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Anchorage Woman Died in Two-Vehicle Accident

An Anchorage woman has died as a result of a two vehicle, Saturday evening accident at an east-side intersection. 22-year-old Carmen Fabiano was a passenger in a sport utility vehicle driven by Andrew Knowles, 22, of Kenai. Their SUV was struck by a Ford F350 pick-up driven by Jonathan Carter, 34, of Anchorage.

150 Gallons of Oil Spill in Unalaska

State conversation officials report a freight ship has spilled about 150 gallons of heavy oil in Unalaska.

Subsistence Bowhead Whale Quota Under Review

A federal agency is planning to evaluate the annual quota of bowhead whales that Alaska Natives can harvest for subsistence.

Man Hospitalized After Bear Mauling

A 65-year-old man is hospitalized after being mauled by a grizzly bear while hunting in Alaska. 65-year-old Donald “Skip” Sanford was attacked Monday near the Maclaren River Lodge off the Denali Highway. Rescuers say Sanford told...

ACLU Wins Latest Same Sex Lawsuit

An Anchorage judge says Alaska same-sex couples are entitled to the same senior citizen and disabled veteran property tax exemptions as married couples. Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner ruled in a 34 page decision that the state's marital classification violates the Alaska Constitution's equal protection clause.

Cleveland Volcano Lava Dome Growing

A volcano in Alaska's remote Aleutian Islands is sending out lava. The Alaska Volcano observatory reports today that Cleveland Volcano is erupting with the effusion of lava within the summit crater at the uninhabited island about 940 miles southwest of Anchorage.

The EPA issues Shell Oil Air Quality Permits for Arctic Ocean Drilling

The Environmental Protection Agency has approved an air quality permit for a Shell Oil drilling vessel and accompanying vessels that the company hopes to use in Arctic waters next year.

APOC Dismisses SOS Initiative Complaint

The Alaska Public Offices Commission has dismissed a complaint over a ballot initiative aimed at the Pebble Mine project.

Virginia Court Rules Against Kivalina in Favor of Insurance Company

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled against the Northwest Alaska village of Kivalina in favor of an insurance company in a case that legal experts say is the first in the nation on whether insurers may be liable for claims arising from global warming.

Fort Wainwright Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

A Texas soldier based at Fort Wainwright has been killed in Afghanistan. U.S. Army Alaska officials in a release Friday identified the soldier as 26-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr. of Pharr, Texas.

Two Arrested in Beating of Homeless Man

A man and a juvenile are in custody, accused of beating a homeless man in east Anchorage.

Arctic Ice Melts to Second Lowest Recorded Level

The National Snow and Ice Data Center says Arctic sea ice melted this summer to the second lowest level since scientists started keeping records more than 50 years ago.

Fuel Spilled After Vessel Loses Power, Drifts into Channel Rocks

There is a fuel spill near the harbor in Nome. The Department of Environmental Conservation says a vessel was towing a barge Saturday when it lost propulsion and drifted into channel rocks.

Man Dies in State Maximum Security Prison

A man died in the state's maximum security prison in Seward and it is under investigation by the state Bureau of Investigation, who will not speculate on a cause of death for Egan J Tommy, 24, until they get a report from the state medical examiner.

Cleveland Volcano Alert Level Raised

The lava dome at a remote Alaska volcano has resumed growing, prompting officials to raise its alert level.

Man in Jail After Biting Airplane Crew Member

A 39-year-old man is in custody after he tried to rush the exit door of an Alaska Airlines jet as it was taxiing to a gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

One Pilot Dies in Midair Crash Near Nightmute

Two planes flown by lone commercial pilots who were friends collided outside of Nightmute Friday. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

Revered Alaska Artist Passes Away at 91

John Hoover, a revered artist in Alaska who used imagery and tales from Native traditions in contemporary works, has died at 91.

Judge Gives Prosecution Time to Make Decision on Key Figure in Corruption Case

A federal judge in Anchorage is giving prosecutors more time to decide whether to call a key figure in the corruption retrial of former state lawmaker Vic Kohring.

Fairbanks Girl Treated for Gunshot Sound

A 3-year-old Fairbanks girl was treated in Anchorage after suffering a gunshot wound over the weekend. The child was seriously injured Friday afternoon at an apartment building in south Fairbanks.