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

911 call: IRS agent put a gun in her mouth and sexually assaulted her

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Despite allegations by an intern, a special agent in the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation office in Boston has not been charged with any crimes.

Randolph killing underscores dilemma for nursing homes

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A 58-year-old man stands accused of killing his 86-year-old roommate at the CareOne facility.

Man charged in nursing home slaying arraigned

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A man charged with killing his roommate in the dementia unit at a Randolph nursing room last month was arraigned Friday in the intensive care unit at Morton Hospital.

Report on assault spreads blame to T police leadership

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Transit police ignored repeated warnings that Officer Jennifer Garvey was prone to using excessive force and quickly excused her 2014 assault on a bystander, consultants found.