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Sally Jacobs

Jacobs is a projects reporter who has worked for the Globe since 1988. During her time at the Globe she has covered local, national and international news and also worked for the Globe Magazine. She recently completed her first book, “The Other Barack, The Bold and Reckless life of Barack Obama’s Father.”

Latest stories

For alleged Abigail Hernandez kidnapper, a life of mystery

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

Nat Kibby, 34, has both a lengthy criminal record and a personal history of erratic behavior.

Cambridge mosque distances itself from terrorism suspects

By Milton J. Valencia and Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

A spokesperson for the Islamic Society of Boston said the mosque had no record of suspects attending a service.

An abrupt end for hard-working horse

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

Freddie, a grey Percheron who has pulled wedding couples and children for decades, died outside a Watertown wedding.

For this Kennedy, all politics (for now) local

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

Despite his family’s roots, Ted Kennedy Jr. is keeping his campaign for the Conn. Senate in the community.