August 14, 2014
Bulger’s lawyers say they should have been able to argue that the Boston mobster had been given immunity.
August 01, 2014
The notice Thursday didn’t give details. Bulger’s lawyers have said he believes he should have been allowed to argue that a now-deceased federal prosecutor gave him immunity.
June 12, 2014
The Florida Attorney General on Thursday asked the court to reconsider its decision to toss the murder conviction and prison sentence for former Boston FBI agent John Connolly.
May 29, 2014
An appeals court in Florida has overturned former FBI agent John Connolly’s conviction for murder.
May 28, 2014
A Florida appeals court ruled that former agent John Connolly was improperly convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in the 1982 slaying of a gambling executive.
March 21, 2014
Documents submitted Friday show Bulger’s defense lawyers have charged the government a little more than $2.7 million for their work.
March 07, 2014
A federal judge has approved a second taxpayer-funded lawyer to help with convicted Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s appeal.
February 17, 2014
A man who has spent more than three decades in prison for murder is asking for a new trial, claiming he has corroboration for his claim that gangster James “Whitey” Bulger framed him.
February 14, 2014
The widow of one of James “Whitey” Bulger’s victims has had her request for a larger share of the convicted mobster’s assets denied.
January 29, 2014
“Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger” comes to a sold-out Coolidge Theatre Thursday.
January 13, 2014
Bulger’s possessions will be sold to the highest bidders during a criminal forfeiture auction held over the next few months.
January 10, 2014
It was unclear whether Bulger will serve his sentence in Tucson.
January 10, 2014
Convicted Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s defense attorney says he hand delivered jailhouse love notes between his client and the woman with whom he spent 16 years on the run, moving both to tears.
December 27, 2013
The Bulger trial was “searingly painful” for the family of Bulger’s victims, but it was a disappointment for anyone who wanted the full truth about the relationship between Bulger and the FBI.
December 17, 2013
Bulger was being held at a transfer point facility that houses inmates as they are moved between prisons. Authorities would not say where Bulger was ultimately headed.
December 17, 2013
Roger Wheeler, who was shot to death outside his country club in Tulsa, Okla., in 1981. It’s unclear whether the family will ever see the money.
November 30, 2013
The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the items seized from Bulger’s California apartment after his arrest two years ago, The Boston Globe reported Saturday. Authorities say the profits will be split among the families of those who were killed by Bulger.
November 27, 2013
It’s not clear how long “Whitey” Bulger will stay at the administrative facility.
November 21, 2013
Bulger’s lawyers have said he believes his trial was a “sham” because he wasn’t allow to use his immunity defense.
November 15, 2013
James Whitey Bulger will soon be moved to his new permanent home, the 84-year-old Boston crime boss has been housed at the Plymouth County jail for the past two and a half years. Now, he’ll go to a federal prison for the rest of his life.
November 15, 2013
As former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was led out of a courtroom to begin serving a life sentence for his murderous reign in the 1970s and `80s, questions remained for the families of some of his victims.
July 29, 2013
The defense team for James “Whitey” Bulger began their work today calling retired FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick, as their first witness. The big question: will Whitey take the stand?
June 17, 2013
Martorano was a close associate of Whitey Bulger, who spent 12 years in prison for his crimes. He struck a deal with federal prosecutors and is now a key witness in the case against Bulger, who’s on trial for 19 murders, extortion and racketeering.
June 05, 2013
When the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger gets into full swing, key figures from Boston’s old mob world will be among the witnesses expected to take the stand.
February 14, 2013
Two reporters talk about the criminal escapades of James “Whitey” Bulger — his campaign of mayhem during the busing crisis, his firebombing of John F. Kennedy’s birthplace, blasting the Boston Globe with a shotgun, and his 16 years on the lam.
August 21, 2012
Teresa Stanley might have led the FBI to capture Bulger almost as soon as he fled — if they’d actually talked to her.
August 09, 2012
WBUR reporter David Boeri discusses the Bulger defense team’s contention that Judge Richard Stearns should recuse himself from presiding over the trial.
August 07, 2012
Lawyers for alleged mobster James “Whitey” Bulger have decided not to seek dismissal of the case, and instead say they will put Bulger on the stand to testify that he was offered immunity from prosecution by the Justice Department.
June 12, 2012
Catherine Greig, the longtime companion of James “Whitey” Bulger, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for helping the reputed mobster elude authorities for 16 years.