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

They all have something in (Boston) Common

By , Globe Staff

An eclectic mix of statesmen, casual strollers, and the city’s most downtrodden converge in Boston’s most celebrated park.

Boston police arrest eight men, recover guns, drugs, and cash

By , Globe Staff

Police conducted several arrests between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Boston Common stabbing suspect has grim history

By and , Globe Staff

Bodio Hutchinson, 34, pleaded not guilty and was ordered held on $1 million bail for allegedly stabbing two Boston park rangers.

Two park rangers stabbed on Boston Common

By and M.G. Lee , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

A homeless man with a “violent criminal past” was arrested after allegedly stabbing both rangers repeatedly in an unprovoked attack.