My Turn: Gov. Walker should be required to explain why he isn't violating state law

...but other substantive issues remain.Medicaid, a state/federal entitlement program, is already one of the largest cost drivers in the state. Gov. Walker's credibility on "state cost containment" and a "sustainable budget" has been damaged. Many...
Police & Fire for Thursday, July 30, 2015

...Chevrolet van. Accident self-report forms were provided to both drivers and photos were taken to document the damage.? At 8:54...round-about on Glacier Highway. The vehicle was totaled. The driver had minor injuries and was seen and released by Capital City...
New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

...punch tool and a screwdriver to Matt on May 1. Authorities say she became close with the pair and agreed to be their getaway driver. But she backed out at the last moment, forcing the two to flee on foot after they emerged from a manhole near the prison...
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Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...marijuana, in Bland's system was 18 micrograms per liter, the report said. That's more than three times the legal limit for drivers in Colorado and Washington, states that permit the recreational use of marijuana.Robert Johnson, chief toxicologist at...
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Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...about me, a lot of people outraged about McCain were pretty quiet," he said.Obama has a long history with Trump, who was a driver of the "birther" movement that claimed the president wasn't born in the U.S. Trump's claims pushed Obama to release...
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Police and fire dispatches for July 28, 2015

...37-year-old woman reported her 2004 Volkswagen Gof was struck while parked in the 400 block of 12th Street, causing damage to the driver's side mirror.Theft? At 9:12 p.m. Sunday, 65-year-old Christopher Stetson was cited and released for larceny...
Porcupines likely Alaska's no. 1 roadkill

ANCHORAGE - Alaska drivers know to be watchful for moose darting into traffic.But their cars are a threat to a smaller animal that likes to amble across...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...grow to $2.8 billion by 2025 even without expansion. Medicaid in its current form is unsustainable and is the biggest cost driver in state government. Gov. Bill Walker should work for real reform instead of instituting Alaska's version of "Walkercare...
Busch grabs elusive Indy victory as comeback continues

...500 in May with Roger Penske driver Juan Pablo Montoya.But Penske...Matt Kenseth, another Gibbs driver, was seventh, followed by...Busch and Kyle Larson.Penske driver Brad Keselowski rounded much of an improvement as drivers complained all weekend that...
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Condemned UAS cabin torched for fire training

...A huge plume of gray smoke, visible from miles away, billowed above the property.Traffic slowed on Back Loop Road as drivers gawked at the sight. A crowd of onlookers gathered on the highway verge."There's not many times when a house burning...


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