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

Brockton police whistleblower sues city

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Captain Leon McCabe accuses multiple parties of conspiracy, violating the state’s whistleblower statute, and using threats, intimidation, and coercion to interfere with his free speech.

Southbridge suspect’s crime spree was ‘last hurrah’

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Gregory Lewis allegedly planned to murder the 13-year-old girl he is accused of raping in August, State Police said.

Firefighters killed in Back Bay fire receive top award

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Edward Walsh Jr. and Michael Kennedy were honored during the 25th Annual Firefighter of the Year Heroic Awards Ceremony.

Menino is missed at mayoral gathering

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After announcing he was stopping chemotherapy and other treatment for his inoperable cancer, Thomas Menino was forced to skip Saturday’s panel.