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Kerry heads to Russia in first visit since Ukraine crisis

...Obama's first-term effort to "reset" ties with Moscow."This just was a time that made sense," State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said of Kerry's scheduled meeting with Putin. She said talks would cover the civil wars in Ukraine...
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Alaska Aerial Media flies Anchorage's first drones of our main goals, to be able to assist in search and rescue and wildfire management."Anchorage Police Department spokeswoman Renee Oistad said in an email that drones could be useful, but come with issues like people's right to privacy...
Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

...significant spinal injury."Exactly how he was injured and what happened in the van is still not known.Justice Department spokeswoman Dena Iverson said investigators are "gathering information to determine whether any prosecutable civil rights...
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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...leading to the formation of a national unity government.In response to Zarif's remarks, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said: "Are we looking for ways to work with our partners, with the Gulf countries, with other...
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Lawyer: Reporter in Iran faces 4 charges

...demonstrations that followed the 2009 presidential elections. He is known for his tough sentencing.Deputy U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Monday if the reports were true, the charges are "patently absurd" and should be dropped immediately...
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

...of the Nigerian people, particularly as they try to counter the threat that's posed by Boko Haram."State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said a team from U.S. government agencies was in Abuja "to help both in the search, providing...
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Police raid club of activist who quit on air

...Guidelines for the regulation of the marijuana trade are under consideration by the Legislature.Anchorage Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Castro said it's "very important that people don't try to jump the gun until the state sets our...
Nude teen pics on Twitter spur police investigation

...are investigating."I am unable to answer your questions below or share further details yet," Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara said in an email exchange Friday with the Empire.Police did not say how the person came into...
Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

...leaving the building just before the fire. There are no suspects, so far as Jager knows. (A Juneau Police Department spokeswoman did not comment on suspects because it's an ongoing investigation. Police confirmed no arrests have been made...
Man declared dead despite CPR attempts

...according to police and fire department officials. The man's name has not been released.Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara told the Empire that police responded to a report of a person slumped over the driver's wheel...


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