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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

Victims of 2 unrelated Chelsea shootings identified

By , Globe Staff

Catherine Gomez, 35, was struck by a stray bullet and Juan Rodriguez, 36, was shot inside the French Naturalization Club.

Ex-FBI agent Connolly wants murder conviction overturned

By , Globe Staff

John Connolly says his conviction in a Florida court in a 1982 slaying orchestrated by James “Whitey” Bulger should be overturned.

Authorities seek help identifying US terror recruits

By , Globe Staff

Federal authorities need the community’s help in identifying those who may be vulnerable to recruitment by militant groups.

Federal initiative in Boston aims to counter extremism

By , Globe Staff

The new program seeks to identify people susceptible to radical ideology and intervene before they become a threat.