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James "Whitey" Bulger

Bulger Attorney: Government Must Keep Immunity Deal

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 04.03.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger kept his end of a bargain to cooperate with the government in exchange for immunity from feder...

Whitey Bulger Says Feds Can't Touch Him

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 03.27.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger will ask his new trial judge to overturn a previous judge's ruling barring him from using his claim o...

Killing the Myth of Whitey Bulger and Why I Suggested Killing Him 30 Years Ago

Philip Leonetti | Posted 05.25.2013 | Crime
Philip Leonetti

When my uncle Nicodemo Scarfo was in La Tuna federal prison in 1983, he placed me in charge of running the day-to-day operations of our crime family in New Jersey from our headquarters just two and a half blocks from the Boardwalk in Atlantic City.

Judge Kicked Off Boston Gangster Trial

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — The judge who was set to preside over the trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger was removed from the case Thursday by a feder...

Whitey Bulger: Murder Contracts and Rats

Margaret McLean | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime
Margaret McLean

Outside the courthouse, Carney denied that Bulger was even an informant for the government! How can that be true when evidence exists that Bulger helped the Feds take down the Italian mob in the North End, which paved the way for his criminal empire?

Johnny Depp's Next Role

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp has found his next role. Depp has nabbed the part of infamous gangster Whitey Bulger in the upcoming thriller "Black Mass." Adapted fro...

'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 ...

OFFER HE CAN'T REFUSE: Mobster Wins Trial Delay

AP | Posted 11.10.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- A federal judge on Friday agreed to delay the murder trial of former mobster James "Whitey" Bulger by three months, rejecting a defense requ...

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...

Mobster Seeks Trial Delay Due To Wealth Of Evidence

AP | Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- Lawyers for Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger asked a judge Friday to delay his trial by eight months. Bulger, the former leader of the ...

Bulger's Girlfriend Further Punished For Helping Mobster Avoid Justice

AP | Posted 11.25.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — The woman who helped Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger evade authorities for 16 years has paid a $150,000 fine assessed when she ple...

Judge Opens The Door To 'Whitey' Bulger Lawsuit

AP | Posted 11.14.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — A federal judge has ruled that the family of one of James "Whitey" Bulger's alleged victims can continue with a federal lawsuit against...

'I Married A Mobster': 'Whitey' Bulger's Wife Joined Him In A Shootout

Posted 10.16.2012 | TV

Notorious mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was arrested last summer after 16 years in hiding. "I Married a Mobster" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on ID) touched base...

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...

Ex-Boston Mobster's Lawyer Says He Had Immunity

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 08.25.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — The attorney for James "Whitey" Bulger said Monday that the former Boston mob boss and one-time FBI informant shouldn't be prosecuted i...

Bulger's Lawyers: 'Chaotic Organization' Is Slowing Us Down

AP | Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger filed a motion Wednesday night formally asking a judge to delay the start of Bulger's trial ...

Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend Appeals Eight-Year Sentence

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 06.14.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- The day after the longtime girlfriend of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced to eight years in prison for helping him while he was o...

Mobster's Girlfriend Sentenced For Helping Him Hide For 16 Years

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.12.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — The longtime girlfriend of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for helping one of the FBI's mo...

Mobster's Girlfriend Prepares For Sentencing

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Crime

By Scott Malone BOSTON, June 12 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge will decide on Tuesday how long the girlfriend of reputed Boston mob boss Jam...

Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend Deserves A 10-Year Sentence For Hiding Him, Feds Say

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.08.2012 | Crime

BOSTON — The longtime girlfriend of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger should spend 10 years in prison because she knowingly protected one of the reg...

'Outlaw Empires' Profiles Whitey Bulger And Irish Mob

Posted 05.28.2012 | TV

Monday night's installment of Kurt Sutter's Discovery docuseries "Outlaw Empires" (10 p.m. ET on Discovery) profiles the South Boston Irish Mob, and t...

Feds Ice Assets Of Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- A federal judge has approved the prosecution's request and frozen the assets of Catherine Greig (grehg), the girlfriend of reputed Boston mo...

Feds Want To Ice Assets Of Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend

AP | Posted 03.20.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- Federal prosecutors are trying to freeze the assets of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's girlfriend to cover any fine she may be ordered to pa...

The Culture of Allegiance and Feminism in the Mafia

Chelsea Carmona | Posted 05.15.2012 | Crime
Chelsea Carmona

In a matter of weeks, I found myself, an intelligent young woman growing up in the nation's safest city, in a great deal of trouble. While I was quickly able to break it off and move forward, many women are not so fortunate.

Federal Court Upholds Multimillion-Dollar Judgement In 'Whitey' Bulger Case

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Crime

BOSTON -- A federal appeals court has upheld multimillion-dollar judgments that found the government liable for the deaths of three people allegedly m...