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

Stepmother was sole caretaker when Roxbury boy was injured, prosecutor says

By Astead W. Herndon and , Globe Staff

Marie Buie surrendered to police for allegedly causing harm to Kenai Whyte, who died Feb. 2.

‘She was going through a lot of pain, a lot of suffering’

By , Globe Staff

Dolores and Robert Chisholm had health problems, her especially so, a friend said. The West Boylston couple was found dead Monday.

Hanley Ramirez not under federal investigation; friend dropped his name hoping to avoid arrest

By and , Globe Staff

A friend of former Red Sox player Hanley Ramirez dropped his name to police, then immediately admitted the player had no connection to the drugs.

Boston detective alleges gender discrimination and retaliation

By , Globe Staff

Donna Gavin accused the department and her supervisor of discriminating against her because she is a woman, and then threatening her and retaliating against her.