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Federal scientists have found elevated amounts of mercury in fish caught in remote areas of national parks in Alaska and the West, according to a study released Wednesday.
In a preliminary report released Thursday, the National Transportation Safety Board said the fatal April 8 plane crash near Bethel was preceded by several altitude changes before a "rapid, steep descent" to the ground.
A former assistant professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage was arrested Wednesday on charges for distributing and possessing child pornography at both his office and residence.
A 39-year-old Dillingham man was convicted of sexual abuse and incest charges Thursday after he sexually molested a 6-year-old relative in 2011, according to a statement from the Alaska Department of Law.
The Senate passed a bill Wednesday to raise the bar for Alaskans who want to stop industrial or construction projects in court, directing judges to consider lost employee wages and contractor payments when setting a bond in an injunction case.
Mayor Dan Sullivan and the Anchorage Assembly are faced this month with a good problem to have: what to do with the $13 million municipal budget surplus that was announced Wednesday.
An Anchorage jury Friday found Tidiane Kone, 32, guilty of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Adrian Beaver on a Fairview street in 2012. "Now I can begin healing," Beaver's mother, Teresa Ackers, said outside the courtroom.
Will House Bill 77 -- a pro-development land and water rights bill thought dead due to controversy -- be resurrected before lawmakers adjourn? Parts of HB77 may be inserted into another, less divisive legislative effort that would allow a land swap between the state and a Juneau Bible camp.
An out-of-court settlement this month has cleared the way for disputed Midtown property to become a city park, following years of legal wrangling between the Boys and Girls Clubs of Alaska and a woman who married into the family that originally owned the land.