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

One dead in officer-involved shooting in Dorchester

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Police Commissioner William B. Evans says the officer repeatedly ordered a man with a gun to drop it.

Richard ‘Dic’ Donohue to retire from Transit Police

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Donohue was wounded in 2013 during the shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers.

UMass Dartmouth launches campaign to deter heroin use

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After two apparent heroin overdoses, one fatal, the school is launching a campaign to educate students about the dangers of the drug.

Mother of toddler who died shares his final days

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Kenai Whyte’s death is under investigation, and police have released few details about the circumstances.