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

Roxbury toddler’s mother devastated after his death

By , Globe Staff

Kenai Whyte’s death is under investigation, and police have released few details about the surrounding circumstances.

BPD commissioner asks for jurisdiction over Seaport District

By , Globe Staff

While Boston firefighters and emergency medical technicians can respond to home calls in the Seaport District, police cannot.

State continues investigation into Roxbury toddler’s death

By and , Globe Staff

On Sunday night, Kenai Whyte’s battered body was found in his father’s home. He died from his injuries on Tuesday.

State fumbled for answers while girl was in limbo

By Nestor Ramos and , Globe Staff

In a child protection system mandated to watch for every red flag, how did a little girl get so lost?