Reporter

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

Dorchester shooting victim, a mother of three, was bystander

By , Jan Ransom and , Globe Staff

The gunfire was not meant for 31-year-old Grisel Sanchez, according to officials, but it did not matter.

Two men shot in Roxbury on Homestead Street

By , Globe Staff

“It’s unfortunate. We have kids on every street,” said Superintendent in Chief William Gross at the scene. “There’s too many guns on the streets.”

Caribbean fest’s parade shortened

By , Globe Staff

After a woman was killed in crossfire last year, officials have cut the route of J’ouvert celebration.

Former staffer at DYS program arraigned in abuse case

By and Rosa Nguyen , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Emmanuel Fedna pleaded not guilty to charges that he and seven other employees ritualistically abused teenagers in their care.