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In letters, Whitey Bulger fondly remembered old times, Alcatraz

This photo of urban culture auctions located in West Palm Beach, Florida, shows a hand-written letter from the late gangster James "Whitey" Bulger, an envelope and Christmas greeting card embellished with his 1959 Alcatraz mug, which Bulger sent in 2015 from the federal prison in Coleman, Florida. The items are among those offered by the auction house for auction on …

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Victims' kin blast Whitey Bulger's church rites

The private funeral Mass for James "Whitey" Bulger held yesterday in South Boston was the height of "hypocrisy," said a brother who lost his sister to the mobster's gang. "What are we supposed to do? Say 10 Hail Marys and all is forgiven? Why is this guy getting all his wishes? It's sick, "said Steve Davis, whose sister, Debra, was …

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Authorities see second suspect in the murder of Whitey Bulger

John TLUMACKI / Globe Associate / File 1994 [19659003] Whitey Bulger Walked Along Castle Island Paul J. DeCologero, a member of a notorious organized crime group in North Shore, who has robbed rival drug dealers and dismembered a teenage girl they feared would give up as second suspect in the murder of Boston gangster James surfaced. "Whitey" Bulger. Federal agencies …

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Former prosecutor hopes James Whitey Bulger's death is "the end of a very sad chapter in Boston's history."

McGonagle was the leader of a gang that competed with Irish gangster boss James "Whitey" Bulger's Winter Hill Gang. Bulger was suspected of involvement in McGonagle's death in 1974 and 18 other mob murders between 1973 and 1985. Bulger, leader of the South Boston gang, was the ruthless kingpin of a criminal empire Federal judge said committed "unfathomable" did. His …

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Whitey Bulger, a gangster of many enemies, may have been killed on a hit

Those who follow the rough ways of the mob remember the year 1962 and possibly the most significant murder that took place behind bars. It was the botched pre-fight that Joseph Valachi performed in the courtyard of the federal prison in Atlanta. He had mounted a length of three-quarters of an inch galvanized iron pipe with a brass tap. With …

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Whitey Bulger, long-time Boston mob boss, is dead in jail in 89

"It's good to be over," June Barry, 79, a lifelong resident of South Boston who joked with friends about Wackelpud's grasp on the neighborhood, said after the verdicts. "I'm glad they got it and they kept it alive, so it's time to pay for it." On November 14, federal judge Denise J. Casper sentenced Mr. Bulger to two life insurance …

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