BOSTON — We review some of the people who worked most closely with Bulger and explain the roles they played.
BOSTON — A Boston Globe reporter talks about bootleggers and the Winter Hill wiseguy who went Hollywood long before Bulger.
BOSTON — A former drug runner in South Boston, John “Red” Shea recalls the betrayal of finding out James “Whitey” Bulger broke a major rule of the underworld.
BOSTON — Judge Denise Casper says people will not necessarily be excused from sitting on the jury simply because they have read or heard about Bulger.
BOSTON — Prosecutors and defense attorneys begin narrowing a pool of 675 possible jurors down to a panel of 18.
BOSTON — At a pretrial hearing Monday, Judge Denise Casper decided that victims’ family members would be allowed to testify but would have to stick to basic information rather than emotional stories about their loss.
BOSTON — Former U.S. Attorney Don Stern says the “Whitey” Bulger trial will “pierce the boil” that still festers among law enforcement agencies over the FBI’s relationship with the alleged mobster.
BOSTON — The tight-knit neighborhood has changed dramatically from Bulger’s heydey, but it has been blamed for Bulger’s rise in many ways.
BOSTON — A judge will hold a final pretrial conference on Monday before jury selection begins Tuesday for the trial of the reputed Boston mob boss.
During the years when James “Whitey” Bulger ruled the underworld, his younger brother Bill Bulger ruled the political world.