The jury has returned with its verdict in the racketeering case against reputed Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger
A prosecutor called reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger “one of the most vicious, violent and calculating criminals ever to walk the streets of Boston” as he urged a jury Monday to convict Bulger of charges that include 19 killings committed during the 1970s and ’80s.
James “Whitey” Bulger won’t testify in his own defense at his racketeering trial, but he says the decision is “involuntary.”
A judge has rejected a request from lawyers for James “Whitey” Bulger to suspend his racketeering trial for two days so they can have more time to prepare for prosecution witnesses.
Prosecutors have introduced James “Whitey” Bulger’s FBI informant file to the jury in his racketeering trial.
A federal appeals court in Boston has upheld the eight-year prison sentence given to the longtime girlfriend of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger for helping him during his 16 years as a fugitive.
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.”
Reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was taken to a hospital last week for an irregular heartbeat, the latest of at least three trips to the hospital since the 83-year-old was captured in 2011 after nearly 17 years on the run.
Lawyers for mobster James “Whitey” Bulger are due in court to give a judge a status report on preparation for his March trial.
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) _ The day after the longtime girlfriend of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced to eight years in prison for helping him while he was on […]