1 day ago
A former hitman will testify for a second day in the racketeering trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, as Bulger's attorneys prepare to attack his credibility.
2 days ago
In opening statements, Bulger attorney J.W. Carney Jr. said prosecutors were so desperate for Martorano's testimony that they "basically put their hands up in the air and said take anything you...
2 days ago
Bulger, the former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, is charged in a 32-count racketeering indictment that accuses him of participating in 19 murders in the 1970s and '80s.
4 days ago
Two bookies who testified Friday told the jury they were forced to pay monthly "rent" or "tribute" payments to Bulger and his gang if they wanted to stay in business.
5 days ago
A bookmaker is testifying that he and other bookies were forced to pay James "Whitey" Bulger and his gang to stay in business and if they didn't, they were told they could "wind up in the hospital."
8 days ago
Criminal background checks on potential jurors in the trial of reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) have turned up 13 people with some type of record.
9 days ago
In a motion filed Monday, Bulger's lawyers asked for a stay of proceedings while they conduct their own investigation into a man expected to be a key witness against the reputed Boston mobster.
9 days ago
Bulger's former stomping grounds are where authorities say he ran a criminal enterprise responsible for illegal gambling, loansharking and the deaths of 19 people in the 1970s and '80s.
14 days ago
Bulger is accused of participating in 19 murders.
16 days ago
Prosecutors plan to call mob figures, including Bulger's former partner, Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, who is now serving a life sentence for 10 murders.
17 days ago
Bulger's lawyers successfully argued to a federal appeals court that Stearns should be removed from presiding at Bulger's trial because of the potential for an appearance of conflict of interest.
17 days ago
The infamous gangsters on the witness list include Bulger's former partner, Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, hit man John Martorano and former Bulger lieutenant Kevin Weeks.
24 days ago
Bulger's lawyers wanted U.S. District Judge Denise Casper to order prosecutors to turn over the name of the informant mentioned in an FBI report from 2000.
33 days ago
Prosecutors say Greig helped Bulger in multiple ways while he was hiding from law enforcement.
48 days ago
"Bulger's lawyers argued they should be able to present a trial defense claiming that a now-dead law enforcement official gave Bulger immunity from prosecution.
96 days ago
A new judge has been named to preside over the trial of reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur), a day after the previous judge was removed to eliminate any appearance of bias.
97 days ago
Bulger claims he received immunity for his crimes from another federal prosecutor who worked in the same office as Stearns while Bulger was giving the FBI information on the Mafia.
106 days ago
A lawyer for the longtime girlfriend of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur ) has argued that her 8-year prison sentence for helping him while he was a fugitive was too harsh.
107 days ago
U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns ruled Monday that any grant of prospective immunity to commit murder is "unenforceable under any circumstance" and cannot be presented to a jury at Bulger's...
110 days ago
In court documents filed Friday, prosecutors say Bulger's "mystifying" claim that he was never an informant is contradicted by more than 700 pages of informant reports on Bulger in the FBI's files.
118 days ago
A friend says James "Whitey" Bulger was taken to a hospital recently for an irregular heartbeat, at least his third trip to a hospital since the reputed mobster was captured in 2011.
124 days ago
He has worked with running backs Steven Jackson and LeGarrette Blount, as well as quarterbacks Jeff Garcia, Marc Bulger, Josh Freeman and the young Brees.
126 days ago
A judge is set to hear arguments on reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's claim that he was given immunity to commit crimes while he was an FBI informant.
131 days ago
Reports filed by prosecutors in the case against James "Whitey" Bulger show the Boston mobster bought at least 15 handguns and a 12-gauge shotgun during his years as a fugitive.
136 days ago
In the 2000 NFL draft, six quarterbacks were selected ahead of Brady: Chad Pennington (by the Jets), Giovanni Carmazzi (by the 49ers), Chris Redman (by the Ravens), Tee Martin (by the Steelers),...