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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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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...
Justice Dept.: Misconduct by 2 in Stevens case

...agents and other officials, mainly from the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.The Justice Department says a legislative remedy is unnecessary.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska...
Outside editorial: House should hold attorney general Holder in contempt

The following editorial appeared in the Seattle Times: Executive privilege is a principle dangerous to democracy, whether invoked by a Republican or Democratic president.
House votes to hold attorney general in contempt

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday became the first Cabinet member held in contempt of Congress, a rebuke pushed by Republicans seeking to unearth the facts behind a bungled gun-tracking operation and dismissed by most Democrats as a political stunt.The vote was 255-67, with more than 100 Democrats boycotting.
Former Ketchikan resident indicted on being felon in possession of firearm

A former Ketchikan resident has been indicted for being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Alaska. James A.
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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