Tag Archives: Whitey Bulger

Backgound Story On Stephen Rakes

By Joey Ortega and Sharon Branco During our last broadcast on the Whitey Bulger case, we discussed the mysterious death of Shephen Rakes. Rakes was at one point set to testify for the prosecution to give an accounting of a … Continue reading

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THE MEET AT THE MERIDIAN

By Sharon Branco   Stephen Flemmi was Whitey Bulger’s criminal partner in the Winter Hill Gang.  Stephen and Whitey were also FBI informants.   Were Bulger and Flemmi told they would not be prosecuted for certain crimes?  Bulger’s early pre-trial defense claim … Continue reading

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Update on Bulger Trial – Prosecution Rests

By Sharon Branco After 30 days of testimony and 62 witnesses, Assistant United States Attorney, Brian Kelly finally said, “at this time, the United States rests its case against Mr. Bulger.”    Bulger’s defense attorneys will present his defense beginning on … Continue reading

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Irish Gang Wars: Quick Backgroud

I order to add some context to the Whitey Bulger case we are following we felt a short history lesson in its roots and that of organized crime in New England would be helpful. The Irish Gang Wars By Sharon … Continue reading

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