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Bulger Trial

Whitey Bulger's Defense Costs Millions To Taxpayers

AP | Posted 03.21.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Documents filed in federal court show the costs of defending Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) have topped more than $...

Officials: Potential Witness In Whitey Bulger Trial Killed By Cyanide Poisoning

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts medical examiner's office determined that cyanide poisoning killed an alleged extortion victim of Boston g...

Bulger Jurors Battled Tension, Boredom And Fear

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- They started out as 18 strangers seated in a jury box, stunned they'd been chosen to decide a case the government waited nearly two decades ...

'He Was A Bad, Bad Man'

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 08.15.2013 | Crime

EASTHAM, Mass. -- While the trial of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger showed that he committed horrific crimes, testimony from witnesses also reve...

Were Corrupt FBI Agents Protecting 'Whitey' Bulger?

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.09.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Jurors in the racketeering trial of reputed crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger finished a fourth day of deliberations Friday without reac...

Mobster Admits To Lying Under Oath

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.24.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A real estate developer on Thursday described a harrowing encounter with James "Whitey" Bulger, recounting how the reputed gangster sho...

Brother Of Alleged Bulger Strangling Victim To Testify

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- More family members of people allegedly killed by James "Whitey" Bulger are set to testify at his racketeering trial in Boston. Bulger is a...

'Whitey' And Former Henchman Curse At Each During Mob Trial

Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime

Put two former gangsters in the same courtroom who have metaphorically stabbed each other in the back and it's no surprise when they start cursing at ...

Witness In Bulger Trial Recounts 'Continuous Stream Of Gunfire'

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.21.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Frank Capizzi seemed incredulous when a prosecutor asked him if anything unusual had happened on March 19, 1973. "Unusual?!" he said. ...

Witness Chokes Back Tears During Bulger Trial

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.20.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A woman who survived a gangland hit that left her boyfriend paralyzed and his friend dead choked back tears Thursday at James "Whitey" Bulg...

Bulger Trial's Hit Man Of Country Club Lane

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 08.20.2013 | Crime

MILFORD, Mass. — He parks his silver Mercedes-Benz sedan behind his condo, below a deck decorated with white and pink flowers, where a couple of...

Gangster Who Killed 20 'Tried To Be The Nice Guy'

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.19.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A former hit man who admitted killing 20 people insisted Wednesday that he told authorities the truth when he implicated James "Whitey"...

Michael McLaughlin

Hitman Testifies On Bungled Murders, Crooked FBI, Broken Heart

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

A confessed killer who was a member James "Whitey" Bulger's gang testified Monday about numerous murders he said the group committed, including the sh...

Former Hitman To Testify At Bulger Trial

AP | Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A former hitman who admits killing 20 people is expected to take the stand at the trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL...

Bulger's Defense Tries To Delay Trial To Get Info On Hit Man

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Lawyers for reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a judge Monday to delay opening statements in his racketeering trial so they c...