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

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

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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.

R.I. mobster admits role in second decades-old slaying

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Robert DeLuca has agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to murder Kevin Hanrahan, a mob enforcer who was shot to death in 1992.

US and state attorneys general take over Gloucester investigation

By and , Globe Staff

The US Attorney’s office and the state Attorney General’s office will be looking into allegations involving former Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello.