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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    Road-trip vacations that don't break the bank

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    Last-minute vacations don't need to be a headache or ridiculously expensive, especially if you make it a road trip. Even if you don't have a car, renting one can be an affordable option.Lauren Lyons Cole, a personal finance contributor to TheStreet.com, has some suggestions.
    Last-minute vacations don't need to be a headache or ridiculously expensive, especially if you make it a road trip. Even if you don't have a car, renting one can be an affordable option.Lauren Lyons Cole, a personal finance contributor to TheStreet.com, has some suggestions.
  • Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki to run New York City Marathon

    Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:42:50 GMT
    Former No. 1-ranked tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this fall while fitting in time to train for the New York City Marathon. She said Thursday that she long had wanted to do a marathon and decided before Wimbledon that she could pull it off this year.
    Former No. 1-ranked tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plans to play a full tournament schedule this fall while fitting in time to train for the New York City Marathon. She said Thursday that she long had wanted to do a marathon and decided before Wimbledon that she could pull it off this year.
  • Trench collapse traps workers

    Trench collapse traps workers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:56:22 GMT
    Two construction workers were rescued from a collapsed trench outside a home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday.  Firefighters from across Westchester County responded to the scene at 15 Bradford Ave. at about noon.
    Two construction workers were rescued from a collapsed trench outside a home in Rye, N.Y. on Thursday.  Firefighters from across Westchester County responded to the scene at 15 Bradford Ave. at about noon.
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