Reporter

Evan Allen

Allen covers law enforcement and breaking news in Boston and around New England. She joined the Globe in 2011 after graduating from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in writing, literature and publishing. In her time at the Globe, she has covered several metrowest towns and major news events including the Boston Marathon bombings.

Latest stories

Baker signs budget to pay lawyers for indigent

By and , Globe Staff

Thousands of attorneys have gone without pay for upwards of two months while the budget worked its way through Beacon Hill.

2 Charlestown buildings destroyed in 6-alarm fire

By Miguel Otarola and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

The blaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in back of a four-story brick and wood duplex at Bunker Hill and Sackville streets.

New trials possible for those convicted in Dookhan drug cases

By , Globe Staff

The SJC ruled people can seek new trials if disgraced state chemist Annie Dookhan was involved in their drug convictions.

Boston Police disarm man with replica gun in Dorchester

By , Globe Staff

Officers drew their weapons, but in what authorities called a remarkable show of restraint, they did not shoot.