Homeless helping homeless ‘be full and warm’

A December night on Juneau’s streets will almost certainly be a cold one, but for those battling homelessness a warm blanket could soon be on… Continue reading

An adult humpback whale swims next to the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Monday. A huge amount of herring, polluck and capelin have been keeping a variety of birds and marine mammals feeding in the area for the last two weeks.

Photos: Feeding frenzy

An adult humpback whale swims next to the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Monday. A huge amount of herring, polluck and… Continue reading

An adult humpback whale swims next to the Don Statter Memorial Boat Harbor in Auke Bay on Monday. A huge amount of herring, polluck and capelin have been keeping a variety of birds and marine mammals feeding in the area for the last two weeks.

LA deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Adam Collette knelt on the asphalt and heard the muffled cries of a baby who had been… Continue reading

Israel convicts 2 youths in 2014 killing of Palestinian teen

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court on Monday convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian boy whose slaying was part… Continue reading

17 dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison

ESCUINTLA, Guatemala (AP) — Seventeen prisoners were killed in a gang brawl inside an overcrowded Guatemalan prison, including seven who were decapitated, officials said Monday.Victor… Continue reading

Pope urges peace while visiting C. African Republic mosque

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Pope Francis made a historic visit to the last remaining Muslim neighborhood in Central African Republic’s capital Monday, a move… Continue reading

Nominate local families for ‘Shop With A Cop’

The Capital City Chapter of the Alaska Peace Officers Association is asking Juneau residents to nominate local families for the upcoming ‘Shop With a Cop’… Continue reading

Santa coming to Juneau, Douglas, Auke Bay on a fire truck

Santa Claus will be coming to the capital city on a fire truck next Friday, passing out candy canes to the boys and girls of… Continue reading

Ravens win as time expires on blocked FG return

CLEVELAND — The Ravens finally got a break that didn’t mean they were losing another player.Will Hill returned a blocked field goal 64 yards for… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • By TOM WITHERS

Bonds in talks to be Marlins hitting coach

MIAMI — Barry Bonds might soon be tutoring Giancarlo Stanton, slugger to slugger.Bonds is talking with the Miami Marlins about working for them as a… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • By STEVEN WINE

USC names Helton permanent coach

LOS ANGELES — Clay Helton has twice taken charge of the Southern California football program in moments of crisis and steadied the Trojans with calm… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • By GREG BEACHAM

Bryant kicks off goodbye tour in hometown

PHILADELPHIA — Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour begins in the city that loves and hates him.Bryant will play his first road game since announcing he’ll retire… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • By ROB MAADDI

Zimmermann’s arrival signals Tigers’ willingness to spend

DETROIT — Jordan Zimmermann’s arrival in Detroit is encouraging news for Tigers fans because of what he can bring to the starting rotation — and… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015
  • By NOAH TRISTER

Coach: NFL called play in Titans’ loss ‘poorly officiated’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans interim coach Mike Mularkey said the NFL called how referee Jeff Triplette’s crew handled a late fourth down in Tennessee’s 24-21… Continue reading

  • Dec 1, 2015

Photographer to speak at Wildlife Wednesday

Professional photographer Michael Phelps is the featured speaker at the monthly Alaska Wildlife Alliance lecture.On the first Wednesday evening of every month, the Alliance hosts… Continue reading

CBJ seeks head tax proposals

The City and Borough of Juneau is accepting proposals for head-tax funded projects in 2016.In 1999, CBJ voters approved a tax of $5 per cruise… Continue reading

Police & Fire for Tuesday, Dec. 01

This report contains information provided to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in… Continue reading

Correction

In the caption for a photograph published Nov. 29, the Empire incorrectly stated Roz Cruise’s relationship with Mary Folletti, two women working at a booth… Continue reading

Have breakfast with Santa, support local firefighters

Capital City Fire Auxiliary will host its annual “Breakfast with Santa” pancake feed fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 5.The breakfast will be held 8:30-11 a.m. at… Continue reading

Check maps before cutting down Christmas trees

During the month of December, Juneau residents can harvest one evergreen tree per household on city or state-owned land. But before grabbing an axe, saw,… Continue reading