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

Boston officer injured during violent struggle with suspect

By , Globe Staff

The officer was allegedly hurt while trying to wrestle control of a loaded semi-automatic handgun from a Roxbury man.

Boston marks two years since Boston Marathon bombings

By , and , Globe Staff

People gathered at the site of the two explosions and at ceremonies at the State House and City Hall Plaza to observe moments of silence.

Boston Marathon bombing anniversary marked in ceremonies

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Martin J. Walsh will raise an honorary banner for the victims and survivors of the bombing and the days following.

Halifax residents remember firefighter killed in crash

By and , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Bruce Wood, also the fire department’s chaplain, died Friday in a traffic collision on Route 58 in Plympton.