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

Nanny admits to taking $280,000 from Boston couple

By , Globe Staff

Stephanie Lee Fox, 30, of Randolph, said that she stole 65 personal checks from her employers over a 16-month period.

Group shows support for Bulger girlfriend outside federal court

By , Globe Staff

A handful of Catherine Greig supporters — including her friends and sister — held signs, including one that read, “Free Cathy.’’

New clues revealed in long-unsolved N.H. deaths

By , Globe Staff

Unique properties of water detected in the hair, bones, and teeth of the victims suggest that three of the four lived together in a nearby state.

Judge rules Boston police exam discriminated against minorities

By , Globe Staff

A promotional exam for lieutenants favored white candidates, a federal judge said Monday.