James 'Whitey' Bulger Appears in Boston Court to Face Charges

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, a suspected New England organized-crime boss arrested in California this week with his companion, Catherine Greig, finally faced a judge in Boston's federal courthouse this afternoon after being on the run since the mid-1990s. Balding, bearded and dressed in a sweater and white shirt, Bulger, now 81, remained stoic as the judge discussed the charges against him, answering, "Yes, sir," in response to questions. The hearing over Bulger's continued confinement lasted 10...Full Story
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