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.

Latest stories

Roxbury shooting leaves 1 person hospitalized

By Jacob Carozza , Globe Correspondent

Police said they knew little about Saturday’s incident, including the gender of the victim.

Dementia patient, 86, is beaten to death in Randolph facility

By and , Globe Staff

Both the 86-year-old victim and the 58-year-old alleged assailant were patients in the dementia ward, Norfolk prosecutors said.

Mobster suspected in Isabella Gardner Museum case may not be mentally competent

By , Globe Staff

Federal authorities believe Robert Gentile, 81, knows where the stolen paintings can be found.

N.H. authorities identify mysterious serial killer

By , Globe Staff

The man who murdered a woman and three girls in Allenstown, including his own daughter, was Terry Peder Rasmussen, born in Denver in 1943.