Key Players in the James 'Whitey' Bulger trial - New York News

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  • James "Whitey" Bulger

    James "Whitey" Bulger

    Known as Jimmy to his dwindling list of friends, Whitey to the rest of the world, he is at the center of a sordid tale of crime and corruption.
    Known as Jimmy to his dwindling list of friends, Whitey to the rest of the world, he is at the center of a sordid tale of crime and corruption.
  • The Prosecution

    The Prosecution

    Working under the current US Attorney, Carmen Ortiz, assistant US Attorneys Fred Wyshak, Brian Kelly and Zachary Hafer are starting what will undoubtedly be the trial of their careers.
    Working under the current US Attorney, Carmen Ortiz, assistant US Attorneys Fred Wyshak, Brian Kelly and Zachary Hafer are starting what will undoubtedly be the trial of their careers.
  • The Defense

    The Defense

    Defense attorneys J.W. Carney Jr. and Henry Brennanhave the unenviable task of defending  someone the government would love to convict.
    Defense attorneys J.W. Carney Jr. and Henry Brennanhave the unenviable task of defending  someone the government would love to convict.
  • John Connolly

    John Connolly

    Agent Connolly was Bulger's and Flemmi's FBI handler, taking the information they supplied about the Italian mafia in Boston. But Connolly went rogue and let the Winter Hill Gang off the hook for
    Agent Connolly was Bulger's and Flemmi's FBI handler, taking the information they supplied about the Italian mafia in Boston. But Connolly went rogue and let the Winter Hill Gang off the hook for their own crimes.
  • H. Paul Rico

    H. Paul Rico

    Rico was an FBI agent in Boston who knew a young Bulger and Stephen Flemmi, and their relationship is considered to be the beginning of the corrupt nexis of law enforcement and what
    Rico was an FBI agent in Boston who knew a young Bulger and Stephen Flemmi, and their relationship is considered to be the beginning of the corrupt nexis of law enforcement and what Bulger's underworld.
  • Jeremiah O'Sullivan

    Jeremiah O'Sullivan

    The late Jeremiah O'Sullivan ran the U.S. Attorney's New England Organized Crime Strike Force and later became U.S. Attorney when Bulger and FBI Agent John Connolly were at their closest.
    The late Jeremiah O'Sullivan ran the U.S. Attorney's New England Organized Crime Strike Force and later became U.S. Attorney when Bulger and FBI Agent John Connolly were at their closest.
  • John Martorano

    John Martorano

    Already the center of controversy in pre-trial arguments, the one-time feared hitman will be one of the government's star witnesses against the former Southie crime boss.
    Already the center of controversy in pre-trial arguments, the one-time feared hitman will be one of the government's star witnesses against the former Southie crime boss.
  • Kevin Weeks

    Kevin Weeks

    Another Bulger cohort who has since cooperated with the government, Weeks has said he was the gravedigger for some of the victims killed by Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi.
    Another Bulger cohort who has since cooperated with the government, Weeks has said he was the gravedigger for some of the victims killed by Bulger and Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi.
  • Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi

    Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi

    Flemmi and "Whitey" Bulger rose to the top of the underworld, helped by their corrupt connections inside the federal government and law enforcement and their fearsome
    Flemmi and "Whitey" Bulger rose to the top of the underworld, helped by their corrupt connections inside the federal government and law enforcement and their fearsome reputations on the street.
  • Catherine Greig

    Catherine Greig

    Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of Whitey Bulger, was captured with James "Whitey" Bulger on June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif.
    Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of Whitey Bulger, was captured with James "Whitey" Bulger on June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif.
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  • NJ brush fire forces evacuations

    NJ brush fire forces evacuations

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:04:00 GMT
    A New Jersey school and several homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a large brush fire that was being fanned by winds.Beachwood Intermediate South School was closed just after 12:30 p.m. Parents were told not to report to the school. The Ocean County Sheriff's Dept. said that all children were going to be safely evacuated to another location.
    A New Jersey school and several homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a large brush fire that was being fanned by winds.Beachwood Intermediate South School was closed just after 12:30 p.m. Parents were told not to report to the school. The Ocean County Sheriff's Dept. said that all children were going to be safely evacuated to another location.
  • Cops swarm home after disgruntled Call of Duty gamer calls in swatting hoax

    Cops swarm home after disgruntled Call of Duty gamer calls in swatting hoax

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:05:27 GMT
    Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games.
    Heavily armed police officers descended on a home in Long Beach, Long Island thinking they might find a grisly murder scene. Instead they found a terrified woman who had no clue what they were talking about and her teenaged son playing video games.
  • Girl fights to bring 22-year-old prom date

    Girl fights to bring 22-year-old prom date

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:50:19 GMT
    A Connecticut teenager is appealing to her local Board of Education after school officials rejected her request to bring her 21-year-old boyfriend to her prom.
    A Connecticut teenager is appealing to her local Board of Education after school officials rejected her request to bring her 21-year-old boyfriend to her prom.
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