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

Authorities release sketch in Abigail Hernandez case

By John R. Ellement and Evan Allen , Globe staff

Law enforcement officials say the man drove the N.H. teen away in a pickup truck last October.

Gun charge tied to Collier shooting, lawyer says

By Patricia Wen and Evan Allen , Globe staff

The gun charge that Stephen Silva, a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, faces is connected to the shooting death of MIT officer Sean Collier, Silva’s lawyer said.

Man dies after shooting in South End

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

Police found the man with an apparent gunshot wound and took him to a hospital, where he died.

Psychiatric test ordered for man found in Kennedy home

By Laura Crimaldi and Evan Allen , Globe Staff

James M. LaCroix of Mashpee was arrested and allegedly told police he was looking for singer Katy Perry and John F. Kennedy.