Police & Fire for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

...Park Place. For more on this story, please see the Empire article published Wednesday called "Police respond to two car crashes Tuesday."Noise complaint/DUI? At 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, JPD investigated a noise complaint and a report...
Police respond to two car crashes Tuesday

Police responded to two car crashes Tuesday.The first involved a 29-year-old Juneau woman who lost of control of her 2004 Nissan while merging from the Walmart...
Teen driver in fatal car crash charged with manslaughter, homicide, assault

A Juneau teenager is facing manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and assault charges for a fatal car crash in March that killed one of his passengers and seriously injured another.William M. Buchkoski, who turns 19 later this month...
Free cab rides keep DUIs at bay

...donations but well worth it, Thomas said."I would say that we've spent over $70,000 on the program," Thomas said. "But, you know, that's 6,000 safe people at home in their beds sleeping at night and not in car crashes."
Police tell wrong family that son died

The Juneau Police Department on Thursday told the wrong family that their son died in a car crash.The department stated that officers have profusely apologized to the family for any anguish they may have caused, according...
Police blame communication, not Facebook, for mix-up

...identify of a man who was killed in a car crash in Juneau last Wednesday. So how...29, than the man who died in the car crash and they also had different middle...Justin Priest was identified as the car crash victim. That information will be...
A Bishop's Perspective: Legalizing marijuana is wrong for many reasons

...consequences. It can seriously affect a person's sense of time and coordination, raising the risk of injury or death from car crashes or other accidents. These effects can last up to 24 hours after marijuana use.Beyond the reported effects of marijuana...
From totaled to tailored

A local man whose car was totaled in a car crash is back in the driver's seat in a new set of wheels, thanks to a little help from Facebook and his friends.Elizabeth Gray...
Would the world be better off without pro football?

...1,000 to 1,500 times per year. Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush, too, likens an NFL game to "being in a car crash."The NFL a year ago awarded damages of $765 million to 4,500 players, many of whom suffered a variety of brain-related...
Woman run over in parking garage

...with a crime. Police cannot release the name of the victim due to privacy laws.The incident marked the second serious car crash police investigated last week. On Aug. 11, police responded to a head-on collision on Glacier Highway near Fritz Cove...


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