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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

Ground Zero’s deadly dust claims another victim

By , Globe Staff

Ryan Fortini was a 24-year-old New York State Police trooper when he was dispatched to Ground Zero after planes crashed into the World Trade Center.

IRS agent sentenced to 7 to 8 years for raping intern in Boston in 2017

By , Globe Staff

An Internal Revenue Service agent was sentenced to seven to eight years in prison Tuesday for raping and choking a 21-year-old college intern at gunpoint inside his government-issued car in a Boston garage in 2017.

Woman sues TripAdvisor over camel ride gone awry

By , Globe Staff

In a new lawsuit, a New Jersey woman claims that serene image advertised was just a mirage. Instead, she was placed on a pregnant, runaway camel that broke away from the tour and tossed her to the ground, resulting in serious injuries.

Corey Lewandowski sues his lawyer, alleging malpractice

By , Globe Staff

The Lewandowskis are seeking $75,000 and the legal fees they paid Sullivan, which they estimated ran to tens of thousands of dollars.