Winter Hill Gang
Ex-hit man John Martorano admitted killing 20 people insisted Wednesday that he told authorities the truth when he implicated James “Whitey” Bulger in 11 of the slayings, but he acknowledged lying in the past, including to his close friend just before he shot him in the head.
James “Whitey” Bulger is on trial in a 32-count racketeering indictment accusing him of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s the latest look at the case against him, his defense and what’s happening in the courtroom.
Federal prosecutors in the upcoming racketeering trial of reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger want to do criminal background checks on potential jurors.
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.
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.
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 […]