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

Walsh highlights housing, jobs, and veterans’ homelessness in campaign kickoff

By , Globe Staff

“What I try to do is change people’s lives every day,” Mayor Walsh said from a stage at Florian Hall.

Desperate opioid users are pawns in lucrative insurance fraud scheme

By David Armstrong and , STAT

Opioid users, desperate to break their addiction, are pawns in a sprawling national network of insurance fraud, a STAT-Boston Globe investigation has found.

Some seeking help for opioid abuse are lost in a circle of lies

By and David Armstrong , Globe Staff | STAT

It was a dirty game to start, luring addicts with promises of free treatment. And at the core of the scheme is insurance fraud, blatant and national.

Deporting of Irishman who was longtime Boston resident casts ‘big shadow’

By , Globe Staff

Advocates were sad and angry that John Cunningham, who was chairman of the Gaelic Athletic Association in Boston, was deported.