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

DNA points to serial killer in N.H.

By and , Globe Staff

Robert “Bob” Evans died in a California prison where he was serving sentence for murdering his wife in that state in 2002.

Six theories behind the stolen Gardner Museum paintings

By and Stephen Kurkjian , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

On the 27th anniversary of the $500 million Gardner Museum heist, we take a look at six theories behind the stolen paintings.

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s former FBI handler eligible for parole in 1982 slaying

By , Globe Staff

John Connolly was convicted in 2008 of second-degree murder in John Callahan’s death.

Former Bermuda premier defends his ties to Lahey

By and , Globe Staff

Dr. Ewart Brown said he helped Burlington-based Lahey Hospital and Medical Center bring sophisticated health care to the British territory.