Reporter

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

Work begins on interpreting immigration order

By , Globe Staff

One day after the president’s announcement, officials, advocates, and immigrants are trying to figure out just who the order affects.

Boston police urge peaceful protests over Ferguson

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Commissioner William Evans appealed to students who might protest the outcome of the investigation.

Woman, 18, dies in Lowell stabbing

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Officers found the woman bleeding from at least one stab wound and rushed her to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Fatal Dorchester stabbing was in self-defense, DA says

By and , Globe Staff

The Suffolk district attorney said the Dorchester woman who fatally stabbed her ex-boyfriend won’t face charges.