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.
A forensic anthropologist explained how she recovered the bodies of alleged Bulger murder victims from secret graves.
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.
The fireworks in court Tuesday came between Bulger and former protege Kevin Weeks, who was testifying on behalf of the prosecution.
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.
Kevin Weeks, the man known as James “Whitey” Bulger’s surrogate son, testified in the latter’s trial Monday.
Few associates ever got closer to James “Whitey” Bulger than Kevin Weeks, who was Bulger’s right-hand man for over 20 years.
A few excerpts of James “Whitey” Bulger’s conversations in the Plymouth County House of Corrections were introduced as evidence Tuesday.
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.
Jurors are also expected to hear from several former drug dealers who claim Bulger extorted money from them.
Prosecutors plan to introduce some of Bulger’s recorded jailhouse phone conversations this week.
John Morris told the jury how he got to know “Whitey” Bulger — and was eventually corrupted by him.
Prosecutors say Bulger was an FBI informant for 15 years, providing information on the rival New England Mafia. Bulger’s lawyers deny that.
The 82-year-old Duvall has had a long television and film career, including starring roles in “The Godfather” and “The Godfather: Part II.”
Jurors in the murder and racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger have plenty to think over, following three days of testimony by a man who says he killed with Bulger and on Bulger’s behalf.
Martorano admits he’s murdered 20 people, but he struck a deal with the government to get out of jail in exchange for testifying against Bulger. Defense attorneys Wednesday questioned the basis for Martorano’s freedom and tried to prove to the jury that he cannot be trusted.
John Martorano, one of the government’s key witnesses against James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, returns Wednesday for a third day of testimony.
John Martorano’s testimony is key to the prosecution’s case.
John Martorano today gave chilling details about murders he committed after they were ordered by Bulger and his partner, Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi.