Candidate For Governor Stands By Supporter With Mafia PastA candidate for governor of Connecticut is defending a $375 contribution from a convicted felon previously connected to the Mafia.
Alleged New England Mob Boss Captured In ConnecticutFormer New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme has been arrested in the murder of a federal witness, prosecutors said Wednesday.
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.
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.
Mobster Gets 3 years, 10 months In Rhode Island Extortion CaseA 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.
Trash Racketeer To Pay $600KConvicted trash industry racketeer James Galante has settled a civil lawsuit from the state.