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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.

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Peter Limone, who spent 33 years in prison for murder he didn’t commit, dies at 83

By , Globe Staff

Limone, who won millions in a lawsuit against the FBI, died Monday after a five-year battle with cancer.

Evidence in Gardner Museum thefts that might bear DNA is missing

By Shelley Murphy and Stephen Kurkjian , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Duct tape and handcuffs used in the heist — evidence that might, even 27 years later, retain traces of DNA — have vanished.

Gardner Museum: ‘We want our paintings back now’

By , Globe Staff

In an aggressive bid to recover priceless treasures, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum doubled its reward to $10 million and set a hard deadline.

W. Va. man charged with fraud in stolen paintings scam

By and , Globe Staff

The ads began popping up on Craigslist six months ago. A shadowy seller was offering two of the most valuable masterpieces stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.