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

Boston’s Pride Parade was a celebration, and a statement

By Vivian Wang and , Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff

“It’s the one time a year where people who don’t necessarily intermingle with our culture get to see us,” said a Boston drag queen.

Counterterrorism exercise at Fenway will be marked gunfire

By , Globe Staff

A counterterrorism exercise will bring the sound of explosions and gunfire to Fenway Park on Sunday morning.

Police Commissioner Evans rebukes students for not helping solve slaying of high school classmate

By and Jan Ransom , Globe Staff

Relatives, friends, and law enforcement officials identified the victim as Raekwon Brown, a junior at the high school.

One dead, three injured in Dorchester shooting

By , and Jan Ransom , Globe Staff

A 17-year-old student was killed Wednesday afternoon when gunfire broke out near the Jeremiah Burke High School.