In historic ruling, court says Italian state negotiated with mafia

World Apr 21, 2018

In historic ruling, court says Italian state negotiated with mafia

An Italian court convicted former high-ranking state officials and mob bosses on Friday for holding secret negotiations in the early 1990s following a devastating wave of mafia murders and bombings. Speaking in a high-security "bunker" courtroom on the outskirts of Palermo, Judge Alfredo Montalto ruled ...

World / Crime & Legal Jun 14, 2013

Frail Bulger labeled 'hands-on killer'

James "Whitey" Bulger is an old man now. He wears reading glasses. His hair is pure white, but not much remains. And when he stood up in a federal courtroom Wednesday morning to finally face the music, to stand trial for a lifetime of gangster ...