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.
Posts Tagged ‘Whitey Bulger’
The FBI announcement that it knows who stole 13 works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990 comes as a surprise to many. But not to some who have been following this case for years. The FBI has traced the theft to Philadelphia organized crime, and that leaves several questions unanswered.
(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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]