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

Remains found in Swampscott belonged to missing woman

By and , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The Essex DA’s office said the remains belonged to Jaimee Mendez, 25, who was last seen Nov. 6.

Boston says rowdy Super Bowl celebrations will get ‘no tolerance’

By , Globe Staff

The mayor and Boston’s police commissioner are asking college students to behave responsibly after Sunday’s game.

2 brothers shot dead on Brockton street

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

Steven Afonso, 28, and David Afonso, 26, were pronounced dead at local hospitals, according to the Plymouth DA’s office.

Man stabbed to death was devoted to children, music

By , Globe Staff

Charles Floyd’s musical career had just begun to take off, but his heart belonged to his children, family said.