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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 Attorneys Appeal His Conviction

AP | PHILIP MARCELO | Posted 10.14.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys for Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger filed an appeal Thursday of the federal convictions that sent him to prison for ...

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

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

Bulger To Formally Appeal

AP | Posted 11.21.2013 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger will appeal the racketeering conviction that landed him a life sentence last week. Bul...

Case Was 'Source Of Great Anguish' For Bulger's Well Connected Brother

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Senate president William Bulger said Friday he doesn't condone the actions of his older brother, convicted Boston...

Whitey Bulger Learns His Fate

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s...

Murder Victims' Relatives To Speak At Bulger Sentencing

AP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Relatives of people killed by gangster James "Whitey" Bulger will finally get a chance to describe their loss as a federal judge conve...

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 ...

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...

Whitey Bulger Should Forfeit $25 Million: Prosecutors

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Prosecutors asked a judge Friday to order James "Whitey" Bulger to forfeit more than $25 million they say was generated by racketeering and ...

Whitey Bulger Defense Costs Total $2.6M Through June

AP | Posted 09.13.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Defense costs for convicted Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger totaled more than $2.6 million through June, according to a court filing Fr...

Alleged Coffee Poisoner Labeled 'Danger To Society'

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 11.10.2013 | Crime

CONCORD, Mass. — With just one sip of iced coffee, Stephen Rakes may have sealed his fate. And on Tuesday, a judge ordered the man who faces an...

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 Juror Describes 'Stressful' Deliberations

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Emotions ran high as the jury in the federal racketeering trial of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger deliberated, according to one j...

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...

Bulger Jury Enters Third Day Of Deliberations

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Jurors in the Boston racketeering trial of reputed mobster James "Whitey" Bulger deliberated for a third day Thursday without reaching ...

Guys Testifying Against Mob Boss Were 'Bought' By Prosecutors, Defense Says

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.07.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Jurors in the racketeering trial of James "Whitey" Bulger finished their second day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching a verdi...

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 ...

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 Corruption?

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 09.30.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — A retired FBI agent told jurors in James "Whitey" Bulger's racketeering trial that the mother of one of defendant's alleged victims sus...

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.

Ex-FBI Agent Says He Wanted To Fire Mobster Informant

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 09.29.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Prosecutors on Tuesday suggested that a former FBI supervisor exaggerated his claim that he tried to end the FBI's corrupt relationship...