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

At Whitey Bulger’s funeral, a coda: ‘It is finished’

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The funeral was private and confined to immediate family and a few close friends, about 30 people in all.

Funeral Mass held for James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in South Boston

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A funeral Mass was held in South Boston for notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, the Boston Archdiocese has confirmed.

Medical classification change led to ‘Whitey’ Bulger’s prison transfer

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A Bureau of Prisons official who is familiar with Bulger’s treatment said the Florida prison considered Bulger a nuisance and wanted to transfer him.

‘Whitey’ Bulger hoped to be buried next to longtime girlfriend

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In letters the mobster penned after his capture in 2011, he made clear that he hoped to be buried with longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig.