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

Rapist charged in South End assault held on $500,000 bail

By , Globe Staff

The 31-year-old allegedly attacked a woman months after he had been released from prison on a similar 2007 assault.

Convicted rapist arrested after woman in South End is assaulted

By , Globe Staff

Eduardo Rodriguez, 31, was released recently from prison after serving time for a similar assault in 2007.

Mayor Walsh rejects idea of Boston police carrying long guns

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined a chorus of voices skeptical of the demands in a strident letter sent to the city by the leadership of the Boston police unions.

Kyzr Willis remembered as sunny, rambunctious boy

By , Globe Staff

Hundreds came to Morning Star Baptist Church to bid a somber farewell to seven-year-old Kyzr, who drowned at Carson Beach in South Boston last week.

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‘We don’t know why it happened,’ family says at emotional vigil

By Miguel Otárola and Evan Allen , Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff

Harvard Summer School student ID’d as drowning victim

By Vivian Wang, Nicole Fleming and , Globe Correspondents and Globe Staff

Drop-in camps get new rules

By , Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

Boy’s mother says camp never said he was missing

By , Laura Crimaldi and Trisha Thadani , Globe Staff and Globe correspondent