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

Juvenile arrested in killing of Lawrence teen found decapitated, according to district attorney

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The body of the teen, who had been missing since Nov. 18, was found on a river bank Thursday.

Amid grief, gratitude for a near-rescue

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A car with three people in it crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Milton.

Authorities ID decapitated body found in Lawrence

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Lee Manuel Viloria-Paulino, 16, was last seen by relatives last month before he went missing.

Opioids’ hold on parents takes toll on kids

By , Globe Staff

A mother and father are accused of driving from Vt. to Mass. to buy the drugs, then using them and passing out with their children in the vehicle.