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

A minor sideswipe, a harrowing ride: Inside that viral road-rage incident

By , Globe Staff

The story of a man hanging off a car flying down the Mass. Pike had everything: road rage, mortal danger, impossible survival, a good guy with a gun.

Here’s how investigators tracked down the Charlestown abduction suspect, and rescued Olivia Ambrose

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Victor Pena, accused of kidnapping Olivia Ambrose, sobbed and appeared to be talking to himself during a court appearance where he was ordered to undergo a 20-day mental competency evaluation.

Kidnap suspect has history of menacing behavior toward women, court records say

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At least one ex-girlfriend accused Victor Pena of sexual assault, according to court documents.

Vietnam vet, 70, slain in Roxbury was ‘the sweetest person,’ family says

By and , Globe Staff

Boston police said Edward Mowring was stabbed multiple times Saturday night in the area of 49 Blue Hill Ave.