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

Suspect’s death capped a violent life

By and Jan Ransom , Globe Staff

Angelo West, who allegedly shot police officer John Moynihan, had been convicted on multiple gun and drug charges during his 41 years.

Records detail alleged plot behind Bourne rampage

By , Globe Staff

Adrian Loya allegedly scattered hoax bomb devices to slow police, shot Lisa Trubnikova to death, and engaged in a gun battle with police.

Wounded officer commanded respect in Iraq

By , Globe Staff

Those who served under John Moynihan said he always worked shoulder to shoulder with his soldiers and wasn’t afraid of action.

Suspect fired at police with no warning

By , Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The man accused of shooting a Boston police officer in the face at point-blank range had a “violent criminal past,” officials said.