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 Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
The new district attorney’s policy of not prosecuting certain traffic violations helped Conan Harris avoid an arraignment for driving without a valid license.
Stopping injustice or putting the public at risk? Suffolk DA Rachael Rollins’s tactics spur pushback
By Andrea Estes and Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
Rollins promised to stop prosecuting “low-level” nonviolent offenses, but critics say she may be letting dangerous criminals off the hook.
By Shelley Murphy and Emily Sweeney , Globe Staff
Greig’s plane arrived at Logan International Airport shortly before 9:14 a.m. She flew on a JetBlue flight.
By Joshua Miller and Shelley Murphy , Globe Staff
A federal grand jury is investigating the Harvard fencing coach’s sale of his Needham house to a wealthy Maryland businessman whose teenage son was eyeing admission to the prestigious university.