Globe coverage of the notorious Boston gangster, who after being captured following years on the run is facing a sweeping indictment that includes 19 murder charges.
Watch videos from Boston Globe reporters and editors about the capture and trial of James “Whitey” Bulger.
2011 | Special report
How a tip from a former actress and Miss Iceland 1974 helped bring an end to one of the longest and most expansive manhunts in FBI history.
1998 | Special Report
A five-part series by the Globe Spotlight team delves into James "Whitey" Bulger's time as an FBI informant.
1995 | Special report
The case against against Bulger marked a sea change in local law enforcement, an unprecedented coalition that tried to overcome the ill will that arose from Bulger’s role as an informant.
1988 | Special report
A four-part series examines the early life of and rise to power of the Bulger brothers - William Bulger in Massachusetts politics and James Bulger in the criminal underworld.