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

Second suspect held in shooting of snow-shoveler in Jamaica Plain

By , Globe Staff

Donte Henley, 24, will face murder charges in the death of Kenneth “Kenny” Lamour, police said.

Police seek help to identify ‘person of interest’ in murder case

By , Globe Staff

Boston police posted photographs of a man in a black jacket on their website, asking for anyone who recognizes him to come forward.

Malcolm X remembered 50 years later

By and , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

About 200 activists gathered in Roxbury to discuss police violence, gentrification, and racism, and concluded with a walking vigil down Malcolm X Boulevard.

Unshoveled sidewalks force city pedestrians into the streets

By , Globe Staff

On many roads, pedestrians scurry alongside cars because the sidewalks are narrow, icy, or blocked by towering snowbanks.