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BOSTON | Official: Mafia hit man suspected in Whitey Bulger’s slaying

BOSTON— A Mafia hit man who is said to hate “rats” is under suspicion in the slaying of former Boston crime boss and longtime FBI informant James “Whitey” Bulger, who was found dead hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, an ex-investigator briefed on the case said Wednesday. The former official said … Continue reading BOSTON | Official: Mafia hit man suspected in Whitey Bulger’s slaying

MIAMI | Official: Pipe-bomb suspect had hit list of targets

MIAMI — The man suspected of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump kept a list of elected officials and others who investigators believe were intended targets, an official told The Associated Press on Monday. The official said authorities had recovered soldering equipment, a printer, and stamps similar to … Continue reading MIAMI | Official: Pipe-bomb suspect had hit list of targets

JACKSONVILLE, Fla | Official: 6 shot near Florida stadium, appears gang-related

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — Authorities say six people have been wounded, some seriously, in what possibly was a gang-related shooting blocks from the NFL stadium in Jacksonville where the Jaguars were hosting the Houston Texans. Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, says the shooting erupted near a laundromat at 12:35 p.m. Sunday … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla | Official: 6 shot near Florida stadium, appears gang-related

MEXICO BEACH, Fla | Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

MEXICO BEACH, Fla — Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm’s fury became ever clearer. The death toll across the South stood at 13, not counting any victims in Mexico Beach. Miami Fire Chief … Continue reading MEXICO BEACH, Fla | Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

MEXICO BEACH, Fla | Official: Searchers find bodies in hurricane-stricken town

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Search-and-rescue teams began finding bodies in and around Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm’s fury became ever clearer. But he gave no details on the number of dead. The death toll across the South stood at 13, … Continue reading MEXICO BEACH, Fla | Official: Searchers find bodies in hurricane-stricken town