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

Until debt do us part: When shared bills outlast the relationship

By , Globe Staff

Couples who consolidated their loans are stuck with each other’s debt, even after they split.

Mobster eyed in Gardner heist undergoing pyschological evaluation

By , Globe Staff

The evaluation will determine if Connecticut mobster Robert Gentile is fit to stand trial on unrelated federal gun charges.

Years after mob murder, family wants answers

By , Globe Staff

Steven DiSarro’s wife and children spoke publicly for the first time about the man they loved, his disappearance, and its devastating toll.

Former mobster pleads guilty to lying about 1993 murder of South Boston nightclub owner

By , Globe Staff

Seventy-one-year-old Robert DeLuca pleaded guilty Friday in US District Court in Boston to obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements.