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

City seeks private partner to rebuild former Bromley-Heath complex

By and Felicia Gans , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

There is no federal money to repair or rebuild the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. So housing officials are seeking proposals from private developers.

Lowell passes on sanctuary city status

By , Globe Staff

Officials took a pass last week on a citizen petition that would have added Lowell to the ranks of sanctuary cities, saying that it already follows policies with the same effect.

Surgeons honored for work in saving two Boston officers

By , Globe Staff

“Aren’t we lucky to have these two doctors?” Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said to a round of applause.

Israeli man charged in international drug network that reached into Boston

By , Globe Staff

Federal agents foiled a $2.5 million cocaine-trafficking plot and arrested an Israeli national who was extradited Thursday from Poland to Boston.