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

Supreme Court’s corruption decision could affect Mass. cases

By , Globe Staff

The investigation into state Senator Brian Joyce is one of several cases that may face new limits.

Mobster faces charges in connection with club manager’s murder

By , Globe Staff

A New England mobster has been charged in connection with the 1993 murder of Steven DiSarro, whose remains were found in Providence in March.

Bidders pay $109,000 for pieces of ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s life at large

By and Reis Thebault , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Some came for the slice of local history, others showed up to support victims and their families and one man just wanted to have a beer while wearing James “Whitey” Bulger’s slippers.

On eve of Bulger auction, victims start to get share of seized money

By , Globe Staff

The families of James “Whitey” Bulger’s victims will each receive a little over $39,000 this week.