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Photos: Alaska Zoo polar bear party

People gathered to greet Lyutyik, the Alaska Zoo's remaining polar bear, as he came out to explore the enrichment place in his enclosure in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. A celebration of life for Ahpun - the zoo's other polar bear, which died New Year's Eve - was held at Gateway Hal

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 03:39:22

Federal employees furloughed as government shutdown continues

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Many of Alaska's federal employees will not be able to return to work Monday unless Congress reaches a budget agreement that reopens the government before then. The shutdown means that non-essential employees will be placed on furlough without pay until a government spend

KTUU - 2018-01-21 06:57:00

People Mover Bus hit in Fairview crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Anchorage Police investigated a crash with injuries on Gambell street near E. 13th Ave. Saturday afternoon. According to a Channel 2 News Photojournalist on scene, a People Mover Bus was involved in the collision. APD issued a public notification Saturday afternoon warning t

KTUU - 2018-01-20 22:58:00

The Latest: Shamanism group responds to Alaska Native group

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on a planned shamanism retreat in Alaska (all times local): --- 4:40 p.m. A group planning a shamanism retreat in Alaska is apologizing for not reaching out to an Alaska Native organization that slammed the event as commercialization and exploitation of the AN

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-20 03:51:40

Hundreds turn out for Women's March in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Hundreds of people turned out on Saturday for the Women's March on Alaska in Anchorage. The theme of the event was power to the polls, which aimed to get more marginalized people to the ballot box. The event was held on the first anniversary of President Trump's inaugura

KTUU - 2018-01-20 23:42:00

Alaska transfers ownership of ferry to Dubai-based company

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The state has transferred ownership of Alaska's ferry Taku to a Dubai-based company, and the vessel is expected to leave the state within a month, officials said. The Alaska Department of Transportation signed over ownership of the 352-foot (107-meter) surplus vessel to Jaba

ELPASOINC.COM - 2018-01-20 21:02:26

'Native Medicine' Facebook page sparks debate about cultural appropriation

At the end of last year, a Facebook page dedicated to traditional medicine sparked a conversation about appropriateness and appropriation. The page, called "AK Native Medicine," has since been taken down, but the issues it brought to light remain pertinent for those who called them into question.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-21 20:57:46

Ramp agents charged with massive theft of computers headed for Alaska schools

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Six former Ravn Alaska ramp agents have been charged with a massive mail theft of Apple computers destined for village schools. The conspirators stole $489,000 in mailed goods including electronics, cigarettes and tobacco, according to charges filed this week in federal court. The

KTUU - 2018-01-20 02:47:00

Body of missing Bryan man found

The body of a 24-year-old Bryan man who was reported missing Jan. 7 has been found. Family members announced the news of Randy Roblyer's death early Sunday on social media, thanking the community for its support during the search. According to the post, Bryan police found Roblyer's body on Saturday

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-21 14:18:00

Toddler taken to local hospital after possible drowning in south Brazos County

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - An 18-month-old toddler was rushed to a local hospital after deputies found the child in a pond. According to Chief Deputy Jim Stewart, around 6:17 p.m. the child reportedly wandered away from a home on the 13000 block of I & GN road. Deputies with the Brazos County Sh

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-21 03:52:00

College Station arrested for sexual assault of a child

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - A College Station man was arrested Friday for sexually assaulting a child earlier this month. 36-year-old Charles Williams is accused of assaulting an underage girl at a home in College Station. According to reports, she told police about the incident. She had taking s

KBTX.COM - 2018-01-21 06:37:00

Shooting at The Marc leaves one woman injured, College Station police say

A woman was injured Saturday evening after a shooting at a College Station apartment complex. According to College Station police, authorities were dispatched to The Marc apartments at 505 Harvey Road around 6:30 p.m. on the report of a shooting. Authorities say a woman was shot inside her apartment

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Frustration with state shows as Waco ISD develops plan to save 5 schools

State policies have amounted to an effort to dismantle inner-city urban schools, and Waco Independent School District is in the midst of a push to avoid that fate, Superintendent A. Marcus Nelson said Saturday. "You ask yourself, what would happen in Waco, Texas, if you close (G.W.) Carver (Middle S

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-01-21 02:04:00

Women's March in Waco attracts hundreds

WACO, TX - Saturday marks one year since the biggest peaceful protest this nation has seen, marking the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration. Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered for Women's March at Waco's Heritage Square to protest the current administration. Protesters he

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-01-21 03:47:19

College Station man accused of assaulting girl

A 36-year-old College Station man was arrested Friday on accusations he touched a girl inappropriately. According to College Station police, authorities were dispatched to a home Jan. 8 in reference to a sexual assault of a child. A girl, who is under 17, told authorities that Charles Leon Williams

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Bryan man faces charge in connection to February wreck

A Bryan man was arrested Friday in connection to a February 2017 collision that injured two people. Thomas Corey Stroup, 44, has been charged with intoxicated assault by vehicle, a third-dgree felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison. According to Bryan police, first responders were dispatched

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Three arrested, charged in Sadie's burglary

An 18-year-old and two juveniles have been arrested and charged with third degree burglary in connection with an apparent burglary last week at Sadie's Flea Market. According to a release from the Houston County Sheriff's Office, Johnny Lee Loveless III, 18, of Headland, was arrested Wednesday and b


Contracts awarded for Hermitage sidewalk

FLORENCE - Construction of a sidewalk along busy Hermitage Drive likely will begin this spring. The City Council awarded two contracts Thursday that city engineer Bill Batson said should get the work started. "This will go from Royal Avenue to the overpass" over Railroad Avenue, he said. The City Co

TIMES DAILY - 2018-01-21 06:00:00

Charges announced for Limestone County vehicle pursuit suspect, girlfriend

Investigators say they received information about Christopher James Shock, 30, forging a prescription from Decatur Morgan Hospital, and he gave the prescription to a friend so that person could obtain oxycodone at an Athens pharmacy. When they tried to make contact with Shock at his grilfriend's ho

WAAY-TV - 2018-01-20 01:59:00

Local leaders call for I-565 widening

An already congested Interstate 565 is expected to have even more bottlenecks with continued industrial growth in the Greenbrier area, especially with the addition of a Toyota-Mazda automotive manufacturing plant. That's why widening the roadway to six lanes from Interstate 65 to Wall Triana Highway

DECATUR DAILY - 2018-01-21 06:20:00