Nearly five months since a tragic shooting took the lives of Hoonah police officers Tony Wallace and Matt Tokuoka, life in the 800 person village is slowly returning to normal. Residents say they’ll never forget the senseless killings, but thanks to the town’s close-knit nature — and a little help from other Alaska communities — they’ve been able to band together and help each other heal. Casey Kelly has more.
- Former Sen. John Glenn has died at 95. After a career as a Marine pilot, Glenn was chosen as an astronaut. He was the third American in space.
- In the past two months, 300 dead puffins have washed up on St. Paul Island, alarming residents who had only seen six carcasses over the last decade. The die-off appears to be slowing down now, but scientists say it could be the sign of a much larger ecosystem problem.
- The pilot was alone, flying a small aircraft, according to the troopers.
- The Census Bureau designates languages for translation based on its estimates for speakers who have limited English proficiency.