Shelley Murphy

Shelley Murphy is an investigative reporter, who works on a three-member strike force team focusing on stories that expose wrongdoing and hold public institutions accountable. She has also covered organized crime in Boston since the 1980s and 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.”

Murphy is a Boston native -- with the accent to prove it (wait, what accent?) -- and graduated from Northeastern University. She joined the Globe in 1993.

Latest stories

IRS agent indicted on charges of rape and strangulation of summer intern

By , Globe Staff

James Clarke, a special agent in the IRS’s criminal investigations office in Boston, has not been arrested, but rather has been summonsed to appear for arraignment in Suffolk Superior Court.

Conn. mobster eyed in Gardner heist sentenced to 54 months in prison on gun charges

By , Globe Staff

Robert Gentile’s sentencing caps the end of an unsuccessful, eight-year effort by the FBI to pressure him for information leading to the recovery of the stolen paintings.

Two more high-ranking officials at Massachusetts State Police retire

By and , Globe Staff

The retirements are the latest fallout from the controversy over how police handled the arrest of a judge’s daughter.

State trooper placed on paid leave after internal affairs investigation

By and John Ellement , Globe Staff

Leigha Genduso was a coconspirator in a massive drug case and just a few years later was serving as a state trooper.