Evan Allen

Evan Allen joined the Globe in 2011 as a freelance reporter covering the suburbs. She joined the staff in 2013, and has covered police, breaking news, and major events including the Boston Marathon bombings. She has also done investigative and narrative projects.

Allen is now a member of the newsroom’s narrative team, where she focuses on crime.

Latest stories

Before kidnapping charges, Stewart Weldon cast a long shadow in Springfield

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“There’s not a human there,” said one woman. “You’d see nothing in his eyes.”

Police arrest man in connection with Roxbury house party shooting

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Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans announced Sunday morning that Anthony Sheffield, 30, was arrested near the scene of the shooting on Copleland Street.

In Springfield, search for answers goes on

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Fearful families waited in dread for answers Saturday, wondering how an allegedly violent kidnapper had been allowed to walk this city’s streets.

Boston area beaches maintain high ratings

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A rainy summer in 2017 brought a slight drop in water quality, but the beaches are still among the cleanest urban strands in the nation.