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

High school student killed in Winchester crash

By Melissa Hanson, Jeremy C. Fox and Evan Allen , Globe Correspondents | Globe Staff

Patrick Gill, a 17-year-old captain of the football team, died in a single-vehicle crash early Saturday, authorities said.

Boston police seize gun, arrest teenager after foot chase

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

Livingston Walker, 19, was charged after police found a gun in a backpack he was carrying.

Suffolk DA hires dog to comfort people in distress

By Evan Allen , Globe staff

Indy, a two-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, is the first “facility dog” in a New England governmental agency.

After 38 years, search for missing Lawrence boy renewed

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

Authorities conducted the most methodical canine search to date in Lawrence for Andy Puglisi, who was 10 years old when he disappeared in 1976.