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

Young woman is shot to death in Dorchester

By Evan Allen and Dan Adams , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Dawnn Jaffier, 26, was an “innocent victim” in the line of fire, according to Boston Police.

Suspect arrested a year after East Boston murder

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

Sherry Bradley was found dead in 2013 in East Boston. More than a year later, a Lynn resident is charged with her murder.

Man dies after diving from Nantucket building

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

Corey Griffin’s family and friends say he was in the area for ALS fund-raising.

Boy, 12, hit and killed by truck in Brockton

By Evan Allen and Travis Andersen , Globe staff

The boy was trying out roller blades his family had given him for his 12th birthday, police said.