Grand jury indicts woman charged in 2014 homicide

A Juneau grand jury on Friday indicted a 28-year-old woman less than two weeks after her arrest in connection to an unsolved 2014 homicide.Nora Edith… Continue reading

Dr. Michael Shuman delivers his keynote speech during the Juneau Economic Development Council's Innovation Summit at Centennial Hall on Monday. Shuman, an economist, attorney, author and entrepreneur, is considered a globally-recognized expert of community economics.

Innovation Summit begins with strong emphasis on local businesses

If there’s one impression that Michael Shuman, the first of three keynote speakers at this year’s Innovation Summit, left with his audience, it’s the importance… Continue reading

Dr. Michael Shuman delivers his keynote speech during the Juneau Economic Development Council's Innovation Summit at Centennial Hall on Monday. Shuman, an economist, attorney, author and entrepreneur, is considered a globally-recognized expert of community economics.

CEO: Hydropower will bring the heat

The minds behind Juneau Hydroelectric Inc. are in hot water - and that’s just the way they want it.At a session of the Juneau Innovation… Continue reading

The Glacier Highway Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Project may be changes intended to help cyclists, walkers and drivers in the Lemon Creek area. Picture taken June 2013.

State considers fixes for Lemon Creek roads

The Alaska Department of Transportation is pondering changes to Glacier Highway in Lemon Creek, but before construction begins in 2017, engineers want the public’s ideas.The… Continue reading

The Glacier Highway Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Project may be changes intended to help cyclists, walkers and drivers in the Lemon Creek area. Picture taken June 2013.

Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods

JUNEAU — The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near… Continue reading

Alaska, Oregon lift suspension of insurance carrier

JUNEAU — Insurance regulators in Alaska and Oregon announced Monday that a company that had been suspended from offering health insurance policies in the states… Continue reading

Report: Ferry system spending had double economic impact

KETCHIKA — A newly released study found that every dollar put into the Alaska Marine Highway System has double the economic benefit to Alaska.The state… Continue reading

Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits

DETROIT — One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly… Continue reading

Chicago teen’s death shines light on police code of silence

CHICAGO — For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video… Continue reading

Cruise ship that sailed in storm headed back to home port

MIAMI (AP) — A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into… Continue reading

Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom’s growing determination… Continue reading

Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey’s border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic… Continue reading

In this Feb. 1, 2016 photo, a technician from the British biotec company Oxitec, inspects the pupae of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, a vector for transmitting the Zika virus, in Campinas, Brazil. The company said tests begun last April as part of a dengue-fighting program in the small southeastern city of Piracicaba suggested the release of the GM males reduced the wild Aedes larvae population in the target neighborhood by more than 80 percent. Brazil is in the midst of a Zika outbreak and authorities say they have also detected a spike in cases of microcephaly in newborn children, but the link between Zika and microcephaly is as yet unproven. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to fight Zika

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that… Continue reading

In this Feb. 1, 2016 photo, a technician from the British biotec company Oxitec, inspects the pupae of genetically modified Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, a vector for transmitting the Zika virus, in Campinas, Brazil. The company said tests begun last April as part of a dengue-fighting program in the small southeastern city of Piracicaba suggested the release of the GM males reduced the wild Aedes larvae population in the target neighborhood by more than 80 percent. Brazil is in the midst of a Zika outbreak and authorities say they have also detected a spike in cases of microcephaly in newborn children, but the link between Zika and microcephaly is as yet unproven. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Democratic presidential candidate, Vermin Supreme (with beard) tries to engage with Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as he walks to his bus after a campaign event, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Candidates sprint to New Hampshire finish, but brace for a long campaign

SALEM, N.H. — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought… Continue reading

Democratic presidential candidate, Vermin Supreme (with beard) tries to engage with Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, as he walks to his bus after a campaign event, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of second chances

MANCHESTER, N.H. — It’s their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic.They are the Clintons. It is New Hampshire. And here we all… Continue reading

Villanova latest No. 1 in AP poll; 6th top team this season

Villanova joined an exclusive club Monday. The Wildcats are now among the 57 schools to have been ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press college… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2016
  • By JIM O'CONNELL

Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 1½… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2016
  • By BRIAN MAHONEY

Affidavit: Manziel’s ex-girlfriend lost hearing after attack

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit that he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that she lost hearing in… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2016
  • By AP

LeSean McCoy investigated over fight with off-duty cops

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is under investigation over the alleged assault of two off-duty police officers at a Philadelphia nightclub.The… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2016
  • By MARYCLAIRE DALE

Agent confirms Lynch plans to retire

SEATTLE — When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back.What… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2016
  • By TIM BOOTH