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.

Latest stories

Nor’easter takes aim at coastal communities

By , , , Laura Crimaldi, and , Globe Staff

The blizzard caused flooding and power outages, but less of the devastating damage that some had feared.

Marathon bombing survivors gird themselves for Tsarnaev’s day in court

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With the long-awaited trial scheduled to begin Monday, survivors are grappling with whether they want to be there.

Man sentenced to 6 to 9 years in prison for 2007 double fatal hit-and-run in Saugus

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Michael S. Tranchita Jr., 35, eluded investigators for six years.

A bridge to somewhere: Tales of Thanksgiving

, Globe Staff

On a Wednesday in October, the tumbledown Long Island bridge was closed. And the lives of the homeless and addicts who sought refuge and recovery there were thrust into disarray. This was their first Thanksgiving off the island. Here are four portraits, of those seeking help, and those who give it.