Bulger http://publicradiotulsa.org en Bulger Lawyers to Brief Judge on Evidence Exchange http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/bulger-lawyers-brief-judge-evidence-exchange <p>BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger are due in federal court to update a judge on the exchange of pre-trial evidence.</p><div><p>Bulger, the former leader of the notorious Winter Hill Gang, was also an FBI informant against the Mafia. The 83-year-old Bulger is awaiting trial for his alleged role in 19 killings, including the Tulsa death of Roger Wheeler.</p><p>His lawyers have complained for months that the large volume of documents in the case will make it difficult for them to be ready for Bulger's scheduled trial in March.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:09:28 +0000 Associated Press 27369 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Bulger Lawyers to Brief Judge on Evidence Exchange Judge Allows Suit Against Reputed Mobster with Tulsa Ties To Move Forward http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/judge-allows-suit-against-reputed-mobster-tulsa-ties-move-forward <p>BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the family of one of James "Whitey" Bulger's alleged victims can continue with a federal lawsuit against FBI agents who monitored the mobster while he was an informant.</p><div><p>U.S. District Judge William Young said in a ruling issued Thursday that a lawsuit by Michael Donahue's family against agents can continue despite of an appeals court ruling that dismissed a claim against the federal government because the statute of limitations had expired.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:48:48 +0000 Associated Press 26150 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Judge Allows Suit Against Reputed Mobster with Tulsa Ties To Move Forward Wheeler Murder in Tulsa: Reputed mobster's girlfriend rethinking plea http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/wheeler-murder-tulsa-reputed-mobsters-girlfriend-rethinking-plea BOSTON (AP) — The brother of one of reputed mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's alleged murder victims says he's been told by a representative for federal prosecutors in Boston that Bulger's girlfriend Catherine Greig (Grehg) is considering pleading guilty to helping Bulger evade capture. Steven Davis tells The Boston Globe a federal victim advocate told him Friday that Greig's lawyers indicated she's considering pleading guilty without a plea bargain and prosecutors asked victims' relatives to meet with them Monday. WCVB-TV first reported Davis's comments. Messages were left Friday for G Sat, 10 Mar 2012 14:58:51 +0000 Associated Press 14621 at http://publicradiotulsa.org