In rare event, the remnants of Pacific hurricane hit Southeast

JUNEAU — Remnants of Pacific Hurricane Oho battered Alaska’s southeast coast on Friday, the latest unusual weather event to hit a state that so far… Continue reading

Photo: Incoming Chamber president

Outgoing president Lance Stevens, right, welcomes Dan Fabrello as the incoming president of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce at their weekly luncheon at the Juneau… Continue reading

Officer injured at airport awarded Police Purple Heart

When an airline passenger tried to subdue a Juneau Police Department officer at the airport and take her weapon, Sgt. Christopher Burke put his partner’s… Continue reading

Alaska Airlines debuts bigger overhead bins

Alaska Airlines is rolling out a new feature that fliers are sure to appreciate — larger overhead storage bins.The “Space Bins” debut today as Alaska… Continue reading

At LCCC, prison riot starts with a phone

A Lemon Creek Correctional Center dorm has been left uninhabitable and all inmate visitations have been stopped after a prison riot Monday night.According to sources… Continue reading

Bodies of 2 more men identified in 1952 plane crash

ANCHORAGE — The remains of two more U.S. service members who died in a plane crash outside Anchorage in 1952 have been identified.The Alaska Dispatch… Continue reading

Trio of suicides leaves Alaska village in grief

ANCHORAGE — An entire village on Alaska’s western coast is grieving the back-to-back suicides of three young adults —with each subsequent death influenced by the… Continue reading

Biologists track unusual fish sightings on Alaska’s coast

ANCHORAGE — Biologists say unusual fish are appearing near Alaska’s shores, likely because of warmer ocean temperatures caused by El Nino and the patch of… Continue reading

Photo: Escaping the rain

Lon Garrison escapes some of Thursday's rain by exercising his dog, Barnacle, under the Douglas Bridge. The National Weather Service forecast for Friday calls for… Continue reading

Officials kill invasive fish in Oregon ponds

UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. — Oregon wildlife officials are trying to remove goldfish and other invasive fish that have been introduced to ponds in the… Continue reading

Gun found during arrest of 3 in tantra teacher’s death

SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities have recovered the gun believed to be the one used to kill a popular tantra yoga teacher when they arrested three… Continue reading

Man with nothing gives a piece back

After spending nine years living on the streets and under Gold Creek bridge, the first bed Charles Wheaton had to lay his head was in… Continue reading

Police euthanize bear after it was hit by car

The Juneau Police Department euthanized a bear after it was struck by a car in the Mendenhall Valley Wednesday night, according to police.Shortly after 8… Continue reading

McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

WASHINGTON — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just… Continue reading

US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the… Continue reading

New tally in Saudi hajj disaster shows at least 1,399 killed

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,399 people… Continue reading

Rupert Murdoch apologizes for ‘real black President’ tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch, who founded the News Corp. media empire that includes Fox News Channel, apologized on Thursday for a Twitter message… Continue reading

Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2015
  • By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and REBECCA SANTANA
  • Nation-World

Cleveland woman takes gun from 7-year-old seen loading ammo

CLEVELAND (AP) — A vigilant Cleveland woman standing at her kitchen window Tuesday evening may have averted a tragedy when she confiscated a full gun… Continue reading

California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products… Continue reading