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Whitey Bulger Trial

Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Says His Life Was 'Wasted' In Letter Penned From Prison

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.29.2015 | Crime

James "Whitey" Bulger, mobster and convicted murderer, has a simple message for the younger generation: Don't waste your life. In a letter penned i...

CNN's 'U.S. vs. Whitey' Will Shake Your Faith in Federal Government

Chris Edwards | Posted 11.17.2014 | Media
Chris Edwards

There was always talk that the fibbies looked the other way when it came to Bulger because he was an informant. But was he really? Based on what I saw in this documentary, the answer was no... or at least more no than yes.

Whitey Bulger's Lawyer Makes Bold Claim

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.18.2014 | Crime

Joe Berlinger tackles the question of whether or not Whitey Bulger, the legendary Boston murderer and crime ring organizer, was a federal informant in...

On Sundance Official Selection Whitey: United States Of America v. James J. Bulger with Director Joe Berlinger

Quora | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Joe Berlinger, Director, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, Nonfiction fi...

Top 10 Unanswered Questions About the Whitey Bulger Trial

Chris Dearborn | Posted 10.27.2013 | Crime
Chris Dearborn

While the U.S. Attorney's office secured 30-plus convictions, in some respects salvaging a modicum of respect for the system, Whitey and his lawyers not only exposed but completely undressed the unsavory and amoral corruption that was rampant in the FBI and DOJ during Whitey's reign in Boston.

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...

Is That 'Whitey' Bulger's Pedo Pal?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

Among the things James 'Whitey' Bulger might have to explain in open court: What was he doing with a priest defrocked amid a pedophilia scandal? In...

FBI's Bulger Poison Still Potent

Len Levitt | Posted 09.29.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Boston law enforcement authorities' bitterness and mistrust of past FBI actions, on view at Whitey Bulger's ongoing trial, have bubbled to the surface in the aftermath of Boston Marathon terror bombing.

The Murders That Still Haunt My Family

Babette Hughes | Posted 09.26.2013 | Fifty
Babette Hughes

Who are they? What is their background? Do they like the danger and the money? Or hate it. Stay or leave? If they're religious, how do they reconcile their ethical teachings? How are their lives affected?

Witness At Notorious Mobster's Trial Gives Horrifying Testimony

cnn.com | Posted 07.23.2013 | Crime

Boston (CNN) -- The fireworks started early on day 26 of the James "Whitey" Bulger trial in Boston Monday when Stephen Flemmi, who mouthed an expletiv...

Notorious Mob Boss Strangled His Stepdaughter, Buried Body In Basement: Witness

Newser.com | Posted 09.21.2013 | Crime

(NEWSER) - Testifying in court today, Whitey Bulger's alleged former partner-in-crime gave a graphic account of how he says Bulger murdered his longti...

Death Of Witness In Mob Trial Deemed 'Suspicious'

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.19.2013 | Crime

Authorities say that the death of a man who was on the witness list in the trial of mobster James "Whitey" Bulger is suspicious. The body of Stephe...

Steven Hoffer

Key Bulger Trial Witness Found Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.18.2013 | Crime

A key witness in the trial of alleged Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger has been found dead, authorities confirmed Thursday. The body of Stephen...

Bulger's Lawyers Question Key Piece Of Evidence

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2013 | Crime

(Adds quote from family member, details on disgraced FBI agent) By Scott Malone BOSTON, June 25 (Reuters) - Reputed mob ...

Michael McLaughlin

Confessed Gangster Says He Turned On Whitey Because He's 'A Rat'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- An admitted murderer from Boston's fearsome Winter Hill Gang faced relentless questioning about why he’s testifying against fellow ex-gang...

Michael McLaughlin

Whitey's Partner Killed 20 People, But 'Didn't Like Doing Any Of It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Hitman-turned-government witness John Martorano resumed his testimony against James "Whitey" Bulger Tuesday, describing how his former partn...

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...

Michael McLaughlin

The Truth Behind The Rumor That 'Godfather' Actor Wants A Seat At Gangster's Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- The United States attorney's office has denied reports that famed "Godfather" actor Robert Duvall has asked for a seat in the courtroom for ...

Michael McLaughlin

Whitey Was 'Very Nice' To Neighbor Who Helped Bust Him

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- In the waterfront federal courthouse here, prosecutors this week started building their case that James "Whitey" Bulger was the violent lead...

Michael McLaughlin

Prosecutors Break Out Big Guns Against Whitey

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Jurors in James "Whitey" Bulger's racketeering trial Thursday got a glimpse of the heavy firepower that prosecutors say helped him dominate ...

Michael McLaughlin

Whitey Turned Garage Into Underworld Board Room: Cop

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- A retired state trooper who monitored Whitey Bulger in 1980 will continue his testimony this morning about the downtown Boston garage where ...

Michael McLaughlin

Has Whitey Turned Yellow?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Whitey Bulger: The Day Has Come

Jon Leiberman | Posted 08.12.2013 | Crime
Jon Leiberman

"He's 4 or 5 steps ahead of everyone... every time." Those words were spoken to me in 2008 by Howie Winter. A founding member of the Winter Hill Gan...

Michael McLaughlin

Fireworks Expected In Bulger Trial Opening Statements (LIVE UPDATES)

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- The trial of one of America's most infamous mob bosses began last week with an extraordinarily challenging jury selection. But the real show...

Michael McLaughlin

Hit Men, G-Men, Crooks And Victims: Who's Who At Bulger Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.14.2013 | Crime

It's the biggest mob trial in ages: James "Whitey" Bulger, the head of a ruthless South Boston gang, stands in court accused of 19 murders and other f...