Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Another of the unfortunate legacies — what a long, well-polished list that is — of our nation’s time as a colony is a visceral distaste for “informers”. That, however, did not prevent a great number of our countrymen or women being just that.
Mon, 19 Aug, 2013
One of the many interesting little anecdotes that emerged out of the James ’Whitey’ Bulger conviction on Monday was the fact that his lawyers had fought successfully for the Boston gangster to keep possession of a 1986 Montreal Canadiens Stanley Cup ring.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
A murderer told jurors of his days as a close associate of James “Whitey” Bulger, joining him in a double murder in which Bulger wore a wig and fake mustache and escaped in a car capable of sending out a smokescreen or oil slick to deter pursuers.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2013
Life in accused mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger’s gang entailed collecting money from bookies, beating people up and taking long walks along Boston’s waterfront to talk business, a top enforcer for the former “Winter Hill” gang told a jury.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2013
Accused Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger and one of his associates shot dead a bar owner in a phone booth for bragging about helping the “Winter Hill Gang” with another killing, an ex-convict and confessed murderer has testified.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
As the FBI chased leads on two continents, mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger spent nearly all of his 16 years as a fugitive in a quiet California seaside city, passing himself off as just another OAP, albeit one who kept a .357 Magnum and more than 100 rounds of ammunition in his modest apartment.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2011