July 29, 2015
The new decision concluded Connolly could be convicted of second-degree murder with a firearm.
July 27, 2015
Lawyers for the convicted gangster argued before a federal appeals court Monday that it should set aside his 2013 conviction.
July 27, 2015
Bulger’s attorneys contend his right to a fair trial was violated when a judge barred him from telling the jury about his claim that a federal prosecutor promised him immunity.
July 26, 2015
Convicted Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger is hoping a federal appeals court will overturn his convictions based on what his lawyers call a “constitutional error” that denied Bulger his right to a fair trial.
June 28, 2015
The Boston Globe reports Bulger wrote in a letter from federal prison that he brought “shame + suffering” to his family.
June 15, 2015
Lawyers for convicted mobster James “Whitey” Bulger claim he did not get a fair trial because they were barred from saying that a now-deceased prosecutor promised Bulger immunity for his crimes.
May 27, 2015
Prosecutors are preparing to distribute nearly $822,000 in assets seized from the convicted mobster to the families of his murder victims and people he extorted.
May 01, 2015
Former FBI Agent Robert Fitzpatrick is often credited as a whistleblower who helped expose “Whitey” Bulger. Now, Fitzpatrick faces charges of perjury and obstruction of justice stemming from his testimony in Bulger’s trial.
April 30, 2015
A retired FBI agent who was once second in command in the agency’s Boston office has been arrested on perjury charges and accused of lying on the stand during the trial of gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.
February 12, 2015
A Florida appeals court is reconsidering its decision to toss the murder conviction and prison sentence for a former FBI agent in a mob-style killing linked to imprisoned Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger.
November 13, 2014
Dick Lehr, co-author of “Black Mass,” rewinds history to a conflict in 1915 between groundbreaking director, D.W. Griffith, and journalist and activist, William Monroe Trotter.
September 05, 2014
His attorney Hank Brennan said Thursday he hasn’t been told why Bulger was moved.
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.
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.