Stubbs the Mayoral Cat (July 13, 2012)

In July of 2012, Channel 2 first met Stubbs the cat, the honorary "Mayor" of Talkeetna, Alaska. Stubbs' death in the summer of 2017, at age 20, was one of our most-read stories online in 2017.

HUGGS for parents and students in need

On Tuesday, a helping hand of Anchorage School District students could be found at East High School, thanks to Lutheran Social Services of Alaska and a record-setting amount of donations.

New treatment beds open for opioid treatment

15 new beds for opioid treatment are opening in the Salvation Army Alaska's treatment center for women.

How easy it is to take off in an airplane?

Is it possible for someone to learn how to fly an aircraft without ever actually stepping foot inside one? Ralph Gibbs, a flight instructor and director of UAAs aviation technology division, says absolutely.

Fault lines: Mapping the 'San Andreas of the north'

The Queen-Charlotte-Fairweather Fault has produced earthquakes as large as 8.1, and its been active for the past 100 years.

Herd immunity: The risks of skipping vaccines

In Alaska, medical experts say more parents are choosing to not get vaccinations for their children, which experts say poses a risk to public health.

Searching for a cause for the sea bird die-off

Sea bird die-offs in the past have been associated with warm ocean temperatures. Tracy Sinclare looks at a possible link to this year's die-off in the Bering Sea region.


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10-year-old girl and woman, 18, killed in Toronto shooting

"I know that it could have been worse," the Canadian city's police chief said.

Trump's loud tweet was part of a detailed strategy to squeeze Iran

Analysis: The pre-planned strategy was timed to set the stage for the re-imposition of U.S. economic sanctions on Iran three weeks from now.

To dismiss Sandy Hook suit, Alex Jones compares self to Woodward, Bernstein

"The First Amendment simply does not protect false statements about the parents of one of the worst tragedies in our nation's history," said Bill Bloss, an attorney who represents the families.

Florida's 'stand your ground' under scrutiny after father killed

"He was just trying to protect us," said the girlfriend of Markeis McGlockton, a 28-year-old father of three who was killed during a parking space dispute.