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Bruce Gellerman

Reporter, WBUR Newsroom, WBUR

Gellerman is an award-winning journalist and senior correspondent, frequently covering science, business, technology and the environment.

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As Linchpin Of Project, Mass. Town Of Acushnet Weighs Pipeline Facility

February 02, 2016
Access Northeast's map of the pipeline, with the proposed LNG facility in Acushnet highlighted. (Courtesy Access Northeast)

The small town, located 50 miles south of Boston, is key to a proposed $3 billion natural gas pipeline expansion project called Access Northeast.

Reasonable Doubts, Part 5: Brockton Police Department

January 15, 2016

Darrell “Diamond” Jones was convicted of murder and is now 30 years into a life sentence for a crime he insists he did not commit. Our week-long investigation into the case ends with a look at what was happening in the Brockton Police Department at the time of his conviction.

Reasonable Doubts, Part 4: The Trial

January 14, 2016

Darrell Jones is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for a murder he maintains he did not commit. Our week-long investigation into the case continues with a look at his trial.

Reasonable Doubts, Part 3: The Defense

January 13, 2016
Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones, now 48, maintains his innocence after three decades in prison. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Darrell Jones is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for a murder he maintains he did not commit. Our week-long investigation into the case continues with a look at his defense.

Reasonable Doubts, Part 2: The Investigation

January 12, 2016
Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones, now 48, maintains his innocence after three decades in prison. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Darrell Jones is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for a murder he maintains he did not commit. Our week-long investigation into the case continues with a look at the police investigation.

Reasonable Doubts, Part 1: The Crime Scene

January 11, 2016
Darrell "Diamond" Jones was convicted of the 1985 murder of alleged Cuban cocaine dealer Guillermo Rodriguez in Brockton. Jones, now 48, maintains his innocence after three decades in prison. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Darrell Jones is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole for a murder he maintains he did not commit. Our week-long investigation into the case begins at the Brockton crime scene.

At Paris Climate Summit, Cities Seen As Key In Fight Against Global Climate Issues

December 07, 2015
Environmentalist activists form a human chain representing the peace sign and the spelling out "100% renewable," on the side line of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Sunday. (Michel Euler/AP)

A Boston city official is in Paris to receive an award for the city’s work to engage residents in battling climate change. While it’s a global problem, the world’s political and scientific communities believe thinking globally and acting locally will help.

Financial Woes Spur Plans To Close Pilgrim Nuclear Plant

October 14, 2015

Entergy, the company that has owned the nuclear plant in Plymouth for the past 16 years said it agonized over the decision to pull the plug on Pilgrim. It is expecting to lose $45 million annually for the next several years.

Police Arrest Activists Protesting Construction Of Pipeline In West Roxbury

October 06, 2015
The Rev. Martha Niebanck was one of three protesters arrested Tuesday for protesting the construction of the Spectra Energy pipeline in West Roxbury. (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR)

The three individuals planned to be arrested “for acts of civil disobedience.”

Sen. Ted Cruz Swings Through Boston For Presidential Campaign Fundraiser

October 02, 2015
Republican presidential candidate, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (Carlos Osorio/AP/File)

The Republican presidential candidate told a group of about 60 supporters that Massachusetts is going matter in the GOP primary.

‘Car Talk’ Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dies At 77

November 03, 2014
In this July 9, 1991 file photo, Brothers Tom, left, and Ray Magliozzi pose under a car hood in Boston. (AP)

One of Cambridge’s funniest, most famous and most beloved residents died Monday morning.

Against Odds, Menino Fought Successfully To Merge 2 City Hospitals

October 31, 2014
At rear left is Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, pictured standing near, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., shakes hands with nurse Janet Killarney while visiting the Boston Medical Center in 2004. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Boston Medical Center officials recall Menino’s determination to bring about the merger of Boston Medical Center and Boston University Medical Center Hospital.

Father Of Marine With Overturned Murder Conviction: ‘Larry Was A Scapegoat’

June 28, 2013
Lawrence Hutchins Jr., retired Marine Reservist, father of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, whose murder conviction for killing an innocent Iraqi civilian was overturned by the military’s highest court. (Jared Bennett for WBUR)

The U.S. military’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction of a Marine from Massachusetts. But the case is still far from over. WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman spoke with the Marine’s father.

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