SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say fugitive Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger has been arrested by the FBI near Los Angeles after 16 years on the run.
The 81-year-old Bulger is wanted in connection to 19 murders. He has been linked to the 1981 shooting death of Tulsa businessman Roger Wheeler outside a Tulsa country club.
Santa Monica Police Sgt. Rudy Flores says his agency was informed of the arrest by the FBI Wednesday.