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Bulger Remanded To Massachusetts To Face Charges

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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 agents.

This program aired on June 23, 2011. The audio for this program is not available.

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