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Drunken driver gets 32 years for deaths of 15-year-olds

ANCHORAGE - The intoxicated driver who struck and killed two teens on an Anchorage sidewalk has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.
Before pot is legal, a final definition of 'in public'

...she said.White referenced the difference in drunken driving and stoned driving. She told the Assembly that a drunken driver might run a stop sign while a high driver would wait for it to turn green. Joking aside, she said she would be more...
Measure would close bars at 2 a.m. in Denali Borough

HEALY - The son of a woman who was killed by a suspected drunken driver as she rode her bicycle to work for her early morning shift wants bars to close earlier.Noah Schieber has started an online petition...
Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...though. One doesn't have to go too far back in Fairbanks history to find a distressingly similar case - in 2005, drunken driver Eugene Bottcher hit and killed a 13-year-old Saul Stutz, who was riding a bicycle on Goldstream Road. Bottcher...
JPD braces for busiest two days of the year

...David Campbell said in an interview.JPD's 39 uniformed officers will be doing crowd control, patrolling for drunken drivers on the roads and responding to crimes against people and property in addition to responding to regular 911 calls...
Police: Drunk driver caused Tuesday night crash

Police said a drunken driver went through a red traffic light and caused an accident at the Egan Drive and Mendenhall Loop Road intersection around 11:30...
Reward doubled for reporting Memorial Day drunk drivers

...May 21 through June 4, said JPD Lt. Kris Sell. Memorial Day is May 26.Juneau historically sees an increase of drunken drivers and drug-related car accidents on the road during the Memorial Day holiday, Sell said.For more information...
Outside Editorial: The peril of children in cars with drunk drivers

...him and two other young boys from the back seat. The other boys, 2 and 7, were seriously injured.The alleged drunken driver who caused this horrific accident? Shannard Dyer, Taylor's father. He has been charged with six counts of aggravated...
94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to erratic jet stream

...rushes rapidly from west to east in a mostly straight direction. But lately it's been wobbling and weaving like a drunken driver, wreaking havoc as it goes. The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the...
JPD fully staffed for July 4th

...fireworks display.Lt. David Campbell, a spokesman for the department, said police will be on the lookout for drunken drivers, as well as helping with crowd control and maintaining public order. Usually, there are more than a few bar fights...


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