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After 16 years in hiding, Whitey Bulger stands in spotlight of federal trial

If you lived in South Boston from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s you either loved or loathed Whitey Bulger. He could be colorful and generous, or, if you were his enemy, he could be cutthroat and cruel.

Ohio kidnap suspect pleads not guilty

An Ohio man accused of murder, rape and holding three women in a Cleveland house against their will pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.

Baker city council: 'We're broke'

The financial problems in Baker are worse than city leaders thought. And the budget they approved Tuesday night does nothing to solve them.

Colorado fires scorch state; thousands evacuated

Fast-moving wildfires lit up central Colorado, forcing thousands from their homes and scorching some 12,000 acres of brush and timber. Of the five fires burning, the most problematic was the Black Forest Fire.

Baton Rouger man continues to fight state to get back his turtles

A Baton Rouge man is fighting the state to get his turtles back.

Body of missing man recovered in Grand Isle; officials suspect drowning

The body of a man reported missing from Labadieville was recovered yesterday in Grand Isle. Although an autopsy will have to confirm the cause of death, officials believe he drowned.

2013 Legislative session showed great unity, missed some key issues

The legislative session may be in the books, but analysts said the session was almost historic.

Brusly officials want to curb red light runners, traffic cameras an option

Bad drivers in Brusly beware. Town officials are looking at new ways to stop red light runners. The council is considering adding traffic cameras to help cut down on accidents in the town.

New Louisiana law aims to improve treatment of at-risk youth

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will allow for the proactive treatment of youth—termed “crossover youth”—who are involved in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

Clinton's curfew for all draws mixed feelings from residents

The town of Clinton is under some new summer hours that have several in the community up in arms. When the lights go out in the town of Clinton, it's best not to be caught out on the streets.