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

Colo. shooting victim recalled as brave, kind

By and Alexandra Koktsidis , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

“He was always doing the right thing and putting others before himself,” said Garrett Swasey’s former skating partner.

‘Spotlight’ filmmakers defend portrayal of BC spokesman

By , Globe Staff

An attorney for the Boston College spokesman said the film casts him as a collaborator in the coverup, and called the portrayal “defamatory.”

Man charged with pretending to be a Harvard-educated attorney

By , Globe Staff

David Koraca allegedly bilked at least two women out of more than $20,000 with an elaborate scheme, complete with rented office space.

Ex-babysitter allegedly abducted, beat Hamilton toddler

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

Abigail Hanna, 21, is facing kidnapping and assault charges in an abduction that triggered a massive search.