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Today in history

...the 295th day of 2014. There are 70 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 22, 1934, bank robber Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd was shot to death by federal agents and local police at a farm near East Liverpool, Ohio...
The guns of August reach Alaska

...back to the state, since we're tired of accounting for them."1033 programIn February 1997, two heavily armed bank robbers used automatic weapons in a daring attempt to rob a bank in Los Angeles. The resulting confrontation became known as...
FBI seeks Anchorage bank robber

ANCHORAGE - The FBI is hoping the public can help identify a man who robbed an AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union in south Anchorage.
In the Stacks: graphic novels

...Thousand Worlds helping him through the death of a young friend, to the yokai who help him escape from a real-life bank robber. Lovely storytelling paired with great artwork makes this a must-read, especially for manga fans. "Delphine...
Court of Appeals upholds jail sentence for foiled bank robber

The Alaska Court of Appeals issued a memorandum opinion on Friday upholding the jail sentence for a Juneau man convicted of robbery with a plastic toy gun. Kenneth A.
Belgian diamond heist a throwback in info age

...Johnson, the vice president of risk management at the American Bankers Association, said that while the average U.S. bank robber could expect to make out with $3,000-4,000 from each theft, a skimmer made 10 times that amount with every successful...
Former Marine catches bank robber in Anchorage

...22-year-old man who just finished serving four years in the U.S. Marine Corps was able to track down an alleged bank robber and flag down a police cruiser, helping land the suspect in jail.Merrill Lake was walking by a Key Bank Branch Wednesday...
This Day in History

...In the nation In 1788, South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the United States Constitution. In 1934, bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, La. In 1937, industrialist...
Need a break from the sun? Rent a DVD from the Juneau library

...great-uncles, and the summer that he spends with them on their farm gives him time to figure it out. Is it true they were bank robbers? They certainly have enough money. Are the stories they tell about saving kidnapped princesses and adventuring in...
This Day in History

...Post completed the first solo flight around the world in seven days and 183 4 hours. In 1934, a man identified as bank robber John Dillinger was killed by federal agents in Chicago. In 1975, U.S. Congress voted to restore the American citizenship...


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