1. MERCY

    Bulger’s Girlfriend Files Appeal

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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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