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'Whitey' Bulger: An Innocent Man Is Behind Bars

Notorious Boston hit man James "Whitey" Bulger has adopted an unlikely cause: exonerating a man who's in prison for murder, the Boston Globe reports. Fred Weichel, a South Boston man behind bars for 32 years, has long claimed he never killed a city Water and Sewer Commission worker in 1980....

Magnolia Pictures to Distribute Joe Berlinger's Whitey Bulger Documentary

The Wagner/Cuban Company's Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired US theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights to Whitey: The United States of America v. James J Bulger, a documentary about notorious Irish gangster Whitey Bulger and the massive law enforcement corruption surrounding his reign of terror in South Boston. Show More Summary

Joe Berlinger’s Whitey Bulger Docu Gets Magnolia Theatrical Release

Magnolia Pictures acquired US theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights to Whitey: The United States Of America V. James J Bulger, the Joe Berlinger-directed docu on notorious Irish gangster Whitey Bulger and the massive law enforcement corruption that allowed his reign of terror to proliferate in South Boston and enable his escape from justice. Show More Summary

Dakota Johnson: First ‘Fifty Shades’, Then Whitey Bulger’s Girl Friend; What Next?

Dakota Johnson is set to become a household name next year for playing the role of Anastasia Steele in the film version of the E.L. James’ bestseller ” Fifty Shades of Grey.” Not that Dakota, 24, is entirely unknown. She has already appeared in a number of movies, and has even ventured into TV; her... Show More Summary

Man convicted of murder claims Bulger framed him

2 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The attorney for Fred Weichel claims that James "Whitey" Bulger urged a corrupt FBI agent not to tell authorities he saw Weichel at a bar shortly before Robert LaMonica was fatally shot in 1980

On Sundance Official Selection Whitey: United States Of America v. James J. Bulger with Director Joe Berlinger

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Joe Berlinger, Director, Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, Nonfiction film/television director/producer whose films include Paradise Lost, Brother's Keeper,Show More Summary

JamesWhiteyBulger Defends Himself in New Documentary

Alleged mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger was sentenced in November to two life terms plus five years in prison after the jury found he was involved in 11 murders. In the documentary "Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger," Bulger finally speaks out.

JamesWhiteyBulger Defends Himself in New Documentary

During his trial, former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger decided not to testify on his own behalf, calling the proceedings a "sham." But in the new documentary "Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger," Bulger defends himself against charges that he was a longtime FBI informant and that he killed two women.

Bulger Defends Himself In ‘Whitey’ Doc At Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — JamesWhiteyBulger speaks. Though he declined to take the stand Bulger Defends Himself In ‘Whitey’ Doc At Sundance - -

Want 'Whitey' Bulger's TV? It's headed for auction

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

When authorities searched the apartment of Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger, they found $822,000 in cash and a large collection of guns hidden in holes cut into the walls. Other than the...

Boston mobster Bulger, girlfriend exchanged prison love notes: atty

BOSTON (Reuters) - Convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger and his girlfriend, Catherine Greig, exchanged love letters on a legal pad provided by a defense attorney who visited them in prison before the mobster went on trial last year, local media rep...

Whitey Bulger: Convicted mobster transferred to Okla. prison

4 months agoNews : Field Notes

Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been moved to a federal prison in Oklahoma, although it was not immediately clear if he is there to stay. The 84-year-old Bulger was being held Tuesday at FTC Oklahoma City, according to the federal Bureau of Prisons website. Th …

Bulger Ordered to Pay $6 Million to Victim’s Family

Convicted killer JamesWhiteyBulger must pay $6 million to the family of one of his victims, a federal judge has ruled. Bulger, the once fearsome Boston crime boss, was ordered Friday by U.S. District Judge Denise J. Casper to pay the money to relatives of Oklahoma businessman Roger Wheeler, who was gunned down in 1981, the Boston Globe reports. Show More Summary

Prosecutor Who Battled Bulger Heads to Nixon Peabody

Federal prosecutor Brian T. Kelly, whose cases include fugitive Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, is joining law firm Nixon Peabody LLP.

A Full Week of JamesWhiteyBulger

5 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

On Sunday November 24, 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft revisited the Boston gangster’s undercover life and capture in Santa Monica, although his report very strangely skipped over any specific mention of Anna Bjornsdottir (a.k.a. Show More Summary

Bulger Belongings Could Land On Auction Block

(BOSTON) — Former Boston crime boss JamesWhiteyBulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block. The U.S. Marshals Service will auction off many of the items seized from Bulger’s California apartment after his arrest two years ago, The Boston Globe reported Saturday. Show More Summary

Bulger belongings could land on auction block

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger could soon see some of his jewelry, clothes and other belongings on the auction block.

Whitey Bulger transferred to Brooklyn lockup

5 months agoNews : Field Notes

Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger, who was sentenced this month to two life sentences, has been transferred to a federal lockup in New York City that has a checkered past, records show. The Bureau of Prisons does not comment on the movements of specific inmates, but a spokesm …

Boston mobster ‘WhiteyBulger to appeal conviction

BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on Wednesday said they plan to appeal his August conviction on charges including 11 murders, less than a week after a U.S. judge sentenced the former leader of Boston's "Winter Hill" gang to...

Whitey Bulger Sentenced to Life in Prison

Infamous former Boston crime boss JamesWhiteyBulger was given a life sentence on Thursday for his murderous reign in the 1970s and ‘80s. Nevertheless, questions remained for the families of some of his victims. Whitey Bulger Sentenced...Show More Summary

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