Bulger Remanded to Massachusetts to Face Charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger has
appeared in Los Angeles federal court and been remanded to
Massachusetts to face charges.

Bulger appeared Thursday with girlfriend Catherine Greig and
waived his right to a removal hearing.

The pair were arrested late Wednesday in their suburban Santa
Monica apartment after 16 years on the run.

Balding, with a full white beard and wire-rimmed glassed, Bulger
clutched court documents against his chest when he appeared before
Magistrate Judge John McDermott. Bulger told the court he
understood the charges against him.

Bulger smiled as he was led away by a cadre of law enforcement

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