Latest News Wires Whitey Bulger trial date set for Nov., judge rejects pleas for more time

Whitey Bulger: During a hearing in federal court Monday, Bulger's attorney, J.W. Carney Jr., said it would take his law firm at least a year to go through more than 500,000 documents and nearly 1,000 tapes prosecutors have turned over to the defense.


A magistrate judge on Monday set a Nov. 5 trial date for James "Whitey" Bulger, rejecting a plea from the reputed gangster's lawyers for more time to prepare.