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Accused shoplifter gives birth in jail, says she didn't know she was pregnant

A 24-year-old Anchorage woman arrested for shoplifting gave birth behind bars Sunday morning at the Anchorage jail, according to Alaska Corrections officials. The woman told jail workers she did not know she was pregnant, a state spokeswoman said.

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Sullivan's parents donate to Rove-affiliated group

The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan have given $300,000 to a political committee affiliated with GOP strategist Karl Rove.


Russian Roulette bullying blamed for shooting

A 20-year-old Fairbanks man who claimed he shot two men because they were pressuring him to play Russian Roulette will serve 13 years for felony assault.

UPDATE: Anti-pot group says it warned TV station of reporter's bias

A reporter for Anchorage CBS-affiliate KTVA used the f-word on air during a live evening newscast Sunday night, saying she is quitting and will work to legalize marijuana as the owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club. 

Bed sheets, backhoe used to save Alaska village cemetery from fire, residents say

Using wet sheets and water hauled by four-wheeler from a nearby lake, Noatak residents stopped a tundra fire from reaching the village cemetery Saturday.

Sex offenders among 14 'violent fugitives' captured by U.S. Marshals

Fourteen men and women, all considered “violent fugitives,” were arrested within the past two weeks in cities throughout Alaska, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Former Alaska drill sergeant pleads guilty to sex assaults

A Missouri drill sergeant charged with sexually assaulting eight female soldiers pleaded guilty Monday to three charges at the outset of his court-martial. Most of the allegations involved women at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri, but some involved women in Afghanistan and Fort Richardson.

Window Washer Falls from UAF Building

A man washing windows on a University of Alaska Fairbanks building survived a fall.

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