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

Gun controversy lost on new shooting stars

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

Competitive marksmanship is a growing draw for children and teens.

Boston’s ‘first girlfriend’ avoids the spotlight

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

“I’m really not that interesting,” said Lorrie Higgins, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s longtime partner.

Tsarnaev friend tells of beliefs in conspiracies

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

Tamerlan Tsarnaev clung to strong views that were probably influenced by propaganda, said a confidant.

Hardest-hit family conveys thanks and cautious hope

By Sally Jacobs , Globe Staff

The Dorchester family that was the most extensively wounded in the Marathon bombings gave the fullest ­account to date of their pain and their halting progress.