Whitey Bulger

By - 6/12/13 - 9:59 am

Take your pick: Globe | Herald.

By - 6/10/13 - 2:59 pm

Lana Jones at WBZ reports that one of the people summoned as a prospective juror today for the Bulger trial was an assistant Suffolk County district attorney. For some reason, Bulger's lawyer objected and the judge agreed and so an assistant DA won't be helping to decide the alleged murdering mobster's fate.

By - 6/10/13 - 8:58 am

Like Globies Shelley Murphy and Kevin Cullen, the Herald's Howie Carr can also watch the Bulger trial from the public seats, judge rules. Meanwhile, Bulger's lawyers want the trial delayed so they can investigate whether State Police gave a witness the same sort of protection Bulger allegedly got from the FBI.... Read more

By - 6/4/13 - 9:40 am

The Trial of Whitey Bulger, by Matthew Connolly, a retired criminal attorney and former assistant DA.

Meanwhile, the judge in the impending case has to decide whether to ban the reporters and columnists who have been covering Bulger since he ran the Winter Hill Gang now that Bulger's lawyers have put them on a list of potential witnesses.... Read more

By - 6/3/13 - 9:57 am

All those kids today who get their news from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, to be exact, the Metro reports. Jury selection starts tomorrow.

By - 3/14/13 - 11:23 am

Appeals court orders new judge for case.

Read the order (written by retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter).

By - 2/24/13 - 4:52 pm

Why didn't they run that book excerpt about Whitey Bulger in Love on Valentine's Day? Who doesn't love a good romantic yarn? OK, one in which the protagonist was busy choking one girlfriend to death in front of the other until an underling pulled him off her, but still.... Read more

By - 2/3/13 - 12:24 pm

Seems he's signed up to play Bulger in one of the 3,000 upcoming movies about the murdering thug, based on Black Mass by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill.... Read more

By - 6/12/12 - 3:24 pm

The Globe reports.

By - 2/7/12 - 9:10 pm

UPDATE: Sheesh, whatever happened to the days when you could trust stuff you read online? The Herald's O'Ryan Johnson tweets neither mobster nor moll is in transit anywhere - due to a computer glitch at the Bureau of Prisons, they've been marked as "in transit" since June.

Jack Gately checks Whitey Bulger's prison record and discovers that, like Sal DiMasi yesterday, he's also... Read more

By - 1/20/12 - 10:27 pm

A federal appeals court today ordered the government to pay nearly $3 million to the families of three people murdered by Whitey Bulger when he was under FBI protection.

In two rulings issued today, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston said enough was enough, Bulger and pal Stephen Flemmi were able to kill people because they knew the government wouldn't... Read more

By - 1/1/12 - 10:14 am

Whitey Bulger paper dolls

South End Textiles has come up with an activity for idle hands - download their 8 1/2x11 PDF, print it out and go to town (or Santa Monica).

There is photographic evidence of Whitey wearing each of these outfits, even the cowboy get-up.

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By - 10/31/11 - 1:16 pm


Dana Reichman Gitell spotted this guy just standing there in Dedham this morning.

By - 10/11/11 - 9:31 am

Dan Kennedy analyzes the Globe's explanation on how it found the identity of the woman who turned in Bulger and why it didn't put her at any more risk than she already faced - thanks to the FBI saying a few months ago that the winning tip came from Iceland and, really, how many Icelanders would Bulger and Grieg have run across in... Read more

By - 10/9/11 - 9:17 am

The Globe provides the definitive look, including the identity of the cat-loving Icelander who brought him down.

By - 10/7/11 - 7:38 am

Channel 4 is conflicted:

WBZ's Jim Armstrong spoke off camera with the widow of one of Bulger's alleged murder victims. She's disgusted by the idea someone would not just make such a costume, but that anyone else would dress up as a man accused of murdering 19 local people.

But it seems, if you're not personally connected to the man or his legendary wrath,

... Read more
By - 10/6/11 - 8:54 pm

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit today upheld an earlier decision to toss an $8.5 million verdict against the FBI for its role in letting Whitey Bulger and his henchmen kill an informant and the guy who was giving him a ride home, saying the families filed their lawsuit three weeks after the expiration of the statute of limitations.

In February,... Read more

By - 6/27/11 - 4:05 pm

The feds claim Whitey Bulger made several trips back to Boston from his California hideout "to take care of some unfinished business."

The allegation is in a motion filed by the US Attorney's Office in Boston today that asks a federal judge to force Bulger's brothers William, former state-senate president, and John, disgraced former court clerk, to swear they have no intention of helping their... Read more

By - 6/27/11 - 1:40 pm

Bob Ryan explains why Whitey has more personal honor than Billy.