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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

Court documents shed new light on Cape Cod driver’s criminal past

By , J.D. Capelouto and Amelia Nierenberg , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondents

Filings raise questions about whether Mickey A. Rivera posed too great a public safety risk to warrant bail in a 2015 case and whether the fatal accident could have been prevented.

Anger grows over fatal Cotuit crash that killed new dad

By , and Amelia Nierenberg , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

A district attorney blasted the probation department for failing to inform him about Mickey Rivera’s June arrest, saying prosecutors would have moved to revoke his bail if they had known.

Anger grows over fatal Cotuit crash that killed new dad

By , and Amelia Nierenberg , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

A district attorney blasted the probation department for failing to inform him about Mickey Rivera’s June arrest, saying prosecutors would have moved to revoke his bail if they had known.

Retired state trooper arrested for allegedly collecting $14,000 for overtime he didn’t earn

By and , Globe Staff

Daren DeJong is the fifth current or retired trooper to face charges in the broadening scandal that has rocked the state’s top law enforcement agency.