BOSTON (CBS) — Jury selection is underway in the James ‘Whitey’ Bulger trial.
Throughout the trial, you can follow the action with reporters’ tweets inside the courtroom.READ MORE: Ups And Downs: Patriots Run All Over Bills, Defense Makes The Big Plays In Monday Night Win
Below are some of the more remarkable tweets from WBZ-TV’s Jim Armstrong and WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens, from Monday’s jury selection.
The tweets include excuses potential jurors gave as to why they could not serve on the jury.READ MORE: Mac Jones Threw Just Three Passes To Make Patriots History In Wild Win Over Bills
U.S. District Judge Denise Casper accepted some excuses and others, she did not.
Bulger, 83, the former leader of the Winter Hill Gang, is accused of a long list of crimes, including participating in 19 killings. He fled Boston in 1994 and was one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives until he was captured in Santa Monica, Calif., in 2011.MORE NEWS: Weekend Reservations Needed At Brookline Christmas Tree Farm Due To Demand