Whitey Bulger

James "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

Businessman says Bulger stuck shotgun in his mouth

BOSTON (AP) — A real estate developer says James “Whitey” Bulger once stuck a shotgun in his mouth and threatened to kill him and his family if he did not pay $200,000. Richard Buccheri described […]

07/25/2013

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 "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

Timeline of accused mobster Whitey Bulger (with photos)

An interactive timeline showing key dates in the life of accused mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, who is on trial on racketeering charges

07/18/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

Alleged Bulger extortion victim is found dead

BOSTON (AP) – A man who had hoped to testify in the racketeering trial of reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and vocally criticized him has been found dead, authorities said Thursday. The body of Stephen […]

07/18/2013

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

Former Bulger protege tells of gruesome killings

BOSTON (AP) — A former close associate of James “Whitey” Bulger offered gruesome details Tuesday of three killings he says he watched Bulger commit, including the choking of a woman. Kevin Weeks described the killings […]

07/09/2013

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)

Bulger asks for gag order to be lifted amid trial

BOSTON (AP) – James “Whitey” Bulger wants to tell his side of the story – outside the courtroom. Defense attorneys in Bulger’s high-profile racketeering trial filed a motion Saturday saying a gag order is infringing […]

06/23/2013

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

Robert Duvall spectator at Bulger trial in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Academy Award winner Robert Duvall is one of the spectators at the racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger. Duvall sat in the back of the courtroom Friday at Bulger’s trial […]

06/21/2013

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

Ex-Bulger cohort says he’s not a serial killer

BOSTON (AP) — A former enforcer for James “Whitey” Bulger who admitted killing 20 people insisted Tuesday that he is not a hit man or a serial killer, but instead is a “nice guy” who […]

06/18/2013

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

A guide to the trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — Reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, a legendary organized-crime figure in Boston, is on trial on a long list of charges, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against […]

06/12/2013

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

Medical workers aid an injured woman at the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon

Stories of casualties in Boston Marathon bombing

(AP) — Here are the stories of some of the people injured in the Boston Marathon bombings: Runners, couples, spectators, children. Some are in grave condition; some lost limbs or senses; all their lives will be forever touched by the bombings.

04/18/2013

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