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

Meet the criminal who went undercover in the country’s largest MS-13 takedown

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The FBI hatched a deal to bring Mako back from El Salvador in 2013, a year after he finished a lengthy prison sentence.

ATF agent’s case highlights treatment of women within the agency

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“You feel like you can protect others and then all of a sudden it comes down to: you can’t even protect yourself,” special agent SherryAnn Quindley said.

$10 million reward for stolen Gardner museum artwork is extended

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The reward offer, for information leading to the safe recovery of masterworks stolen decades ago, has been extended indefinitely.

$10m reward for stolen Gardner museum artwork set to expire at end of 2017

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The clock is ticking on a $10 million reward involving one of Boston’s greatest mysteries.