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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

Tsarnaev friend pleads guilty to misleading investigators

By , Globe Staff

Khairullozhon Matanov pled guilty to charges that he deleted his search history, tried to dispose of cellphones, and misled investigators.

Search for artworks from Gardner heist continues 25 years later

By , Globe Staff

Years after two men dressed like police officers talked their way into the museum, it remains one of Boston’s most enduring and baffling mysteries.

Gardner Museum art heist is one of Boston’s most enduring mysteries 25 years later

By , Globe Staff

Twenty -five years after two men posing as police officers pulled off the world’s biggest art heist at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, it remains one of Boston’s most enduring and baffling mysteries. The FBI is confident it knows who was behind it, but has not recovered any of the $500 million worth of artwork.

Spectators look to witness history at Tsarnaev trial

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

“This is definitely one of the biggest trials ever in Boston — maybe the biggest,” said Marissa Babin, who arrived outside court around 5 a.m.