Anchorage police on Thursday identified the victim in a fatal vehicle accident Wednesday evening on the Old Glenn Highway as 22-year-old Yong Lor. The driver of the vehicle that Lor was a passenger in remained hospitalized.Alaska Dispatch News
The murder trial against 28-year-old Korakanh Phornsavanh, who stands accused of shooting another man to death in October 2012 in front of the now-shuttered Platinum Jaxx nightclub, started Wednesday in Anchorage.Jerzy Shedlock
Musicians, from left, Suzanne Little, teacher Patty Hamre, Miles Allen, BP Teacher of the Year Mary Schallert and Great Alaska Schools supporters gathered in an "emergency protest" near the Legislative Information Office in downtown Anchorage on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, demanding that the Legislature "stop fiddling around with the PFD and fund public education in Alaska."
A 25-year-old Anchorage man was booked at the Anchorage jail early Wednesday after fleeing the scene of a collision that left his pregnant wife hospitalized as well as two children riding in the other vehicle, police said.Megan Edge
The Alaska Legislature on Tuesday unveiled plans to cut back its nonpartisan support staff, which it said would save $1.7 million by eliminating 23 jobs and the Capitol tour program in Juneau.Nathaniel Herz