Wasilla boy named honorary UPS pilot

It's a flight that may a changed a boys life. When young Tyler Blades was seated next to a uniformed UPS Captain he started asking questions. Now that captain is helping him explore his newly found interest in aviation.

Anchorage Dave & Buster's welcomes first customer

Dave & Buster's held a ribbon cutting and welcomed its first guest with grand style.

2018 Propositions: See MOA's full ballot breakdown

Use this interactive data visualization to learn more about MOA's 12 total propositions.

WATCH: The moment Nic Petit went off track on the Iditarod trail

Iditarod.com's GPS tracker shows the moment Nic Petit went off track on Norton Sound, a move that may have cost him victory. (From Iditarod.com)

VIDEO: Cajun cooking served up on the Iditarod Trail

While moose, caribou and salmon are what you may expect to find on the menu in McGrath, Alaska in wintertime, during the 2018 Iditarod, Chef James Nichols brought a little Cajun taste to the Kuskokwim River community.

Snow and rain ends early today while we warm into the lower 40's.

With our rain and snow ending from earlier today while under mostly cloudy skies we will warm into the lower 40's. Under mostly cloudy skies tonight we will drop down to 27 degrees. St. Patty's day tomorrow will be partly sunny and dry with a high of 37 while we can expect more rain and snow for Sunday with lows in the upper 20's and highs in the middle 30's over the weekend.


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New explosion in Austin is not believed linked to previous blasts

Earlier Tuesday, law enforcement officials linked the explosion of a package at a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio to the previous four blasts in Austin this month.

Tennessee pastor resigns over 'sexual incident' with minor

"We as the Church should be getting this right," Andy Savage said in a statement announcing that he is leaving the ministry for now.

Officer who killed Australian bride-to-be is charged with murder

The Minneapolis police officer who mistakenly killed Justine Damond is now behind bars eight months after her death. The prosecutor blamed "uncooperative" cops for the delay.

'Insanity': Serial-bomber giving Austin package anxiety

Package anxiety ramped up in Austin on Tuesday, when an overnight explosion at a FedEx facility about an hour away — and then another later in the evening — elevated concerns that packages delivered through trusted outlets could also be risky.

Abortion rates tumble globally

Countries with stricter abortion laws have higher abortion rates