Bulger’s Girlfriend Files Appeal

    FILE - This undated file photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Catherine Greig, the longtime girlfriend of Whitey Bulger, captured with Bulger June 22, 2011, in Santa Monica, Calif. A federal judge in Boston granted a request Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 that her trial be postponed to May 7, 2011. Greig had previously pleaded not guilty to a charge of conspiracy to harbor and conceal a fugitive.   (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service, File)

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    Attorneys for the girlfriend of James “Whitey” Bulger filed an appeal on Wednesday to reduce her eight-year sentence for aiding the infamous mobster. U.S. District Court Judge Douglas P. Woodlock sentenced Catherine Greig to eight years in prison on Tuesday, after federal probation officers advised on a sentence ranging from 27 months to 33 months. Prosecutors had asked for a 10-year sentence. Greig’s attorneys asked the court to review the conviction.

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