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

Man stabbed to death was devoted to children, music

By , Globe Staff

Charles Floyd’s musical career had just begun to take off, but his heart belonged to his children, family said.

Man stabbed to death Monday night in Roxbury during snowstorm

By , Globe Staff

A man was stabbed to death in Roxbury on Monday night, according to Boston police. The man was found lying in the street in the area of 8 Shetland St. at about 8:55 p.m., according to a police statement. The man was taken by Boston EMS to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Dorchester woman, 62, dies in 2-alarm house fire

By and , Globe Staff

The woman is the first fire fatality of 2015 in Boston, according to fire officials.

Region digs back toward routine

By , and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

Roads reopened, train service resumed, and residents shoveled their way out from more than 2 feet of snow.