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Court upholds decision, US liable in killing

Ruling: FBI dealings with Bulger gang led to murder

By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / October 17, 2008

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The US Appeals Court has upheld a lower court ruling holding the FBI responsible for the 1984 killing of a Quincy fisherman by Winter Hill gang leaders and a rogue agent who leaked information to them, in a decision that could settle at least six other cases claiming the FBI had corrupt dealings with James "Whitey" Bulger. (Full article: 727 words)

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