In this newscast:
- The Alaska Marine Highway System could shut down this spring;
- The new owners of Alaska’s largest newspaper laid off reporters, editors and other employees;
- A 20-year-old California man who illegally shot two brown bears and a deer in Southeast Alaska has been fined $10,000; and
- As ocean temperatures rise from climate change, new species could move into Alaska waters.
- Heading into a busy year for the state corporation, questions linger about financing and project structure.
- Sometime between calling an ambulance for chest pain and being airlifted to Anchorage for heart surgery, Nenana Fire Chief Joe Forness found the time to help take a car crash victim to the hospital.
- "This was an attempted terrorist attack," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said during a news conference near the site of the blast. The male suspect was among four people who were injured.
- Anna Timpane said she will continue to organize Sunday soup kitchens through Facebook. She plans to be at the transit center each week around 1:30 p.m., as long as there’s a need.