John Connolly

This courtroom sketch depicts Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, upper right, on the witness stand as defendant James "Whitey" Bulger listens, seated middle, next to his defense attorney J. W. Carney Jr., seated far right, while prosecutor Fred Wyshak, standing left, questions Flemmi during Bulger's racketeering and murder trial at U.S. District Court in Boston, Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

Boston mobster pins a string of killings on Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — A feared gangster known as “The Rifleman” detailed for a jury Friday a grisly string of nine killings he says reputed Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger ordered, approved or carried out […]

07/19/2013

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

Bulger lawyers battle informant label

BOSTON (AP) – James “Whitey” Bulger is charged with a litany of crimes – including participating in 19 murders – during what prosecutors describe as a decadeslong reign of “murder and mayhem.” But Bulger’s lawyers […]

06/30/2013

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

Feds: Bulger at center of murder, mayhem in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A federal prosecutor said in opening statements Wednesday at James “Whitey” Bulger’s racketeering trial that the reputed mobster was at the center of “murder and mayhem” in Boston for almost 30 years, […]

06/12/2013

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