John J. Connolly Jr.

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    June 23, 2011

    Ex-G-Man John Connolly Jr. Helped Mobster Whitey Bulger Escape 16 Years Ago

    Manny CasabielleEx-FBI Agent John Connolly Jr. helped Whitey Bulger elude capture.​More than a decade-and-a-half of being on the lam finally caught up to James "Whitey" Bulger. The F.B.I. announced today that they nabbed the 81-year-old Boston mobster in Santa Monica by focusing on locating his lo ... More >>

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    January 15, 2009

    News Roundup

    The National GOP wants Charlie Crist to run for Senate. [Hill]Ex-FBI agent John Connolly gets 40 years for his role in a mob murder. [Herald]Beware the dreaded lube ring thieves. [CBS4]With the Orange Bowl demolished, where will we have our official Fidel Castro death party? [CBS4]Burger King hired ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Former FBI Agent Would Like Everyone to Forget About His Murder Conviction

    Former FBI agent John Connolly was convicted of second-degree murder in a Miami courtroom last month, and that was the last we thought we'd heard of him. Apparently not, because his lawyers have filed a legal brief asking for the conviction to be thrown out, according to the Boston Globe. His lawy ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008

    Even After Conviction, Connolly Holds He's Innocent

    Former mob hero turned convicted murderer John Connolly took to the stand today at his sentencing trial after he had remained silent during his two month trial. In an interview published today in The Boston Globe, he affirmed his innocence even though a jury has concluded that indeed he did help or ... More >>

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    January 7, 2008

    Murder, Myspace, Babysitters, Betrayal: The Best True Crime Stories of 2007

    They are the modern versions of monster stories. True Crime writers seek out such tales every day, finding them in two sentence-long police blotter blurbs, law enforcement sources lamenting the one that got away, or victims looking for justice. They pile on hours of research and interviews, buildin ... More >>

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    May 1, 2007

    Ex-FBI Agent Back in Court

    John Connolly – a 66-year-old retired FBI agent who is awaiting trial in Miami on murder charges – told a judge Tuesday that his lawyer, Manny Casabielle, wasn’t spending enough quality time with him. “I have no problem with his ability to defend me,” Connolly told Judge Barbara Areces in ... More >>

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    March 22, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of March 22, 2007

    "It seems that the green tide in our paradise is here to stay, and we feel very sad about that."

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    March 1, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of March 1, 2007

    "Leave bees to the experts."

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    February 22, 2007
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    February 8, 2007

    The G-man and the Snitch

    Decorated FBI agent John Connolly soon goes on trial for murder in Miami. Too bad he wasn't here when the shots were fired.

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    August 11, 2005

    Forever Missing Part 2

    Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers