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Gal Tziperman Lotan

Gal Tziperman Lotan covers police, courts, and how the criminal justice system affects the people of Boston. She previously covered courts, homicides, and public safety with a focus on data at the Orlando Sentinel in Florida. She is a Northeastern University graduate.

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Hundreds walk on a cold Sunday morning to benefit programs for homeless

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

About 1,700 people registered for the walk and raised about $197,000 leading up to Sunday morning, said Ari Barbanell, executive director of Winter Walk.

On the eve of MLK Day, group remembers black lives at Mount Auburn Cemetery

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

About two dozen people gathered in the cemetery’s Story Chapel on Sunday, just before the holiday commemorating the birth of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., to hear about some of the African American people buried at the cemetery.

Teen killed blocks from where his father died 10 years earlier

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

Through tragedy and loss, Treshawn Boyd and his mother were always a team. Now, Boyd is gone, shot to death blocks from where his father died by stabbing 10 years ago.

Boston police officer allegedly mailed threatening note, fake ticket after road rage incident

By Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

A Boston police officer is accused of mailing a fake $790 State Police citation, accompanied by a crude handwritten note, to the home of a driver he accused of cutting him off.