Whitey Bulger

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

July 18, 2013

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)

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.

Ex-Partner: Bulger And I Were FBI Informants

July 18, 2013

James “Whitey” Bulger and Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi haven’t seen each other in nearly 20 years.

Bulger’s Ex-Partner To Testify Against Him

July 18, 2013

As federal prosecutors prepare to wrap up their case in the murder and racketeering trial of longtime Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, they still have one more major witness to call.

Bulger’s Lawyers Pare Down Witness List

July 16, 2013

The new list submitted Tuesday has 37 names, down from the original list of 80. It includes a man who was wrongly convicted in a gangland slaying because of FBI corruption.

Ex-FBI Agent To Be Back On Stand At Bulger Trial

July 16, 2013

A former FBI agent returns to the witness stand in Boston after testifying that one of James “Whitey” Bulger’s alleged murder victims predicted his own death.

The Tale Of Two Bulger Brothers

July 15, 2013

For decades, the story of “Whitey” Bulger’s rise to power has paralleled that of South Boston’s other famous son, his brother, politician William Bulger.

Bulger Jurors See Photos Of Victims’ Remains

July 11, 2013

A forensic anthropologist explained how she recovered the bodies of alleged Bulger murder victims from secret graves.

Judge Denies Defense Motion To Delay Bulger Trial

July 11, 2013

Bulger’s lead lawyer on Thursday filed a motion asking for a suspension of the trial until Tuesday so the defense team can prepare for prosecution witnesses expected on the stand.

Bulger, Weeks Trade Expletives In Courtroom

July 10, 2013

The fireworks in court Tuesday came between Bulger and former protege Kevin Weeks, who was testifying on behalf of the prosecution.

Bulger, Ex-Associate Have Angry Exchange In Court

July 09, 2013

Tuesday was a dramatic day in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger, as the defendant and his former associate, Kevin Weeks, hurled expletives at each other.

‘Surrogate Son’ Weeks Testifies In Bulger Trial

July 08, 2013

Kevin Weeks, the man known as James “Whitey” Bulger’s surrogate son, testified in the latter’s trial Monday.

Kevin Weeks To Take The Stand In Bulger Trial

July 08, 2013

Few associates ever got closer to James “Whitey” Bulger than Kevin Weeks, who was Bulger’s right-hand man for over 20 years.

Listen: ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jailhouse Conversations

July 02, 2013

A few excerpts of James “Whitey” Bulger’s conversations in the Plymouth County House of Corrections were introduced as evidence Tuesday.

Ex-FBI Agent Apologizes To Murder Victim’s Family

July 02, 2013

In return for immunity at previous trials, former FBI supervisor John Morris has admitted taking bribes from Bulger while looking the other way to lies and murders.

David Boeri Discusses Bulger Trial On Reddit

July 01, 2013
WBUR reporter David Boeri. (WBUR)

WBUR reporter David Boeri, who has reported on Bulger for the last three decades, took to the social sharing platform Reddit to discuss his intimate knowledge of the case in an “ask me anything” with the site’s community.

Jurors To Hear Bulger Prison Calls

July 01, 2013

Jurors are also expected to hear from several former drug dealers who claim Bulger extorted money from them.

Bulger Trial To Feature Drug Dealers, Prison Calls

July 01, 2013

Prosecutors plan to introduce some of Bulger’s recorded jailhouse phone conversations this week.

Ex-FBI Supervisor Testifies In Bulger Trial

June 27, 2013

John Morris told the jury how he got to know “Whitey” Bulger — and was eventually corrupted by him.

FBI Informant File Introduced To Bulger Jury

June 24, 2013

Prosecutors say Bulger was an FBI informant for 15 years, providing information on the rival New England Mafia. Bulger’s lawyers deny that.

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