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Channel 2 NewsA woman accused of conspiring to kill her former finance is asking to leave Alaska by changing her bail conditions. Mechele Linehan's attorney argued in court Friday that Linehan needs knee surgery to prevent a degenerative condition, and said it...
Tags: Justice System, Surgery, Alaska, Trials, Crime, Law and Justice
A spokesman for Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski says there's been no clear consensus on calls to her office as the Aug. 2 deadline for reaching a deal on the nation's debt limit nears. Spokesman Matthew Felling says there have been calls against...
Tags: Don Young, Mark Begich, Alaska, Lisa Murkowski
Channel 2 NewsStates can now apply for waivers to opt out of portions of the No Child Left Behind Act. The announcement came Monday from Washington, DC. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says the new way of doing business is more honest and avoids schools dumbing...
Tags: Alaska, Arne Duncan
Channel 2 NewsAlaska's Congressional delegation blasted the Department of Energy plans to release 30 million barrels from the country's emergency oil stockpile, in an effort to lower oil prices and stabilize oil distribution. White House officials say it's a move...
Funny, isn't it, how we grow up someplace and only rarely visit the major attractions? Seattle's Museum of Flight is a perfect example. The site of many a school field trip during my younger years (mostly because the majority of my schoolmates' fathers...
KTUU.comA clergy organization representing Jesuit priests in Western states has reached a $166.1 million agreement to settle approximately 524 claims of clergy sex abuse. The settlement is one of the largest in U.S. history relating to the Roman Catholic Church...
A U.S. soldier from Wasilla, Alaska has pleaded guilty to the murders of three unarmed Afghan civilians and was sentenced to 24 years in prison. During his court-martial trial Wednesday, Spc. Jeremy Morlock told a judge, “the plan was to kill...
Tags: Crimes, Justice System, Alaska, Judges, Punishment
Channel 2 NewsIn light of the disaster in Japan, many are eager to help, but the Better Business Bureau warns: beware of potential scammers trying to take advantage of you. "Helping others is very important, and many jump at the chance to donate for relief efforts,"...
The Associated PressThe European plane-building company that lost out on a $35 billion refueling tanker deal isn't appealing the Air Force's decision to go with Chicago-based Boeing. The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. said Friday it won't ask the Pentagon to...
Tags: Boeing Co., Europe, Kansas, Mobile
Channel 2 NewsA floatplane registered to an Alaska company crashed into a lake in Washington Saturday, killing a 6-year-old boy. The boy's identity as well as that of his father, the pilot, is unknown, but the National Transportation Safety Board says the two reside in...
Tags: Alaska, Transportation Industry
Angela Dixiano’s mother, Kathy Neal, says she mourned her daughter’s death for six months. Just a couple of days ago she found out detectives were investigating her daughter’s disappearance as a missing persons case. Dixiano’s...
Tags: Prosecution, Theft, Crime, Law and Justice, Witnesses, Cancer
The Associated PressAn Army investigator has recommended dropping murder and conspiracy charges against one of five Washington-based soldiers -- but not one from Alaska -- charged with killing civilians in Afghanistan for kicks. Defense attorney Colby Vokey released the...
Tags: Crimes, Alaska, Crime, Law and Justice, Murder
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