Reputed Boston mobster, James "Whitey" Bulger, is scheduled to go on trial in April for his connection to 19 slayings
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's plan to argue before a jury that he could not be prosecuted for the 19 murders he is accused of due to an immunity agreement worked out with a now-deceased prosecut...
On Friday, a federal judge reviewed a claim by alleged Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger that a deceased federal prosecutor offered him immunity
Members of the Winter Hill Gang, including the notorious James "Whitey" Bulger (bottom right) and the author's cousin, Joe McDonald (top left). My cousin killed people. At least, that’s what I’m told. I never met Joseph McDonald, but word is he preferred using a handgun. Show More Summary
BOSTON (Reuters) - The newly assigned judge hearing the case of accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger said on Tuesday she was not inclined to overrule her predecessor's decision that Bulger's immunity claim should be decided before his trial begins.
You might have heard of James “Whitey” Bulger. He was the alleged head of the Winter Hill Gang, also known as Boston’s chapter of La Costra Nostra. During his time as the mob boss, he is alleged to have played a part in the deaths of at least nineteen men.......
BOSTON (Reuters) - District Court Judge Denise Casper was assigned on Friday to hear the federal murder case against accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, according to a court filing.
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Court of Appeals on Thursday agreed to remove the lower court judge who had been hearing the case against accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, saying the official's prior role as a prosecutor calls his impartiality into questio...
Shelley Murphy has been chasing the notorious gangster James “Whitey” Bulger since she was a young reporter at the Boston Herald. Now a Boston Globe reporter, she and Globe columnist Kevin Cullen are the authors of a new book, “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice” (Norton). Murphy, who graduated [...]
BOSTON — Gangster James "Whitey" Bulger cannot present evidence to a jury about his claim that he was given immunity for future crimes, including murder, a federal judge ruled Monday, calling Bulger's contention that he had a license to kill "beyond the pale." U.S. Dist …
BOSTON (Reuters) - Attorneys for accused Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger and prosecutors square off in court on Wednesday over Bulger's claim that he cannot be tried for 19 killings because former prosecutors gave him immunity in exchange for tip...
A judge is set to hear arguments on James "Whitey" Bulger's claim that he was given immunity to commit crimes as an FBI informant
A judge is set to hear arguments on reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's claim that he was given immunity to commit crimes while he was an FBI informant. Bulger, the former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, is awaiting trial in a sweeping racketeering indictment accusin …
Regional crime boss James Joseph “Whitey” Bulger has a curiously strong hold on the imaginations of filmmakers. As one of the last of a largely bygone generation of gangsters, Bulger has become an inspiration for those looking to create screen villains — Jack Nicholson’s character in The Departed, for example, was based on Bulger. So [...]
In June 2011, infamous Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica after more than ten years on the run (and on the FBI's Most Wanted List) — ample material for Hollywood, which already has several films in the works. Now, the Hollywood Reporter says that Johnny Depp ... More »
Johnny Depp has been tapped to play mobster James “Whitey” Bulger in an upcoming movie. The Pirates of the Caribbean star will tackle the role of the Boston gangster in the drama Black Mass. According to Yahoo! News, the film will be based on the non-fiction book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy [...]Show More Summary
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on Tuesday framed an attempt to get the presiding judge kicked off his client's murder case as an effort to protect the court's integrity.
Bulger, an 83-year-old alleged former mobster, is expected to go on trial for 19 killings in June
The longtime girlfriend of former Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger (BUHL'-jur) has filed an appeal aimed at shaving time off her prison sentence for helping him while he was a fugitive.
By Debbie Emery - Radar Reporter Along with an arsenal of guns, $800,000 was seized from James "Whitey" Bulger's apartment when he was finally arrested last year and now the notorious gangster's victims want their share for the painShow More Summary