His mother called him Sonny, and he is Jimmy to his friends and siblings, but everyone else knows him as Whitey. James "Whitey" Bulger, Boston's most notorious gangster, was arrested Wednesday after a 16-year manhunt. Once the head of the Winter Hill Gang, as well as a top FBI informant, Bulger will now finally face charges related to 19 murders and a host of other crimes. And while the 81-year-old's long criminal career effectively ended while on the run in Santa Monica, Calif., it began, and will forever be linked to, South Boston.
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