NPR Story
5:03 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

South Boston Transformed In Whitey Bulger's Absence

Originally published on Sun August 11, 2013 5:23 pm

When the FBI brought reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger back to his old stomping ground of South Boston to be tried in federal court after 16 years on the lam, he must have done a double take. The neighborhood that Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is booming. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on July 18, 2013.