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

4 men hurt in Boston shootings expected to live

By , Globe Staff

Preliminary investigation suggests both shootings may be gang-related, according to city police.

Boston sees spike in suspected drug overdoses

By and Nicole Dungca , Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh decried the city’s “epidemic of heroin” as police probe whether heroin on the streets is more potent or laced with dangerous substances.

Gunman sentenced, and forgiven for shooting

By , Globe Staff

A Boston Police officer forgave Paul Eric Louis-Jeune for firing on him in the summer of 2013.

JFK letter reassuring girl about Santa is re-released

By , Globe Staff

“You must not worry about Santa Claus,” Kennedy wrote to an 8-year-old, more than 50 years ago.