According to a Juneau Police news release, the 2009 Subaru Legacy was heading south on Thane. The car went off the road, traveled down a 15-foot embankment, and struck a utility pole.
Capital City Fire / Rescue was working on a structure fire on Randall Road. The two-story home was half involved in the fire. Randall Road was closed due.
An emergency tsunami warning alert went out over the air but said it was a test. A representative from the National Tsunami Warning Center in Alaska says there is no warning.
A man who served as Alaska’s attorney general in the late 70’s died. A press release from the governor’s office says Avrum “Av” Gross served from 1974 to 1980 under then-Governor Jay Hammond.
The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced the tugboat Maia H captain Wednesday morning after the 61-year-old was reporting possible stroke symptoms.
The executive director of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation is nominated to be the assistant secretary of Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior. Tara Sweeney of Alaska will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs at noon Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Police arrested a Juneau man in a coffee shop burglary. The Grind, which has a location near the Mount Roberts tram station, reported that someone stole about $750 of items.
A defense motion filed Friday seeks clarification of a Utah man’s federal murder charge in a cruise ship murder case. The motion says the U.S. government’s indictment is not specific enough to allow Kenneth Manzanares, 40, who is charged in the death of his wife, to defend himself adequately.
Seven people — including a woman charged in a Sitka woman’s assault — appeared in federal court in Juneau on federal drug trafficking charges. Judge Leslie Longenbaugh ordered their detainment pending trial.
In this newscast: an Army soldier in Alaska brigade dies in Afghanistan; Federal help in combatting drug trafficking is coming to Alaska; and the Nenana Ice Classic ends with tripod tumble.