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

Grandson of victim charged after Mattapan shooting

By and , Globe Staff

One of the two men allegedly involved in a shootout on a Mattapan street that killed a 74-year-old woman Saturday evening was the victim’s grandson and had brought trouble to the home before, according to court documents.

A family sought seclusion in N.H. Instead, they found terror

By and , Globe Staff

James and Lizette Eckert had fled to an isolated farmhouse, to home school their children and to keep the government at bay. They had steeled themselves against the world, but not against an 11-year-old boy allegedly with a gun.

Shooting leaves a loss beyond measure

By , Globe Staff

It was all coming together for Kendric Price — the 32-year-old who was killed last week in Dorchester down the street from the house where he grew up — his mother says. Now it’s gone.

‘I’m just worthless. You want to throw my life away’

By , Globe Staff

Anthony Watson fell asleep on a Red Line train. He woke up, he says, to a nightmare of abuse and false allegations.