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David Lohr

People And Criminals Say The Darndest Things | David Lohr | Posted 12.30.2013 | Crime

People tend to say the darndest things when they're in a tense situation. Brain-to-mouth filters be damned, they speak the first thing that pops into ...

David Lohr

2013's Top Ten Crime Stories | David Lohr | Posted 12.29.2013 | Crime

Crime stories dominated the headlines in 2013 like no year in recent history. In the past 12 months we've seen the Boston Marathon bombing, the rel...

Relatives Of Murdered Family Members To Speak In Boston Gangster's Sentencing

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- BOSTON (AP) — For the families of 11 murder victims, the conviction of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger brought some sense of justice after ...

Did The FBI Really Want To Catch 'Whitey' Bulger?

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | Crime

By Scott Malone BOSTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - When she was assigned to the federal task force charged with finding James "Whitey" Bulger ...

Victims' Families React To Bulger Trial Verdict

AP | Posted 08.12.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- A sampling of reaction to Monday's verdicts against James "Whitey" Bulger: "Mr. Bulger knew as soon as he was arrested that he was going to...


The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 08.12.2013 | Crime

James 'Whitey' Bulger, the man who eluded FBI investigators for 16 years after building a reputation as one of Boston's most ruthless mobsters, was fo...

'Vicious, Violent And Calculating'

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.06.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Jurors began their deliberations Tuesday in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, the reputed crime boss who is accused of participating ...

Bulger Wants Stash Of Cash Split Among Alleged Victims' Families

Posted 08.03.2013 | Crime

James "Whitey" Bulger said Friday that he would forfeit $822,000 found inside the walls of his California hideout -- under the condition that the cash...

As End Nears, Will Bulger Testify?

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- James "Whitey" Bulger called his racketeering trial a "sham" Friday as he revealed he would not testify in his own defense, a decision that ...

Bulger Still Has Chance To 'Save Any Name He Has Left': Victim

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.01.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — James "Whitey" Bulger's defense team released photographs showing the reputed Boston gangster's softer side – including images of...

Bulger's Henchman Describes Mob Killings In Detail

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.08.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — James "Whitey" Bulger and his once-loyal criminal apprentice had an angry, profanity-laced exchange in court Tuesday during Bulger's ra...

Michael McLaughlin

Has Whitey Turned Yellow? | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- James "Whitey" Bulger might not be as eager to explain himself as his attorney once promised. Last year, the 83-year-old former gangster...

Michael McLaughlin

The Man, The Mobster, The Mayhem: Inside Look At Whitey Bulger Trial | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.07.2013 | Crime

When James "Whitey" Bulger steps into a Boston federal court Tuesday, it will be easy to see how the now bald, thin, 83-year-old was able to blend in ...

Licensing Crimes

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Granting criminals immunity for assisting law enforcement officials in convicting dangerous criminals is a well-established, however controversial practice.

'Whitey' Bulger's Lawyers Say Judge Is Biased Because Of Friendship With FBI Director

AP | Posted 12.13.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- Lawyers for former mobster James "Whitey" Bulger have asked a federal appeals court to order the judge scheduled to preside over his murder ...

Mobster's Lawyer Wants Delay For Trial On 19 Murders

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 01.01.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a judge Thursday to delay his trial by eight months, while a prosecutor argued that Bu...

SHOCKER: Reputed Mob Boss Whitey Bulger To Testify In Own Defense

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.06.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — Former Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger will take the stand in his own defense when he goes on trial next year on charges that he p...

Why Being In A Crowd Make Us Callous

Sam Sommers | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

When we understand how crowds can make us callous, we know too much to rest comfortably in our own inaction.

Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend Pleads Not Guilty

AP | By DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- The girlfriend of reputed former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who is accused of helping him elude authorities while they were on t...

Nabbed Gangster Accuses FBI Of Leaking Information To Press

South End, MA Patch | Posted 08.28.2011 | Crime

James "Whitey" Bulger has accused the FBI of leaking information to the press and is demanding the agency stop, according to court filings....

David Lohr

FBI Launches Hunt For Girlfriend Of Fugitive Mobster | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

The FBI has launched a new publicity campaign in an attempt to flush out fugitive Massachusetts mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger. The campaign consis...

UK: Boys Aged 10, 11 Charged With Attempted Murder Over Heinous Attack

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Two brothers aged 10 and 11 were accused Tuesday of the attempted murder of two other boys _ becoming some of the youngest people ever ...