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Funeral for mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger held in Boston

World / Crime & Legal Nov 9, 2018

Funeral for mob boss 'Whitey' Bulger held in Boston

A funeral Mass for notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has been held in South Boston. The archdiocese of Boston says a private service for immediate family was held Thursday at St. Monica Church, near the area where Bulger grew up and once ran his ...

Gangster's killing brings abrupt end to old South Boston

World | FOCUS Oct 31, 2018

Gangster's killing brings abrupt end to old South Boston

The death of gangster James "Whitey" Bulger brings an abrupt end to a notorious chapter in the history of South Boston, the neighborhood where Bulger once ran a ruthless gang responsible for loansharking, extortion and a string of murders. But the South Boston of Bulger's ...

China's former internet czar charged with taking bribes

Asia Pacific / Crime & Legal Jul 30, 2018

China's former internet czar charged with taking bribes

China's former internet czar, who oversaw a tightening of online censorship during his tenure, has been charged with taking bribes, state media said Monday. Throughout his career, Lu Wei used his political offices to benefit himself including "illegally receiving a huge amount of property," according ...