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

Brockton mother killed children during ‘ritual incident,’ prosecutor says

By , and , Globe Staff

Latarsha Sanders allegedly stabbed her 8-year-old as part of a “ritual incident” and then attacked her 5-year-old son after she concluded that the first death failed to complete it.

Operator error cause of Mattapan trolley crash, MBTA says

By , Globe Staff

The investigation into the crash Friday that injured 17 passengers is continuing, the MBTA said in a statement.

Mass. utilities ordered to set new rates based on federal tax cuts

By and Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

“This is a huge victory for ratepayers who deserve the benefit of this major tax break for utilities,” Maura Healey said.

Boston, Cambridge cops face off on Super Bowl

By , Globe Staff

There’s a friendly Super Bowl bet going between Boston and Cambridge police officers involving steak and lobster.