Questions linger for families of Bulger's victims

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Posted: Friday, November 15, 2013 12:00 am

BOSTON (AP) - As former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger was led out of a courtroom to begin serving a life sentence for his murderous reign in the 1970s and '80s, questions remained for the families of some of his victims.

Why did federal prosecutors give such generous plea deals to Bulger's cohorts? And did Bulger ever offer to plead guilty, a step that would have avoided the two-month trial?

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