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

Man is shot to death on Roxbury street

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A 27-year-old Dorchester man was shot to death just before 1 a.m. Saturday in Roxbury, police said.

Slain Salvadoran archbishop is remembered in East Boston

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Oscar Romero, who was shot to death in 1980, was a passionate champion of the poor and an outspoken critic of government violence against civilians.

Earlier attack detailed in trial of Amy Lord’s accused killer

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The witness said that Edwin Alemany repeated over and over: “Just know that you’re gonna die today.”

At trial, prosecutor describes final hours of Amy Lord’s life

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Prosecutors say Edwin Alemany picked his victims seemingly at random. Two women escaped, but Lord was not so lucky.