Whitey Bulger

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed July 10, 2013

7/10/13 - Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, our News Man, Ray Graf, and the CEO of Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady, NY – Philip Morris.

They discuss upstate tourism, the arts, and the impact of casino gaming in NYS.

WAMC News
8:43 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Former Hitman To Testify At Bulger Trial

Credit wikipedia commons

A former hitman who admits killing 20 people is expected to take the stand at the trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger in Massachusetts.

John Martorano served a little over 12 years in prison after striking a cooperation deal with prosecutors. He was released in 2007.

The 83-year-old Bulger is charged in a 32-count racketeering indictment that accuses him of participating in 19 murders in the 1970s and '80s. He is also charged with extorting bookmakers, drug dealers and others running illegal businesses.

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The Roundtable
9:45 am
Fri February 22, 2013

"Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice"

    James “Whitey” Bulger is to crime in the latter half of the twentieth century what Al Capone was to the first. Journalist, Kevin Cullen, is the co-author of a new portrait of Bulger, from his criminal beginnings as a neighborhood tough to his nine years in federal prison—including Alcatraz—for bank robbery.

Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice is the story of how Bulger became the most wanted person in America and evaded capture for nearly two decades.

US News
11:42 am
Tue January 8, 2013

Boston mobster's lawyers to ask for judge removal

James J.
Credit U.S. Marshals Service

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger are asking a federal appeals court to remove a judge who's scheduled to preside over Bulger's trial on murder charges.

The defense is scheduled to argue Tuesday before the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston.

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