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Three charged in prison death of notorious Boston mobster Whitey Bulger
The 89-year-old was serving out a life sentence for a string of brutal crimes when he was attacked and killed.
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Book details Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger's relationship with his right-hand man from the Galway Gaeltacht
Whitey Bulger and right-hand-man Pat Nee from Connemarra were feared throughout Boston for their ruthlessness.
Murderer, Irish-American gangster, FBI informer: The Whitey Bulger story
The author of Black Mass and Bulger’s biography Dick Lehr speaks to us about the criminal’s life.
Investigation launched as Irish-American gangster 'Whitey' Bulger found dead in prison
A fellow inmate with Mafia ties is reportedly being investigated following the death.
Benedict Cumberbatch to play Johnny Depp's Irish mobster brother
Depp and Cumberbatch are to play Whitey and Billy Bulger.
'Whitey' Bulger receives life sentence for murder, extortion, and money-laundering
The 84-year-old rejected the charges until the end, calling the trial a “sham”.
Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.
"Justice has been served" - Boston mobster 'Whitey' Bulger found guilty of 11 murders
The 83-year-old refused to take the stand in his own defence in what was one of the most dramatic criminal underworld trials in the US in recent years.
James 'Whitey' Bulger doesn't want to testify in his own trial for murder
Final arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob boss are due next week following over a month of testimony, some of it extremely graphic.
'Whitey' Bulger's former protégé offers grisly testimony at mobster's trial
Kevin Weeks – who rose through the ranks of Bulger’s organisation – has detailed three killings he says the crime boss carried out personally in the 1980s.
Bulger trial: Boston mobster's guns found and gang's tactics unveiled
James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, now 83, was captured in Santa Monica, California, in 2011.
Irish-American James 'Whitey' Bulger 'did all the dirty work himself'
A court has heard opening arguments in the trial of the alleged Boston mob kingpin who is charged with 19 murders and numerous other offences
Trial begins of infamous mobster (and FBI informant) 'Whitey' Bulger
The 83-year-old faces 19 murder charges, as well as federal rackeeteering charges, over a decades-long career.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
'Whitey' Bulger's wife Catherine Greig gets eight years in prison
The girlfriend of the notorious Irish-American gangster had been on the run for 16 years claiming that her crimes were a result of a passionate love affair with Bulger.
Prosecutors seek 10-year sentence for mobster's girl Catherine Greig
Irish-American gangster ‘Whitey’ Buger was allegedly protected by his partner for more than 16 years.
Gangster 'Whitey' Bulger brought down... by former Miss Iceland
Ex-beauty queen Anna Bjornsdottir has pocketed a $2million reward for tipping off the FBI – after getting to know the mobster thanks to a stray cat.
Girlfriend of Whitey Bulger indicted for helping him dodge authorities
Catherine Greig is charged with conspiracy to harbour and and conceal a fugitive. Bulger, and Irish American mobster, was caught in June after 16 years on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.
'Whitey' Bulger pleads not guilty - and denies being senile
A lawyer for the former FBI Most Wanted mobster, who’s accused of 19 murders, said he is still “very smart”.
Irish-American cop helped nab 'Whitey' Bulger
The notorious Irish-American gangster was arrested last week following the sterling work of another Irish-American.
Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger
James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured last night after 16 years on the run. But how did the Irish-American mobster become such a notorious figure?
'Most Wanted' Whitey Bulger captured in US
Notorious Irish-American gangster and girlfriend have been arrested in California – the Boston mob boss has been on the run for 16 years.
Bin Laden ticked off the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted: Who’s next?
Nine more hardened criminals languish in the ‘most wanted’ category – including a notoriously brutal Irish-American mobster.