Winter Hill Gang

In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger, second from right, stands with defense attorneys Hank Brennan, third from right, and J.W. Carney, right, as the jury submits its verdicts before Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 in federal court in Boston.  (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

For families, Bulger verdict brings closure, angst

BOSTON (AP) — The guilty verdicts against James “Whitey” Bulger brought catharsis and closure to relatives of the 11 victims in whose killings he was convicted of playing a role, but for the families of […]

08/13/2013

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

‘Whitey’ Bulger guilty of gangland killings

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has been convicted in a string of 11 killings and other underworld crimes. The 83-year-old Bulger faces life in prison after being convicted Monday of […]

08/12/2013

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez answers questions from the media during a press conference after a minor league baseball rehab start with the Trenton Thunder on Aug. 3, 2013 at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton, N.J (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. 19 US DIPLOMATIC POSTS TO STAY CLOSED THROUGH SATURDAY Closure of the embassies and consulates across the […]

08/05/2013

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

‘Whitey’ Bulger won’t testify, calls trial a sham

BOSTON (AP) — James “Whitey” Bulger called his racketeering trial a “sham” Friday as he revealed he would not testify in his own defense, a decision that prompted a cry of “coward!” from the widow […]

08/02/2013

Stephen Rakes, June 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

DA: Alleged Bulger extortion victim was poisoned

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A man who said he had been extorted by James “Whitey” Bulger and hoped to testify at his trial was given iced coffee laced with cyanide that killed him, authorities said […]

08/02/2013

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 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)

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

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