Whitey Bulger

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.

Robert Duvall Stops In In ‘Whitey’ Bulger Trial

June 21, 2013

The 82-year-old Duvall has had a long television and film career, including starring roles in “The Godfather” and “The Godfather: Part II.”

The Impact Of John Martorano’s Testimony

June 20, 2013

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.

Confessed Killer Martorano On Stand For 3rd Day In Bulger Trial

June 19, 2013

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 Calls Whitey A ‘Rat,’ Links Him To Eleven Murders

June 19, 2013

John Martorano, one of the government’s key witnesses against James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, returns Wednesday for a third day of testimony.

Ex-Hitman Martorano Describes More Killings In Bulger Trial

June 18, 2013

John Martorano’s testimony is key to the prosecution’s case.

Ex-Bulger Cohort Says He’s Not A Serial Killer

June 18, 2013

John Martorano today gave chilling details about murders he committed after they were ordered by Bulger and his partner, Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi.

Ex-Hitman: I Was Heartbroken Bulger Was Informant

June 17, 2013

Admitted killer John Martorano served 12 years in prison after striking a cooperation deal with prosecutors.

Former State Police Colonel Who Lead Criminal Investigation Into Bulger Testifies

June 14, 2013

On Thursday, retired state police Col. Tom Foley testified that he was blocked by the FBI when he tried to investigate Bulger.

Jurors In Bulger Trial Shown Collection Of Weapons

June 13, 2013

Jurors in James “Whitey” Bulger’s racketeering trial on Thursday were shown machine guns and other weapons from a massive arsenal that investigators say he and his gang owned, as prosecutors attempted to show that Bulger ran a criminal enterprise through violence, intimidation and fear.

In Opening Statement, Defense Admits Bulger Was A Notorious Criminal

June 13, 2013

What prosecutors told jurors in their opening statement at the trial of Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger Thursday likely came as no surprise. But what the defense told them certainly did.

Bulger On Trial: Inside-The-Courthouse Tweets

June 12, 2013
A courtroom sketch depicts James "Whitey" Bulger, center, during Monday's pretrial conference (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

WBUR reporters Asma Khalid and Mark Degon tweet from inside the James “Whitey” Bulger trial courtroom.

Feds: Bulger At Center Of Murder, Mayhem In Boston

June 12, 2013

In opening statements, prosecutors said Bulger was at the center of “murder and mayhem” in Boston for almost 30 years, while the defense attacked credibility of the government’s star witnesses.

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