorities say N.H. man died of single gunshot wound to the head

By , Globe Staff

A New Hampshire man who died hours after being found in critical condition near his murdered wife was killed by a single gunshot to the head, officials said Monday.

New Bedford man busted for allegedly receiving two bricks of cocaine in the mail

By , Globe Staff

A 46-year-old New Bedford man is facing a drug trafficking count after authorities alleged he received two kilos of cocaine through the mail.

Heavy flames knocked down in 9-alarm East Boston fire

By , Alejandro Serrano and Andrew Stanton , Globe Staff and Globe correspondents

A fire at a casket company factory raged for hours Friday. More than 200 Boston area firefighters were on the scene. Some abutters in Orient Heights were evacuated from their homes because of heavy smoke conditions.