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

Changes to state fire code stem from national standards

By , Globe Staff

The National Fire Protection Association Standard 1 code allows hold-open clips at self-service gas stations.

State Police arrest 23 protesters in Boston

By , Jennifer Smith and , Globe Correspondents and Globe Staff

The protests over recent cases involving police killings drew about 1,000 demonstrators to downtown Boston, authorities said.

Stabbing victim had been living his dream

By , Globe Staff

Sean Dwyer was stabbed to death near the Dorchester barbershop that he opened and loved so much.

Mass. time capsule from 1795 should include 350-year-old shilling

By Kiera Blessing and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

Records show that a coin from 1652, as well as inscribed plates and documents more than 150 years old, should be inside.