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

$10 million reward for stolen Gardner museum artwork is extended

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The reward offer, for information leading to the safe recovery of masterworks stolen decades ago, has been extended indefinitely.

$10m reward for stolen Gardner museum artwork set to expire at end of 2017

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The clock is ticking on a $10 million reward involving one of Boston’s greatest mysteries.

911 call: IRS agent put a gun in her mouth and sexually assaulted her

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Despite allegations by an intern, a special agent in the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation office in Boston has not been charged with any crimes.

Randolph killing underscores dilemma for nursing homes

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A 58-year-old man stands accused of killing his 86-year-old roommate at the CareOne facility.