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 […]
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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 […]
Take a look at footage of author and former associate with James “Whitey” Bulger John “Red” Shea talks to Jackie Morrissey about growing up in Southie (South Boston), his life in the gang and his time now after his incarceration. The segment was produced by Jackie Morrissey & Brenda Loew and hosted by Jackie Morrissey. Watch Civic Action with Jackie […]
Disgraced ex-Boston FBI agent John J. Connolly claims his former prized snitch, accused serial killer James “Whitey” Bulger, has exonerated him for the 1982 execution of former World Jai Alai president John Callahan, according to his first interview since Bulger was bagged in Santa Monica, Calif., one year ago after 16 years on the lam.
BOSTON — The longtime girlfriend of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger should spend 10 years in prison because she knowingly protected one of the region’s most violent criminals for more than 16 years, federal prosecutors said Friday. In a sentencing memo filed in U.S. District Court, prosecutors say Catherine Greig hid Bulger’s identity and handled the daily […]
The Department of Justice has thrown in the towel in its fight to wriggle out of paying $5,000 to an East Weymouth woman as punishment for suggesting her detached attitude toward her troubled daughter contributed to Deborah Hussey’s gruesome murder in 1985, allegedly at the hands of mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger.
After nearly a decade of denial, argument and foot-dragging, the federal government cut checks to the families of South Boston mob victims Debra Davis and Deborah Hussey on Friday as court-ordered restitution for losing their loved ones to the FBI’s infamous mismanagement of prized informants James “Whitey” Bulger and Stephen “The Rifleman” Flemmi, lawyers for […]
BOSTON (CBS) – Stephen Rakes still shudders thinking about the clicking sound of Whitey Bulger’s knife, and the look in his eyes. “Looking into his eyes would scare people,” says Rakes. “He had bullet piercing eyes that would scare you to death.” His emotions are still raw as he remembers the night Bulger showed up at […]