U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards and John Skidmore, director of the Law Department criminal division, speak at a news conference announcing the state will pursue prosecution of Anchorage businessman Bill Allen on Friday in Anchorage. Allen was a key witness in the trial of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Richards says revised federal law requires the U.S. Department of Justice, if requested, to either allow state prosecution of Allen on allegations of sexual abuse or reveal a reason why it can't, such as a plea deal made with federal prosecutors.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska's attorney general is again seeking an explanation from the U.S. Department of Justice on why it did not file child exploitation charges against a businessman who testified in the corruption trial of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens.
In the three and a half hours it took to hear all the Alaskans offering public comments to the Alaska Legislature Thursday night, you could have watched the entire feature-length presentation of James Cameron's "Titanic.
In the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second session, lawmakers haven't just been working on the budget.
In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate.
ANCHORAGE - A fatal car crash early Friday morning closed a busy Anchorage intersection.
Police took a call on the single-vehicle crash at 3:30 a.m. and say one person died at Dimond Boulevard and C Street.
ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers said they don’t know who the rightful tribal leaders are in a western Alaska village involved in a power struggle, so they’ve taken no action weeks after a federal judge said the agency...
PALMER - An Alaska State Trooper responding to a vehicle in a ditch in Palmer was injured when a sport utility vehicle crashed into his parked patrol car.
The trooper just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday was parked near Mile 12.5 Old Glenn...