Whitey Bulger

First Defense Witness Testifies In Bulger Trial

July 30, 2013

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

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

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

The Bulger trial finish line may soon come into view.

Bulger’s Ex-Partner Tells Of Many Murders

July 19, 2013

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

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

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

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.

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