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Whitey Bulger as he was arrested by the FBI, June 22, 2011. (Photo courtesy: 60 Minutes-CBS News)

Cost Of Whitey Bulger Defense Exceeds $3 Million

New documents filed in federal court show the costs of defending James “Whitey” Bulger have topped $3 million.

03/21/2014

Stephen Rakes, who was poisoned to death in July 2013, had claimed Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger had forced him to sell his South Boston liquor store to serve as a gang headquarters. (Photo Credit: Chris Gobeille)

Death Of Alleged ‘Whitey’ Bulger Extortion Victim Ruled Cyanide Poisoning

The Massachusetts medical examiner’s office has determined that cyanide poisoning killed an alleged extortion victim of Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger who had hoped to testify at Bulger’s trial, prosecutors said Sunday.

10/20/2013

J.W. Carney (WBZ-TV)

Memorable Quotes From Whitey Bulger Trial

There were many notable quotes from testimony and spectators at the two-month racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger.

08/12/2013

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

Feds Say Bulger No Informant Claim Is ‘Mystifying’

Federal prosecutors say a claim by a lawyer for reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger that he was never an FBI informant is a tactic to influence jurors in Bulger’s upcoming trial.

03/01/2013

Anthony DiNunzio (Photo Credit: WPRI-TV)

New England Mob Boss Gets 6 Years In RI Shakedowns

The acting head of the New England Mafia was sentenced on Wednesday to 6 1/2 years in prison for shaking down local strip clubs for protection money.

11/14/2012

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