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Empire Editorial: Rayco jury's decision was the right call

...decades, firearms have gone missing from Coxe's store, and despite repeated warnings from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Coxe failed to fix the problem.That's because Coxe was the problem. By and large, Alaskans...
Charges filed against 170 bike gang members in Texas

WACO, Texas - About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and wounded 18.
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Man sentenced in weapons case tied to Palin lawyer plot

...and agreed to act as an informant.Tiemessen said that when agents from the FBI and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives showed up and told him a weapon had been transferred to an informant, Tiemessen took the threat...
Man arraigned for 'seal bombing' Ketchikan tunnel

A 39-year-old man is facing federal charges for possessing explosive materials after allegedly detonating "seal bombs" - normally reserved for scaring seals away from fishing nets - inside the Ketchikan tunnel last month, according to federal prosecutors.No one was injured in the July 4 incident despite the fact that a taxi cab was driving through the tunnel at the time, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt said."It didn't do any damage (to the tunnel), and it didn't hurt the person that was in the tunnel at the time," Schmidt said in an interview.
Ketchikan man guilty of possessing firearm when prohibited

...Attorney Karen Loeffler credited the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Division and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives for the investigating the case.
Juneau man charged with firing gun in Sitka bar

...Fishermen use seal bombs to haze seals and other marine mammals. Their sale is regulated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Police said they found no evidence that a seal bomb had been discharged.Davis told police they...
Feds: Carry-on held improvised explosive device

...improvised explosive device and there was no malicious intent to use it, an agent for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said.The unidentified worker told officials the homemade explosive is used for avalanche control...
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Alaska Digest

A man survived a 2,600-foot fall off Mount McKinley while attempting to ski down a treacherous gully nicknamed the "Orient Express," according to officials at Denali National Park and Preserve.
Anchorage authorities link fire to woman's disappearance

...announcement about the disappearance of 21-year-old Bethany Correira came two days after the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said that someone intentionally set the fire. Correira vanished soon after moving from Talkeetna...

...units working with federal agencies including the FBI, the Alaska National Guard, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the U.S. Attorney's Office.


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