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 shot to death after allegedly firing on Dartmouth officers

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The New Bedford man allegedly broke into a former girlfriend’s apartment and then shot at officers when they tried to question him.

Boston police name 1st Muslim captain

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Haseeb Hosein, a former science teacher, plans to have his officers walking not only the streets, but school hallways.

Transit Police seek group of suspects in vandalism spree

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The group allegedly broke train windows, damaged lights at Shawmut Station, and injured a woman who was hit by falling glass.

Slain Dorchester woman recalled as doting mom, student

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Maria Sanchez’s life ended violently Saturday in an attack loved ones say started as an argument over a cigarette.