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

Drop-in camps get new rules

By , Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

“You lose sight of a kid for even a second, a tragedy like this can happen,” Commissioner Evans said. “It breaks our heart.”

Loved ones remember Grisel Sanchez

By , Globe Staff

Sanchez, 31, was fatally shot last year in Puddingstone Park and the killing remains unsolved.

Boy’s mother says camp never said he was missing

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

Melissa Willis said no one at the city-run day camp ever called her to say her child was missing. Instead, she found out from her 9-year-old niece.

Mother’s unsolved killing leaves family in agony

By , Globe Staff

It’s been almost a year since Grisel Sanchez was shot to death, but who pulled the trigger remains a mystery.