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

Conn. mobster said he had stolen Gardner art, FBI alleges

By , Globe Staff

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

Security guidelines for Boston Marathon

By , Globe Staff

Among this year’s no-nos, drones and remotely controlled model aircraft are banned along the entire route.

Breastfeeding worker sues hospital over chemo case

By , Globe Staff

A perfusionist who was nursing feared exposure to toxic chemicals could taint her breast milk and harm the baby.

Boston Marathon security to remain tight this year

By , Globe Staff

Starting this weekend, a Boston police official said there will be a visible, increased police presence in the Back Bay.