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

An Auburn child lost amidst chaos and addiction

By and Nestor Ramos , Globe Staff

Enter Avalena Conway-Coxon’s world, where only in death did the toddler get the full loving focus she deserved.

Carnival Day parade is rollicking, peaceable

By and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

Thousands of revelers participated in the Caribbean festival, an explosion of color and music that wound through the city.

One man killed, four others wounded in three shootings

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

The gunfire that left Tedford “Tj” Davis dead capped off several hours of violence, in which the city recorded three separate shootings.

Street hockey tourney aims to help Dorchester dad

By , Globe Staff

Teens are dedicating their street hockey tournament to helping the cancer-stricken father of a friend.