Shelley Murphy

Murphy is a reporter for the Metro section. She covers organized crime, homeland security, legal affairs, criminal and civil court cases, and breaking news. She graduated from Northeastern University. She is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.

Latest stories

Judge sentences Catherine Greig to 21 months in prison

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A federal judge sentenced the girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger to 21 additional months in prison for refusing to testify.

Prosecutors want Catherine Greig to serve 37 more months in prison

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The long-time girlfriend of convicted killer James “Whitey” Bulger is being sentenced April 28 on a criminal contempt charge.

Bulger’s girlfriend should get only 6 more months in prison, lawyer says

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Catherine Greig is already serving a prison sentence stemming from her years on the run with James “Whitey” Bulger.

Catherine Greig’s twin urges judge to be lenient for her sister

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James “Whitey” Bulger’s girlfriend will be sentenced later this month for criminal contempt.