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

Trump supporters rally in Boston, and counter-protesters are there, too

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The rhetoric on both sides was marked by lots of cursing. A heavy and calm police presence prevented things from escalating.

He claimed he ran down his ex-wife by accident. Investigators say otherwise

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Prosecutors say Yan Long Chow, who claimed he accidentally hit and killed his ex-wife with his car, actually murdered her.

Security company, guard sued over alleged assaults of homeless at North Station

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Four homeless people who say they were assaulted by guards contracted by TD Garden last year sued a former guard and the company he worked for.

Loss of grants would cut deep into Mass. aid programs

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“This is not a responsible budget,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said, joining advocates across the state who said it would devastate much-needed programs.