Jenna Russell

A Globe reporter since 2000, Russell has contributed to award-winning projects including 68 Blocks: Life, Death, Hope, based on a year of reporting in a Dorchester neighborhood. She co-authored the Globe book Long Mile Home, about the Boston Marathon bombing, and joined the paper’s Spotlight investigative team in 2014.

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When despair meets deadly force

By , Globe Staff

Nearly half of people killed by Mass. police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

Bostonians share hopes for new year

By , Globe Staff

Many said their greatest hope is peace — but they also pine for simpler things.

How to let Instagram be your travel guide

By , Globe staff

Review-based sites are all about the wading. The joy of Instagram is its purely visual nature: a picture appears in your feed, and it delights you.