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

Collision of hotel van, car kills two near Logan Airport

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Joseph Rodriguez, 59, and Sandra Arreola, 47, both of El Paso, were killed when a Subaru Legacy rear-ended a shuttle bus.

Salem woman pleads guilty to son’s attempted murder

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Kristen LaBrie admitted to denying her autistic 9-year-old son’s chemotherapy treatment until he developed a terminal illness.

Officers act as ‘guardians’ on the city’s streets

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A newly created police unit in Mattapan seeks out Boston’s most vulnerable citizens. The mission: to help, not to arrest.

Dudley won’t try to buy land proposed for cemetery

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The proposal to turn 55 acres of former farmland into a Muslim cemetery still must clear other bureaucratic steps.