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Mass. mobster Bulger wins 3-month trial delay

Associated Press Modified: November 9, 2012 at 7:31 pm •  Published: November 9, 2012

The judge, in his ruling, said he tried to be fair to Bulger by giving his lawyers adequate time to prepare for trial while also being fair to prosecutors, the public and the families of the people who were killed.

Bulger's girlfriend, Catherine Greig, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to harbor a fugitive and identity fraud related to their time on the run. She was sentenced to eight years in prison and paid a $150,000 fine.

Prosecutors say Bulger and Greig, who's in her early 60s, posed as married retirees from Chicago and had a stash of more than $800,000 in cash and dozens of weapons in their apartment when they were captured.