Evan Allen

Evan Allen joined the Globe in 2011 as a freelance reporter covering the suburbs. She joined the staff in 2013, and has covered police, breaking news, and major events including the Boston Marathon bombings. She has also done investigative and narrative projects.

Allen is now a member of the newsroom’s narrative team, where she focuses on crime.

Latest stories

Father killed while trying to save his two children from burning Springfield home, family says

By J.D. Capelouto, Alejandro Serrano and , Globe Correspondents and Globe Staff

A man ran back into the building when he realized his two small children — a son and daughter — were still inside, a family member said.

Shortened route did not dim enthusiasm at the St. Patrick’s Day parade

By , and , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The proud parade marched down a route that had been shortened due to last week’s nor’easter, which had dumped 14.5 inches of snow on the city Tuesday.

Family furious at plea deal in death of young Swampscott mother

By , Globe Staff

Jason Fleury, 39, admitted Friday to manslaughter in the Nov. 6, 2014, death of 25-year-old Swampscott mother Jaimee Mendez.

Mass. woman killed at Calif. veterans home was doing ‘what she loved’

By , Globe Staff

Christine Loeber, one of the three hostages killed by a former US soldier, earned a master’s degree at Boston College in 2008 before moving to California.