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

Haverhill man accused of detonating bomb near city park

By Evan Allen and John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

The 20-year-old allegedly placed the homemade bomb on top of a public bathhouse last week, police said.

Canton man tied to tainted medicine arrested at Logan

By Evan Allen, Milton J. Valencia and Liz Kowalczyk , Globe Staff

Glenn Adam Chin, a supervising pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center, was trying to board a plane to Hong Kong, officials said.

Eighth-graders take MBTA on first day of transit plan

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

Some students in Boston were accompanied by frustrated parents while others went solo.

Eighth-graders graduate to MBTA

By Evan Allen , Globe Staff

There were few hitches with the students moving to public transportation, a move made for financial reasons.