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

Audit faults security at Boston Public Library

By and , Globe Staff

The Boston Public Library, which said two artworks are missing, inadequately protects its special collections, a city audit found.

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s cash set to go to victims

By , Globe Staff

Authorities are poised to distribute nearly $822,000 seized from the convicted South Boston criminal boss.

Lax security cited in artworks’ disappearance

By and Nestor Ramos , Globe Staff

Sinclair Hitchings, who oversaw the Boston Public Library’s prints for 43 years, said the library has relaxed its security protocols.

Library worker placed on leave as art remains missing

By Nestor Ramos, and Jan Ransom , Globe Staff

Susan Glover has not been charged in connection with the case, which involves art valued at more than $600,000.