The 'Whitey' Bulger Trial: Live Sentencing Updates
Bulger refused to look at his victims’ family members. But when Steven Davis took the stand -- that changed.
After five days of deliberation, the jury has found notorious Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger guilty of conspiracy and racketeering- including 11 murders.
08/13/2013: Bulger, who replaced Osama Bin Laden after he was slain at the top of the FBI's ten most wanted list, is heading to prison for the rest of his life.
08/12: Victims' families, Bulger's lawyers and more share their reactions to the verdict.
08/13/2013: Read WGBH News reporters' live updates from the trial.
Archived Sentencing Updates:
Greater Boston looked at some of the key issues that jurors have been considering after 35 days of testimony.
Over the past two months these families have gotten to know each other sitting side by side in courtroom 11.
The evidence is a slice of life going back more than 50 years, conjuring a wisp of nostalgia for a simpler era.
Confused? That's because the law in question is inherently confusing - which might explain why the jury is taking so long.
A series of discussions over an undisclosed issue ignited confusion and speculation over the trial's outcome.
Judge Denise Casper’s instruction to the jury was simple: “Keep an open mind.”
James "Whitey" Bulger announced he would not take the stand in dramatic fashion Friday.
“I’m making the choice involuntarily because I don’t feel ... I feel that I’ve been choked off"
Bulger will not testify in his defense in his own trial, but he still made himself heard Friday as he angrily denounced the trial.
Bulger's defense team refused to say whether or not he'll take the stand.
Pat Nee — an avowed former criminal from South Boston — walked out of court without testifying.
Fitzpatrick seemed less like a hero than a serial liar, a fabricator and embellisher whose grasp on truth is shaky.
Lawyers for Bulger asked Judge Denise Casper to allow a former Winter Hill Gang member to testify on Bulger’s behalf.
Hank Brennan stretched his assault on the credibility of Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi into a fourth day.
Bulger in the 1970s and 80s had a reputation that was both fearsome and simultaneously altruistic.
Hank Brennan, defense lawyer for James "Whitey" Bulger, continued his virtuoso cross-examination of Stephen Flemmi.
The day started with an outburst, and ended with Stephen Flemmi’s sexual relationship with his stepdaughter.
The Middlesex DA confirmed Thursday morning that the body found a few feet off Mill Street in Lincoln was Stephen Rakes.
Compared with Flemmi’s debut yesterday, much of today’s testimony was rather understated.
Stephen Rakes, who was at one point expected to be a key witness in the trial of James "Whitey" Bulger, was found dead.
Stephen Flemmi and Bulger hadn’t seen each other in years – and their reunion Thursday wasn’t a happy one.
We'll identify three key takeaways from the trial proceedings, to cut through the minutiae.
Since cameras aren't allowed in federal court, WGBH News had to find alternative means to present Tuesday's fireworks.
We heard minute descriptions of the paths traveled by bullets as they entered victims' bodies.
Weeks led police to the graves of several victims, and made a direct connection between Bulger and two murders.
Bulger's former partner Kevin Weeks, often described as Bulger's "surrogate son," took the stand this morning.
In one recording, Bulger and his brother Jackie made light about the murder of bar owner Eddie Connors.
John Morris offered an emotional apology to Halloran's family as they sat in court.
Morris spent much of the morning admitting to lying, approving false reports, accepting bribes, and heavy drinking.
The defense used its cross of James Marra to introduce Bulger's 700-plus-page FBI file.
We expected to get testimony from John Morris, who ran the Boston FBI during many of the years Bulger allegedly ran amok.
At one point in John Morris's testimony, Bulger apparently snapped at him, "You're a [bleeping] liar."
Family members of James "Whitey" Bulger's alleged victims gave testimony in court, leaving one juror in tears.
The jury heard three days of machine gunnings, stabbings and precision hits on mob foes and unlucky by-standers.
The day opened with testimony from a woman in a car mistakenly riddled with bullets by John Martorano.
A few of us who'd been watching the defense's cross of John Martorano were raving about Hank Brennan's performance.
A former hit man who admitted to killing 20 people during his organized crime career took the stand.
Greater Boston presents a 40-minute special on Bulger's crime spree, the people who protected him, and his victims.
The prosecution and the defense squared off in an attempt to define the 83-year-old mobster accused of murdering 19 people.
Given that opening statements haven't even occurred yet, the scene in the trial today was almost shockingly dramatic.
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How will the court determine the jury of 12 peers from the millions of Massachusetts residents who qualify for jury duty?
The South Boston gangster is accused of murdering 19 people during a crime reign spanning several decades.