Whitey Bulger

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s Defense Costs Top $3M

March 21, 2014

BOSTON — Documents submitted Friday show Bulger’s defense lawyers have charged the government a little more than $2.7 million for their work.

Court Approves 2nd Lawyer To Help Bulger’s Appeal

March 07, 2014

BOSTON — A federal judge has approved a second taxpayer-funded lawyer to help with convicted Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger’s appeal.

Mass. Man Who Says Bulger Framed Him Seeks New Trial

February 17, 2014
In this AP file photo, Fred Weichel, then 50, sits in court in 2003. He is serving a life sentence for a 1980 murder. (Julia Malakie/AP)

BOSTON — 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.

Judge Denies Request By Widow Of Bulger Victim

February 14, 2014

BOSTON — 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.

‘Whitey’ — A Film With A Bit Of Gray From Sundance

January 29, 2014
"Whitey" Bulger arrest photo. (David Boeri archive/Sundance Institute)

“Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger” comes to a sold-out Coolidge Theatre Thursday.

‘Whitey’ Bulger’s Belongings To Be Sold At Auction

January 13, 2014

BOSTON — Bulger’s possessions will be sold to the highest bidders during a criminal forfeiture auction held over the next few months.

‘Whitey’ Bulger Transferred To Arizona Prison

January 10, 2014

BOSTON — It was unclear whether Bulger will serve his sentence in Tucson.

Bulger’s, Greig’s Love Notes Move Both To Tears

January 10, 2014

BOSTON — 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.

Bulger Trial ‘Anticlimactic’ For Those Seeking New Information

December 27, 2013
In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger sits at his sentencing hearing in federal court in Boston Wednesday. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

BOSTON — 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.

Boston Gangster Bulger Transferred To Okla.

December 17, 2013

BOSTON — 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.

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