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

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.

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s girlfriend refuses to testify

By , Globe Staff

Catherine Greig faces more time in prison for refusing to cooperate with a federal grand jury in Boston.

Even in prison, ‘Whitey’ Bulger is pushing boundaries

By , Globe Staff

Basking in his perverse celebrity behind bars, the ancient hoodlum has been busy getting himself and others in trouble.

Woman struck, killed by snowplow in Weymouth

By and Aneri Pattani , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

The 57-year-old woman was fatally injured when she was struck by a snowplow on Tara Drive, officials said.