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.
By Matt Rocheleau, Kay Lazar and Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
Records show that Columbia Gas of Massachusetts has been fined tens of thousands of dollars by the state’s utilities regulator in recent years, and its corporate parent linked to other serious blasts.
By Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
Salemme and an associate were sentenced to life in prison for killing South Boston nightclub owner Steven DiSarro in 1993.
‘I could crush your [expletive] skull and [expletive] get away with it.’ A deep look at the Springfield police
By Laura Crimaldi and Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
The Western Mass. city is facing an ugly new distinction as misconduct goes unchecked.
By Andrea Estes and Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
Questions about how Trooper Leigha Genduso, an unindicted co-conspirator in a major marijuana trafficking case, became a civilian dispatcher in 2008 and then a trooper erupted earlier this year.