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Woman wounded in Dec. 30 shooting has died, Anchorage police say

A woman who was shot early Dec. 30 in East Anchorage has died, police said Monday, and the shooting is being investigated as a homicide. Officers were called at 2:59 a.m. Dec. 30 to a report of shots fired near the 100 block of Oklahoma Street in Muldoon, police said at the time. They found multip

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 15:21:14

Anchorage police seek 2 in connection with fatal weekend shooting

Anchorage police say they are looking for two men who they suspect have information related to the killing of Kortez Brown. Detectives are looking for Carlton Tarkington, left, and Aarron Settje. (Anchorage police photos) Detectives are looking for Carlton Tarkington, left, and Aarron Settje. (Anch

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 19:48:52

Police report 3 people injured in East Anchorage shooting

Anchorage police say they found three people seriously injured with gunshot wounds in East Anchorage Sunday evening. Police wrote in a statement that at 8:12 p.m. officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the 300 block of Bolin Street, east of Muldoon Road. When they arrived, officers fou

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 07:45:39

12-year-old doing 'just fine' after being struck by police vehicle last week, family says

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The 12-year-old pedestrian, who was struck by a police vehicle on Boniface Parkway last week, is healing well, according to the family. "He's doing just fine. He didn't break any bones - nothing like a brain injury or anything," the boy's mother, who spoke on condition of

KTUU - 2018-01-16 23:46:00

Feds must enforce marijuana law; change is up to Congress

Marijuana by U.S law is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance. I extracted the information below from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration official site: A marijuana plant awaits trimming at Great Northern Cannabis on Sept. 6, 2017. (Marc Lester / ADN archive 2017) A marijuana plant a

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 03:00:45

Anchorage bears: Love 'em or Lieb 'em

When I was the Anchorage-area wildlife biologist, I used to joke that the best way to solve a problem was to follow it into the woods and shoot it in the head. When Jim Lieb says that about bears, he's not joking. A black bear sow carries a snack that she found while foraging through garbage cans,

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 23:12:16

Wasilla woman sues prosecutors and troopers, claiming they caused her kidnap and rape

A terrified Shawna Robb agreed to let her accused attacker out of jail in early 2016 only after authorities promised to arrest him if he escaped - after immediately notifying her he was on the loose. But 25-year-old Jordan King fled house arrest several months later and ambushed Robb at her home w

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 18:49:08

Felony charges still planned against woman charged with MHA theft

Prosecutors still plan felony charges against a woman accused of stealing nearly two hundred thousand dollars from a local hockey association, despite a recent dismissal of the most serious charges against her. Anchorage District Attorney Rick Allen said felony theft charges against Jennifer Suchan,

ALASKA STAR - 2018-01-16 16:42:00

Madison County Sheriff's Office seeks help in locating alleged missing Bethalto girl

BETHALTO - Investigators with the Madison County Sheriff's Office are seeking help in attempting to locate a rural Bethalto youth. Adriana L. Yount, 17, of the 400 block of S. Elm Street, Bethalto, reportedly left her residence on her own free will on Dec. 15, 2017. No foul play or criminal activity

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 23:14:00

01-15-18 Shelby County Sheriff's report

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office reported the following incidents: Deputies were called to a residence located at 217 E. 2nd Street in Stewardson Dec. 12 in reference to a report of a domestic disturbance. Following an investigation, John L. Schaufler Jr. was arrested for domestic battery and inca

SHELBYVILLE DAILY UNION - 2018-01-15 15:30:34

Driver in deadly I-55 crash identified

One person has been killed in a two car crash on I-55 northbound near Divernon. (WICS) The driver who died after a crash on I-55 near Divernon on Monday has been identified. The Sangamon County Coroner 44-year-old Mark Heaton of Springfield was pronounced dead at the scene Monday around 1 p.m. The

FOXILLINOIS.COM - 2018-01-16 11:37:09

APD weekend special patrols near bridge yield 45 charges, motorist contacts

ALTON - Extra police patrols last weekend near the Clark Bridge and riverfront area netted contacts with 44 people, generating 45 charges and 37 incident reports, police said Tuesday. "The numbers are good," said Pfc. Emily Hejna, public information officer for the Alton Police Department. "There we

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 21:50:25

Taylorville Memorial Hospital announces $60 million dollar facility

TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (WAND): A local hospital is getting a face lift. The Taylorville Memorial Hospital revealed plans today for a new addition. With a $60 million dollar price tag, the renovations will replace a nearly 65 year old building. "We're so excited to tell the community about our plans to bu

WAND TV - 2018-01-17 02:19:00

Springfield City Council to vote on city's 20-year plan

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Springfield City Council is set to vote on the city's 20-year plan Tuesday night. The plan is based primarily on public input, and there is still time to voice your opinions on what needs to change. Much of the conversation centers around land use, conservation, and de

WAND TV - 2018-01-17 00:13:00

Below-zero wind chills cancel school in parts of Illinois

The National Weather Service has wind chill advisories in effect for western, central and southern Illinois as bitter cold temperatures blanketed parts of the state. The advisories were issued through noon Tuesday, warning of wind chills as low as -25 degrees. Forecasters also warned of hazardous dr

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-16 17:17:00

Virden man gets 35 years for sexual assault of child

A 33-year-old Virden man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting a female relative numerous times when she was 6 and 7 years old. Thomas A. Hess was found guilty in November by a Macoupin County jury of predatory criminal sexual assault. In November 2016, the Macoupin Cou

THE STATE JOURNAL - 2018-01-16 22:55:53

This Bluffton fight featured a bowl of soup, spilled milk and an ax handle to the head

A Bluffton man was arrested for third degree assault and battery after getting in a scuffle with his roommate and allegedly hitting him in the head with an ax handle. The incident happened close to midnight Monday and started in the kitchen of a condo in The Gatherings off Tabby Trail in Bluffton. A

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-17 00:24:00

WHO'S HIRING BONUS: Savannah's Applebees restaurant hosting job fair

Savannah's Applebee's restaurant on Abercorn Street has several positions it needs to fill and Tuesday it's hosting a job fair to find quality candidates. Among the openings it needs to fill: bartenders, cooks, hosts and servers. To apply, stop by Applebees at 11120 Abercorn Street between 10 a.m. a

WJCL - 2018-01-16 12:36:00

Re-Pack the Backpack event to offer free school supplies to students

Amerigroup will host the event Thursday, January 18 at Brock Elementary School. Updated: 1:32 PM EST Jan 16, 2018 Free school supplies will be offered to students as part of the Re-Pack the Backpack event. Amerigroup will host the event Thursday, January 18 from 4 - 7 p.m. at Brock Elementary Scho

WJCL - 2018-01-16 18:32:00

John Miller | Island Packet

John T. Miller, retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant, 91, of Lady's Island and husband of Ida B. Miller, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at MUSC, Charleston. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First African Baptist Church, Beaufort. Burial with full military honors will follow in Beaufo

ISLAND PACKET ONLINE - 2018-01-16 21:08:02