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Could false nuke alert happen on the Kenai Peninsula?

A bald eagle sits on top of a tsunami warning tower on the Homer Spit near Mariner Park on Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014, after an error in the alert system caused a false tsunami warning. Towers like this situated in coastal Alaska towns are designed primarily to warn of tsunamis, but also can war

HOMER NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:57:32

Executive: Hilcorp plans to spend $285M in Alaska this year

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Oil and gas company Hilcorp announced that it plans to spend about $285 million in Alaska during 2018. CompanyOperations ManagerChad Helgeson made the spending plans public on Jan. 10 at a forum in Kenai, the Peninsula Clarion reported Tuesday. Helgeson said the largest portio

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-18 16:45:20

5 inmates treated after ‘riot’ in Seward prison yard

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska prison remains on lockdown following a disturbance that the Department of Corrections is calling a "riot." Spokeswoman Megan Edge in an announcement says 43 inmates were involved and five were treated for injuries following the disturbance Wednesday at Spring Creek

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-18 23:59:59

APD seeks home invasion suspects

Anchorage police are searching for Kasey S. Dunlap, 42, and Christa J. Chadwell, 31, in a Jan. 17 home invasion in Eagle River. (Photo courtesy APD) Police have obtained warrants for two suspects in a Wednesday, Jan. 17 home invasion in Eagle River. According to police, Kasey S. Dunlap, 42, and Chr

ALASKA STAR - 2018-01-18 19:29:00

Second-half surge pushes Soldotna past Kodiak

Kodiak's attempt to slow the game down stymied Soldotna for the first half. The Stars figured things out after halftime. Behind 31 second-half points, Soldotna rolled to a 52-29 Northern Lights Conference boys basketball victory over the Bears Thursday at Soldotna High School. Kodiak's attempt to s

KODIAK DAILY MIRROR - 2018-01-19 05:58:00

Troopers catch theft suspect after 4-hour standoff in AP

Dellan Vanbuskirk in a 2016 mug shot. (Photo courtesy Homer Police) A four-hour standoff in Anchor Point on Tuesday night that involved Alaska State Troopers and a Special Emergency Response Team ended without incident when troopers arrested a man wanted for vehicle theft. Troopers found Dellan Va

HOMER NEWS - 2018-01-18 19:55:38

Optimistic about the future, Gov. Walker gives his State of the State address

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Gov. Bill Walker delivered his fourth State of the State address Thursday evening. The tone was upbeat, optimistic with personal touches about the governor's childhood in Delta and his relationship with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott. "I don't have to tell you how richly blessed

KTUU - 2018-01-19 03:52:00

YIELD: Child Marriages and Forced Fetuses Headed to Juneau

Pre-filed legislation often accords Alaskans a good glimpse of where lawmakers are coming from and what they hope to accomplish in any given session. This year has been sparing, what with the $2.5 billion budget shortfall heading into an election year and a complete inability for some to face fiscal

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-01-18 05:54:00

Milledgeville man arrested on assorted charges

A 26-year-old Milledgeville man was arrested Tuesday night at a local apartment complex in connection with assorted charges, including a weapons violation, authorities say. The suspect was identified as Malcom-Jamal Daniels, of 156 Old Stage Road, according to an incident report filed by Baldwin Cou

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-19 12:30:00

Local teenager surrenders in crime spree case

A 16-year-old Milledgeville teenager, charged with multiple crimes, including shooting at a man who spotted the teen and another individual breaking into a pickup truck parked at his residence, recently surrendered to authorities, The Union-Recorder has learned. The teen, whose name cannot be releas

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-19 12:30:00

CPD busts 'shot house' on Puckett Street

COVINGTON, Ga. - Covington Police Department executed a search warrant which led to the arrest of three men in a "shot house" on Puckett Street Thursday evening. CPD caught wind of the house after a shootout took place in front of the house in September of last year, Captain Phillip Bradford told Th

COVINGTON NEWS - 2018-01-19 20:55:00

Morgan County Sheriff's Department

On Jan. 13 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Monticello Road residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had damaged a section of fence with either a truck or SUV. A deputy located a left outside mirror cover from a vehicle and surmised that a vehicle traveling south on Monti

MORGAN COUNTY CITIZEN - 2018-01-18 18:24:34

Arrest made in 2014 shooting of 4-year-old

AMERICUS - An arrest was made Wednesday morning in the shooting death of 4-year-old Assata Snipes at a Georgia Avenue residence in December 2014. Devonte Watts, 24, of 220 Mitchell St., Americus is charged with felony murder and four counts of aggravated assault, and is being housed in the Sumter Co

AMERICUS TIMES-RECORDER - 2018-01-18 19:11:22

Town Hall meeting on store closings

DeKalb Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson is hosting a "Store Closings" town hall meeting on Jan. 22 at the Lou Walker Senior Center. She will be joined by Commissioners Gregory Adams and Steve Bradshaw and a number of county officials. The meeting, which starts at 6 p.m., will discuss the Jan. 11 cl

CROSSROADSNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 11:00:00

2 Athens-area lawmakers oppose Clarke County sheriff ICE cooperation

Two Athens-area lawmakers came out in opposition Friday to a reported Clarke County sheriff's department policy change regarding illegal immigrants. State reps. Deborah Gonzalez (D-Athens) and Jonathan Wallace (D-Watkinsville), said they "are concerned about a recent policy change made by the Clarke

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 21:49:00

Color for a Cause coming to the mall for 2nd year

For the second year in a row the Milledgeville Mall is encouraging local organizations to find their inner child for a night with its second annual Color for a Cause event. Though the event does not take place until Thursday, March 15 from 5-7 p.m., the mall is seeking out local entities to particip

UNION-RECORDER - 2018-01-19 13:00:00

Georgia man, 80, killed in house fire deemed accidental

JEFFERSON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a fire that claimed the life of an 80-year-old Georgia man was accidental. The Athens Banner-Herald quotes Office of Insurance and Safety Commissioner Jay Florence as saying Wednesday's house fire in which Leroy Johnson died was caused by the improper use of smo

WRCBTV.COM - 2018-01-19 18:12:00

Freezing temperatures cause water main break on Covington Hwy

A broken water main pipe has prompted part of Covington Highway to close as crews make repairs Friday morning. Dekalb Watershed Management told 11Alive a pipe froze up overnight on Covington Hwy at Lithonia Industrial Blvd. Freezing temperatures turned the water into ice. Drivers can expect delays i

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 18:23:00

Elderly man killed in Jackson County house fire

JACKSON COUNTY, Ga. - State investigators ruled a Wednesday morning fatal fire in Jackson County was accidental. Officials with the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's office said 80-year-old Leroy Johnson was killed in the fire that broke out in his home on Ivie Street in Jefferson, Georgia. F

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-19 05:56:00

Snow in Athens causes hazardous weather and canceled class

From icy roads to major road blockages and flipped vehicles, the sudden winter weather turned Athens upside down. The inclement weather that hit Athens late on Jan. 15 resulted in schools and roads throughout the county closing as well as the University of Georgia delaying school Jan. 18 and closing

RED AND BLACK - 2018-01-19 15:00:00