In the ’80s, the Cuban mob called the Corporation did a thriving business in the Northeast and Miami, when, that is, they weren’t busy settling vendettas against fellow Cubans.
T. J. English is a noted journalist, a screenwriter, and the author of the New York Times bestsellers Havana Nocturne, Paddy Whacked, and The Savage City, as well as of The Westies, a national bestseller, and Born to Kill, which was nominated for an Edgar Award. He has written for Vanity Fair, Playboy, and Esquire, among other publications. His screenwriting credits include episodes of the television crime dramas NYPD Blue and Homicide, for which he was awarded the Humanitas Prize. He lives in New York City.
Never addressed in the trial that put Bulger behind bars for life was the law enforcement conspiracy that kept him free for so long. A legendary crime writer reports from the courtroom.
The infamous Boston mobster might have gotten off had the defense run with the lurid story of his daily LSD injections as a lab rat in a diabolical government experiment. Why didn’t they?
The accused killer called the entire enterprise a sham—a claim that has elements of validity.
Whitey Bulger’s defense launched its first witness, former FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick, who spoke about how the entire justice system was complicit in protecting Bulger. T.J. English reports.
Jurors cried as Whitey Bulger associate Steven Flemmi recounted a litany of brutal murders, but T.J. English says the real horror of his reign is the government’s cover-up.
Such was Whitey Bulger’s response in court to testimony by his former FBI handler John Morris. T.J. English reports live from the trial on revelations about corruption inside the FBI that went deeper and further than just aiding Bulger’s criminal enterprise.
On Wednesday one of the most famous alleged mobsters in American history began the trial for his life. Whitey Bulger faces a 32-count indictment, but he’s not going quietly, as T.J. English reports from the courthouse.
Catherine Greig was sentenced to eight years in prison for helping fugitive Whitey Bulger on his 16-year run from the FBI. Greig becomes the latest girlfriend of the mob boss to suffer for her love. T.J. English exclusively speaks to “the other woman” in the Bulger saga, Teresa Stanley, and other mobster ex-girlfriends about the terror and glamor of their life.
Relatives of the victims of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger are outraged that girlfriend Catherine Greig will receive no more than 32 months in jail. By T.J. English.