Authorities: Border agent had 110 pounds of cocaine in car

PHOENIX (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona has been arrested and charged after state troopers found 110 pounds of cocaine in his… Continue reading

In this Nov. 20, 2015 photo, Shelly Aase embraces her dog Mattie Jo as they view damage in north Spokane, Wash., after storms left many without power. Aase is wearing a head lamp to see inside her house.  (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review, via AP)

Tens of thousands in Washington state shiver without power

SPOKANE, Wash. — Tens of thousands of people who have been shivering for nearly a week without power after deadly storms swept through Washington state… Continue reading

In this Nov. 20, 2015 photo, Shelly Aase embraces her dog Mattie Jo as they view damage in north Spokane, Wash., after storms left many without power. Aase is wearing a head lamp to see inside her house.  (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review, via AP)

$160B deal to combine Pfizer and Allergan raises outcry

A $160 billion deal announced Monday to merge Pfizer and Allergan and create the world’s biggest drug company renewed the outcry in Washington over “inversions,”… Continue reading

Adele has already sold 2.3 million copies of disc

NEW YORK (AP) — Adele’s new album “25” has sold more than 2.3 million copies in the United States alone during its first three days… Continue reading

2 charged with murder in killing of pastor’s wife

INDIANAPOLIS — Authorities charged two young men with murder on Monday in the fatal shooting of a pastor’s pregnant wife during a home invasion that… Continue reading

Officials remove a man from the scene following a shooting in New Orleans' 9th Ward on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Police spokesman Tyler Gamble says police were on their way to break up a big crowd when gunfire erupted at Bunny Friend Park. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; USA TODAY OUT; THE BATON ROUGE ADVOCATE OUT; THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

Police hunt suspects in mass shooting in New Orleans park

NEW ORLEANS — Police on Monday sought to determine what touched off a wild shootout in a crowd of hundreds of people at a New… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2015
  • By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and REBECCA SANTANA
  • Nation-World
Officials remove a man from the scene following a shooting in New Orleans' 9th Ward on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. Police spokesman Tyler Gamble says police were on their way to break up a big crowd when gunfire erupted at Bunny Friend Park. (Michael DeMocker/NOLA.com The Times-Picayune via AP) MAGS OUT; NO SALES; USA TODAY OUT; THE BATON ROUGE ADVOCATE OUT; THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

W.H. asks allies to step up in IS fight

WASHINGTON — The White House urged allies on Monday to do more in the campaign against the Islamic State, while President Barack Obama faced pressure… Continue reading

The Gastineau Apartments are scheduled for demolition. The first phase will begin with the destruction of Gunakadeit "Pocket" Park.

Gastineau demo to begin Monday

The demolition of the Gastineau Apartments is slated to begin Monday, according to a tentative project schedule released by the city.The first phase of the… Continue reading

The Gastineau Apartments are scheduled for demolition. The first phase will begin with the destruction of Gunakadeit "Pocket" Park.

$500 reward offered for heroin tips

The Juneau Crime Line is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the source of “White China” heroin imported into Juneau.The heroin may… Continue reading

The city has oversold parking in their downtown parking garages, like the Downtown Transportation Center's Parking Garage, yet not all of the people that have paid for parking are using the spaces.

Moving past parking pains

For two years, a small storage room in the Transportation Center parking garage downtown has served as graveyard for two dozen passé parking meters, the… Continue reading

The city has oversold parking in their downtown parking garages, like the Downtown Transportation Center's Parking Garage, yet not all of the people that have paid for parking are using the spaces.
Dr. Robert Califf, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Nov. 17. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday she will block Califf's confirmation after the FDA decided not to require labeling for genetically modified Atlantic salmon that was approved last week.

Murkowski: No ‘frankenfish’ labeling means no new FDA chief

Alaska’s senior senator isn’t backing off her fight to label genetically modified salmon, and she said Monday she’ll go as far as blocking confirmation of… Continue reading

Dr. Robert Califf, President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Nov. 17. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday she will block Califf's confirmation after the FDA decided not to require labeling for genetically modified Atlantic salmon that was approved last week.

Alaska deer hunter killed in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — An Alaska man died after his hunting companion apparently shot him during opening weekend of Wisconsin’s gun deer season — the first… Continue reading

Tongass proposal up for public comment

KETCHIKAN — The U.S. Forest Service is seeking feedback from the public on a proposal that could change how the Tongass National Forest is managed… Continue reading

Report shows Internet connectivity gap in Alaska

KENAI —Alaska is lagging behind other states in providing what federal regulators have determined to be proper access to broadband in K-12 classrooms.The nonprofit Education… Continue reading

Thompson leads Warriors to 15-0 start, beat Nuggets

DENVER — Klay Thompson scored 21 points and the Golden State Warriors tied the best start in NBA history, beating the Denver Nuggets 118-105 on… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2015
  • By PAT GRAHAM

Newton tosses 5 TDs, Panthers hit 10-0

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Cam Newton threw a career-high five touchdowns passes, and the Carolina Panthers improved to 10-0 on the season with a 44-16 win over… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2015

Rawls runs for 209 yards as Seahawks roll

SEATTLE — Thomas Rawls chose to run defenders over rather than stepping out of bounds.Tyler Lockett bulled his tiny frame into the end zone carrying… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2015
  • By TIM BOOTH

AP Top 25: Iowa up to 3 behind Clemson

Iowa moved to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking advantage of the first losses by Ohio State and Oklahoma State to… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2015

Gordon finishes 6th in final race

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jeff Gordon climbed out of his race car and stepped into the waiting arms of team owner Rick Hendrick.They shared a long… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2015
  • By MARK LONG

Busch completes comeback to win first Sprint Cup title

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kyle Busch opened the season in a hospital bed and ended it in victory lane with the championship trophy.Busch completed the ultimate… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2015
  • By JENNA FRYER