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

At Harvard, an admissions scandal that unfolded out in the open

By , Globe Staff

The money changed hands in a series of donations, a land deal, a real estate purchase. This was big money. This was Harvard. And they almost got away with it.

Unwatched, a sober home business boomed. Then they found the bones

By , Globe Staff

Sober homes are in the business of housing some of society’s most fragile people as they navigate the delicate stages of early recovery. But no one is watching.

Taxi driver killed in daytime Huntington Ave. shooting remembered as easygoing and friendly

By , and Gal Tziperman Lotan , Globe Staff

A co-worker mourned Luckinson Oruma, the Boston cab driver who was shot and killed near the Prudential Center Tuesday.

The twisted, fatal journey of the accused Appalachian Trail killer

By , and Alejandro Serrano , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The transformation of James Jordan into the menacing Sovereign, say many who know him, was at once shocking and sadly predictable.