Whitey Bulger

First Defense Witness Testifies In Bulger Trial

July 30, 2013

BOSTON — Robert Fitzpatrick — a former FBI agent who testified he once tried to dump Bulger as an FBI informant — faced a scathing cross-examination Monday.

Flemmi Paints Himself As A Foot Soldier Rather Than Partner

July 24, 2013

BOSTON — Stephen Flemmi, a convicted murderer and Bulger’s former criminal partner, will face more questions from the defense Wednesday in his fifth day on the stand.

Ex-Partner Flemmi Implicates Bulger In Murders, Extortion

July 23, 2013

In the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, Stephen Flemmi, his former partner, has implicated Bulger in numerous acts of murder and extortion. But in the last minutes of Monday’s court session, Flemmi — a convicted murderer — was, himself, confronted with accusations.

Flemmi Details Alleged Bulger Slaying

July 22, 2013

BOSTON — The defense began its cross-examination Monday of the man who may be the most important witness in the murder and racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger.

Convicted Murderer Flemmi Returns To Bulger Stand

July 22, 2013

BOSTON — The Bulger trial finish line may soon come into view.

Bulger’s Ex-Partner Tells Of Many Murders

July 19, 2013

BOSTON — Stephen Flemmi, the former longtime partner of James “Whitey” Bulger, returned to the witness stand Friday to testify in Bulger’s trial.

Alleged Bulger Extortion Victim Found Dead

July 19, 2013

BOSTON — There is no word yet on what caused the death of alleged Bulger victim Stephen Rakes.

Ex-Partner Takes Witness Stand Against Bulger

July 19, 2013

BOSTON — Convicted murderer Stephen Flemmi returns to the stand for a second day Friday. He was a partner in what the defense admits was Bulger’s criminal enterprise.

Bulger’s Ex-Partner Testifies; Alleged Bulger Victim Found Dead

July 18, 2013

BOSTON — Bulger’s former partner took the witness stand, but overshadowing his testimony was the sudden and mysterious death of an alleged Bulger victim. WBUR’s David Boeri has more from the courthouse.

How Southie Has Changed Since Bulger’s Days

July 18, 2013
South Boston, seen here last month, is much changed since crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger first rose to power. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

BOSTON — When the FBI brought “Whitey” Bulger back to his old stomping grounds of South Boston to be tried in federal court, he must have done a double take.

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