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File photo of the FBI discussing the capture of James "Whitey" Bulger. (credit: Getty Images)

Court Removes Judge From Bulger Trial

A federal appeals court has agreed to a defense request to remove the judge who was set to preside over the trial of accused gangster James “Whitey” Bulger.

03/14/2013

File photo of the FBI announcing the capture of James "Whitey" Bulger. (credit: Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Bulger Immunity Claim ‘Void’

A federal prosecutor has told a Massachusetts judge that any immunity agreement reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger claims he had with the government would be “void as a matter of law” if it included murder.

02/13/2013

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Mobster Gets 3 years, 10 months In Rhode Island Extortion Case

A New England Mafia member was ordered on Thursday to serve three years and 10 months in federal prison for his role in the shakedown of Rhode Island strip clubs, becoming the second admitted mobster and fifth person overall to be sentenced in the case.

06/07/2012

Galante guilty plea 4 DL

Trash Racketeer To Pay $600K

Convicted trash industry racketeer James Galante has settled a civil lawsuit from the state.

04/14/2011