The saga of the swimmer and the robbery-that-wasn’t continues. The charge against the 32-year-old U.S. Olympian carries a penalty of up to 18 months in prison in Brazil.
The recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration represent a major expansion in testing blood for Zika. The agency had earlier advised testing only in areas with an active outbreak.
This has definitely been the summer of the burkini. Here’s some background on the swimwear that’s launched a worldwide debate.
Two Florida hospitals treating survivors of the mass shooting will be looking for other sources of payment — or waiving fees altogether — instead of making victims pay for their treatment.
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For 80 years, The Alaska State Fair has been operating without prohibiting smoking on fair grounds. This year’s fair, which opened yesterday in Palmer, is changing its policy on smoking.
A 10-year-old girl has died from injuries she sustained from an ATV accident in Grayling. Aaliyahellie Shangin-Andrews of Anchorage was riding on the back of a 2001 Honda four-wheeler while Kaitlin Andrews, 18, was driving.
The Salvation Army is collecting coats for school-age children again this year, and they are relying on more individual donors.
The State Department of Health and Social Services is warning residents to exercise caution when collecting shellfish in Homer harbor.
Police Chief Andre Achee presented an update to Bethel City Council on the department’s recruiting efforts since the city gave it the ability to raise its salary budget by more than 25 percent.
The chief reported that the department is still only at 50 percent capacity, with many of the officers working two weeks on, two weeks off.
A suspect who refused to leave his Anchorage home was forced out by police deploying irritating gas.
The man was arrested early Friday and charged with domestic violence assault and resisting arrest after a nearly eight-hour standoff.
The quota for this winter’s annual wolf hunting and trapping season on Prince of Wales Island has been set at 11 animals, up slightly from last year’s quota of nine.
A vessel caught fire in Unalaska waters last weekend. The incident is still under investigation, but City Manager Dave Martinson said efforts are already underway to address the damaged boat.