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

1 killed, 1 hurt in Boston shootings

By Evan Allen , Globe staff

City police are investigating two shootings that left one man dead and another wounded late Tuesday, a police spokeswoman said.

Bridgewater State faulted for silence on rapes

By Evan Allen, Kiera Blessing and Trisha Thadani , Globe staff | Globe Correspondents

The university defended its decision not to notify students after two alleged rapes on campus last month resulted in quick arrests.

Man, 22, fatally shot while riding bicycle in Dorchester

By Evan Allen , Globe staff

The victim, who has not been identified, was riding near Dudley Street at about 7:15 p.m. when he was shot, police said.

Blowtorch likely cause of Quincy fire

By Evan Allen and Kiera Blessing , Globe staff and Globe correspondent

The 170-year-old building is undergoing a restoration project that was expected to cost more than $8 million.