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

‘Whitey’ Bulger girlfriend pleads guilty

By , Globe Staff

Catherine Greig pleaded guilty to a federal criminal contempt charge at a hearing in federal court Wednesday.

Police say suspect shot after carjacking Lexus

By and Steve Annear , Globe Staff

Randolph McClain, 33, was facing five charges for violating restraining orders and making threats when police attempted to arrest him.

Gardner suspect’s sentence was cut

By and Stephen Kurkjian , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

It’s unclear whether David Turner provided any information to authorities in exchange for leniency.

FBI still believes mobster knows about Gardner art theft

By , Globe Staff

Last year, Robert Gentile offered to sell the paintings to an undercover FBI agent posing as a drug dealer for $500,000 apiece.