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

Millions view site seeking to ID girl in Deer Island case

By and Nestor Ramos , Globe Staff

Investigators said they are “in awe” of the help they are receiving from the public.

Woman shot to death in Lawrence

By and , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

A woman in her 40s was found inside an apartment building on Exchange Street about 4 a.m., suffering from a gunshot wound.

Thousands attend fireworks spectacular on Esplanade

By Monica Disare, Astead Herndon, Rosa Nguyen, and , Globe correspondents and Globe staff

The 42d annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is a distinctly Boston event, but attracts people from all over the world.

Boston police to step up antibias measures

By , Globe Staff

The move comes after a report said the department had disproportionately observed, interrogated, or searched black residents.