Evan Allen

Evan Allen joined the Globe in 2011 as a freelance reporter covering the suburbs. She joined the staff in 2013, and has covered police, breaking news, and major events including the Boston Marathon bombings. She has also done investigative and narrative projects.

Allen is now a member of the newsroom’s narrative team, where she focuses on crime.

Latest stories

At addiction treatment conference, seminars mix with promotional swag

By David Armstrong and , STAT

Addiction treatment professionals attending a major national conference last weekend said they welcomed a crackdown on shady operators in their industry.

Addiction event on Cape Cod mingled courses, controversy

By and David Armstrong , Globe Staff | STAT

More than 1,000 people attended a national conference on Cape Cod for the addiction treatment industry last weekend.

‘I murdered four people.’ A stranger at the door, a terrible crime

By and , Globe Staff

After a man made the confession to a couple in Groton, four people were found dead in the house next door.

One dead, four others recovering, after suspected overdoses in Gloucester

By John Hilliard , Globe Correspondent

One person is dead and four others are recovering from what investigators suspect were five separate opioid overdoses that occurred during a single night in Gloucester, a police spokesman said Saturday.