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‘Whitey’ Bulger Begins His Defense

July 29, 2013, 1:05 PM
Some basic criminal records in Massachusetts -- including mug shots -- are exempt from state public records law, according to recent rulings by the secretary of state. (Courtesy David Boeri)

The defense team for James “Whitey” Bulger began their work today calling retired FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick, as their first witness. The big question: will Whitey take the stand?


Bulger Trial, Week 2: Former Hitman John Martorano Takes The Stand

June 17, 2013, 2:08 PM

Martorano was a close associate of Whitey Bulger, who spent 12 years in prison for his crimes. He struck a deal with federal prosecutors and is now a key witness in the case against Bulger, who’s on trial for 19 murders, extortion and racketeering.


The Cast of Characters at the Bulger Trial

June 05, 2013, 2:22 PM

When the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger gets into full swing, key figures from Boston’s old mob world will be among the witnesses expected to take the stand.


Whitey’s Campaign Of Violence

February 14, 2013, 10:24 AM
In this courtroom sketch, James "Whitey" Bulger stands during his initial appearance in a federal courtroom in Boston Friday, June 24, 2011. His brother William Bulger, left, and Judge Marianne Bowler, right, are also depicted. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

Two reporters talk about the criminal escapades of James “Whitey” Bulger — his campaign of mayhem during the busing crisis, his firebombing of John F. Kennedy’s birthplace, blasting the Boston Globe with a shotgun, and his 16 years on the lam.


Bulger's Late Girlfriend Had Secrets To Share With FBI

August 21, 2012, 3:15 PM
Tourists James “Whitey” Bulger and his then-girlfriend, Teresa Stanley, pose for a picture at a shop outside Alcatraz prison in the early 1990s. (Stanley photo obtained by WBUR’s David Boeri)

Teresa Stanley might have led the FBI to capture Bulger almost as soon as he fled — if they’d actually talked to her.


‘Whitey’ Bulger Case: Should Judge Recuse Himself?

August 09, 2012, 3:11 PM

WBUR reporter David Boeri discusses the Bulger defense team’s contention that Judge Richard Stearns should recuse himself from presiding over the trial.


James ‘Whitey’ Bulger To Testify On His Own Behalf

August 07, 2012, 3:04 PM
James "Whitey" Bulger, in a June 23, 2011, booking photo (AP)

Lawyers for alleged mobster James “Whitey” Bulger have decided not to seek dismissal of the case, and instead say they will put Bulger on the stand to testify that he was offered immunity from prosecution by the Justice Department.


James ‘Whitey’ Bulger's Girlfriend, Cathy Greig, Sentenced To 8 Years In Prison

June 12, 2012, 3:06 PM

Catherine Greig, the longtime companion of James “Whitey” Bulger, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for helping the reputed mobster elude authorities for 16 years.

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