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Judge grants 3-month delay in Bulger's trial
BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge has agreed to delay the trial of reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger by three months.
U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns on Friday rejected a defense motion to delay the trial by eight months but agreed to put it off from March until June. He says jury selection will begin on June 6.
Bulger is known as the former leader of the Winter Hill Gang and is charged with participating in 19 murders. He fled Boston in late 1994 and remained a fugitive on the FBI's "Most Wanted" list until June 2011. That's when he was captured in Santa Monica, Calif.
The 83-year-old Bulger has pleaded not guilty. His lawyer has said he will testify at trial about his claim that he was given immunity for his crimes by a federal prosecutor while Bulger was an FBI informant.
Posted: Saturday, November 10 2012, 03:39 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Wife guilty in Nichols Hills fire chief slaying
May 22, 2013 00:24 GMT
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) -- A jury in El Reno has convicted Rebecca Bryan of the murder of her husband, Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan, and recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole.
Jurors reached the Tuesday verdict after about four hours of deliberation.
The 54-year-old Bryan claimed an intruder had shot her husband, though police found her Ruger pistol in a clothes dryer in their home after the shooting.
The gun was matched to the bullet used to shoot Keith Bryan in 2011 at the couple's Mustang home. Police also found a spent shell casing and a left-handed rubber glove wrapped in a bullet-riddled blanket.
The Oklahoman reports (http://is.gd/mvC6Mi ) Bryan didn't display her emotions when the verdict was read. Her lawyer gave her a hug and told her he was sorry.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com
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