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  • 'I am no longer a threat': Whitey Bulger's prison letters

    'I am no longer a threat': Whitey Bulger's prison letters
    Convicted gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has a message for members of Boston's criminal underworld: If you confess to a crime you committed, he's not coming for you. Bulger was known for killing criminal associates he suspected of talking to police while...
  • Guy Pearce to Play Johnny Depp's Brother in WB's 'Black Mass' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Guy Pearce is in talks to play Whitey Bulger's brother in Warner Bros. and Cross Creek's "Black Mass" starring Johnny Depp as Bulger. Joel Edgerton is also on board with Scott Cooper set to direct. Cross Creek will co-finance the pic with Warner Bros....
  • Johnny Depp Returns to Whitey Bulger Biopic with Warner Bros. on Board

    Warner Bros. will co-finance and release "Black Mass" with Johnny Depp back on board as ruthless Boston mobster Whitey Bulger. Depp had departed "Black Mass" over money last May. His attachment to the project made it one of the most prominent titles...
  • New crop of documentaries make the case for prosecutorial misconduct

     New crop of documentaries make the case for prosecutorial misconduct
    It was after a late screening and the group of several hundred was aggrieved, its moral hackles raised. "How could they treat him so badly?" one audience member asked. "An injustice," said another. "What can people do with their frustrations?" asked...
  • Whitey Bulger jailhouse love letters revealed as he's moved to Arizona

    Former South Boston crime boss JamesĀ "Whitey" Bulger was transferred to a high-security federal penitentiary in Arizona as the Boston Globe revealed an emotional exchange of prison love letters between Bulger and the woman with whom he lived in hiding for...
  • Whitey Bulger likened to Satan by victim's son at sentencing hearing

    BOSTON – With a cultivated air of indifference, convicted mobster James “Whitey” Bulger sat in a Boston courtroom Wednesday listening to his victims take the stand and condemn his involvement in a string of murders during a reign of...
  • Whitey Bulger won't talk, considers trial a sham, lawyer says

    BOSTON -- Whitey Bulger sat in court as he was called a rat, Satan, a coward, a punk, a psychopath, a bag of jailhouse rags and some other terms not suitable for mention in a family newspaper, and after all that, decided to keep silent. The Boston...
  • Whitey Bulger: Barry Levinson off 'Black Mass'; film aims for spring

    With "Whitey" Bulger given two life sentences on Thursday, a coda has been written to one of the most uncanny real-life mob stories in American history. On the big screen, the tale may just be beginning. “Black Mass,” the fact-based Bulger...
  • 'Whitey' Bulger sentenced to life in prison

    BOSTON — It's been decades since Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger helped murder 11 people and terrorize countless others, but his actions finally caught up to him Thursday: A federal judge sentenced him to two consecutive life terms plus five...
  • Whitey Bulger has no redeeming value, prosecutors tell judge

    He was the crime lord who cultivated an image of really being a good guy despite the killings, extortion and drug-dealing. He was the Robin Hood-like fugitive, with almost mystical powers of hiding during the 16 years on the lam that earned him a...
  • Jim Shea: Foley Cementing New Yorkers Support for CT Governor's Race?

    Tom Foley was back in the news this past week, and it had nothing to with his driving, or reports that he had become deceased, which he hadn't. This time Foley's appearance in the news was, I guess you would call it, self inflicted. He suddenly appeared...
  • Paul Greenberg: One saving moment

    One after the other, the witnesses rose to testify to the bloody wreckage the notorious murderer had made of their lives. The scene was a Boston courtroom. The defendant was the notorious Whitey Bulger, caught at last and finally brought to justice at...