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The Whitey Bulger Trial: Family, Betrayal and Life Lessons

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The end is near for my former boss, James “Whitey” Bulger.  After decades of running the biggest crime syndicate in Boston, followed by another 17 years of living on the run until he was arrested in 2011, he is finally about to face real justice for the first time in almost a half century.

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Judge Removed from Whitey Bulger Trial

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(CNN) — The federal judge presiding over the case of reputed former Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger has been removed by the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston, after the defense raised concerns about his ability to be impartial. The judge, Richard Stearns, was as a prosecutor in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s […]

Great Boston Episode Featuring John “Red” Shea

Johnny Depp to Play Whitey Bulger in New Film

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Johnny Depp is set to play Whitey Bulger in Black Mass, a book which also features a polarizing appearance by our own John “Red” Shea. First-time screenwriter Mark Mallouk adapted the script from the 2001 true-crime novel Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob authored by […]

Whitey Bulger Wins Release Of Secret Documents From 1998 Hearing Into His FBI Relationship

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In 1998 federal judge Mark Wolf held a 10-month hearing which exposed the FBI’s secret use of Irish boss Whitey Bulger to bring down the Italian Mafia in New England, and now Judge Wolf will release some of the confidential documents from that proceeding to Bulger’s defense team in the ongoing murder trial against him as […]

R.I.P. Ken Regan | S.U.G.O. Salute

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 Born and raised in the Bronx, Ken Regan was a photographer known for the trust he recieved from the many celebrities he found at the focal end of his camera. He shot the iconic cover of the NY Times Bestseller Rat Bastards as well as countless others. His vision have found subjects in wars, poverty, […]

Whitey Bulger’s Girlfriend Appeals Prison Sentence

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(FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) – The girlfriend of mobster James Whitey Bulger has appealed her eight year prison sentence on the grounds that she was sentenced unfairly. According to court documents filed on Wednesday, Greig is entitled to resentencing for several reasons, one of which being that the government’s claim that her conduct went beyond mere […]