James “Whitey” Bulger

James "Whitey" Bulger is one of the most infamous crime figures in Boston history. He is on trial for allegedly committing 19 murders in the 1970s and '80s.

Bulger Jury On Track To Begin Deliberations As Early As This Week

The jury in James “Whitey” Bulger’s murder, extortion and racketeering trial could start deliberating his fate as early as this week.


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Businessman Says Bulger Stuck Shotgun In His Mouth

A real estate developer on Thursday described a harrowing encounter with James “Whitey” Bulger.


Steve Rakes says Whitey Bulger threatened him and took his liquor store. (Photo Credit: Chris Gobeille)

Sources: Stephen Rakes’ Body Was Moved After He Died

Stephen Rakes, an alleged extortion victim of Whitey Bulger, was found dead last week.


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Family Members Of Alleged Bulger Victims Testify In Case

Family members of alleged Whitey Bulger victims testified in the case on Friday.


Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Jurors View Photos Of Alleged Bulger Victims’ Remains

In court Thursday, the forensic expert who dug Debra Davis out of her grave on the banks of the Neponset River showed jurors pictures of Debbie’s skull.


Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger Recounts Attempted Robbery In Jailhouse Recording

Prosecutors played recordings made of phone calls during family visits to the Plymouth County correctional facility.


Whitey Bulger. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Whitey Bulger’s Defense Team Challenges FBI Informant File

Wednesday focused primarily on one thing in the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger: the defendant’s infamous FBI informant file and how much jurors in the case can believe it.


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Alternate Juror Falls Asleep During Opening Statements In Whitey Bulger Trial

It started with a yawn, as prosecutor Brian Kelly detailed the grisly murders Bulger is charged with. It ended in a nap.


James "Whitey" Bulger (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Best Excuses From ‘Whitey’ Bulger Jury Selection

Here are some of the more remarkable tweets from Monday’s jury selection, including excuses potential jurors gave as to why they could not serve on the jury.


Whitey Bulger with his attorneys. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

Debate Over Allowing Cameras In Federal Court

During the Whitey Bulger trial, TV stations will not be allowed to broadcast the arguments.