The legislation allows families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue the Saudi Arabian government. The override is the first of Obama’s presidency.
On Tuesday, an officer in El Cajon, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man. His sister had called the police to ask them to help her brother, who was acting erratically.
After weeks of negotiations, agreement over aid to Flint, Mich. will keep the government running through mid-December, narrowly avoiding a Sept. 30 deadline.
A Dutch-led team of international researchers found that a Buk missile shot down Flight MH17 in 2014. Evidence suggests the missile was brought from Russia and fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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Reece Johnson, 21, to be released for time served from May shooting in HUD that left his friend permanently injured.
Anchorage police have charged a former Anchorage School District employee with embezzlement. The charges come after a five month investigation. APD fraud division detective Tony Pate told reporters Tuesday that the suspect, Kellie Fagan, allegedly took between $50,000-$60,000 in school district funds from two schools.
The Kodiak City Council has advanced an ordinance that could, if passed, restrict the discharge of firearms and other so-called “dangerous weapons” within city limits. At the council’s regular meeting last week, City Manager Aimée Kniaziowski explained the ban would apply in most cases except for when the weapons are used in defense of life and property.
ANCHORAGE — Federal officials are considering changes to the 2020 census that would result in Alaska Natives being asked about their tribal affiliation and shareholder status with regional and village corporations. KTUU-TV reports that the proposal was met with concern by…
A Petersburg man has pleaded guilty to transporting child pornography and will be sentenced for that crime in December. Marvin Jackson, 28, entered a guilty plea Sept. 14 in U.S. District Court and signed a plea agreement with prosecutors in August.
ANCHORAGE — A climber injured in a fall on Pioneer Peak near Palmer was hoisted to safety Monday night by the Alaska Air Guard. Shawnee Whitehorse, 23, of Palmer fell and was injured when an ice ax lodged in her…
Two people were taken into custody by the Bethel Police Department after reports of gunfire Monday night. According to a press release Tuesday afternoon, a call came in around 9 p.m. warning of an intoxicated man wearing a dark hoodie yelling and shooting a handgun on a boardwalk between Akakeek and Owl streets. Witnesses told responding officers that it was a fight between a man and a woman.
A Petersburg man was arraigned yesterday in Petersburg Courthouse for allegedly kidnapping a female victim, assaulting her with a knife, and raping her.