Report: Big problems in DOC

...for almost a full year since escaping from a juvenile facility and being charged with adult crimes.That type of treatment hurts their mental health, and the investigators concluded that solitary confinement may have been a factor in the suicides of some...
4 killed, 14 hurt in fiery crash near D.C.

HYATTSVILLE, Md. - Four people, including a child, died Sunday and 14 others were injured after a pickup truck rammed into a church van and caught fire in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans

...his cell door and shouted to be let out. His chest started to hurt - he had heart problems and was taking medication. A corrections...shouting at each other, swearing at each other.Murphy's chest hurt worse."I don't care," the corrections officer told Murphy...
Black students complain of casual racism

...Opokua-Achampong, a sophomore at Boston College. "Those also hurt."When Opokua-Achampong tells other students that she's...pretty sure he moved because of the color of my skin. It didn't hurt my feelings," she said. "What disappointed me was his ignorance...
Nation and World
Paris on her mind

...sad," said Kirsten Streefkerk, a fellow Rotary exchange student from South Africa. "I feel sorry for Nina, because it did hurt her, and I could see that."Lacroix reached her family after getting word of the attacks, she said, and talked with a close...
Kings regain their crown

...Tona Fogg service run, including three kills from Kallen Hoover for a 13-6 advantage. A block by Haywood, a Maxie Saceda-Hurt kill and an Abby De Rocher kill chipped into the lead but the Crimson Bears pushed on to leads of 22-12 and ended the set with...
Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...executive officer of the Canadian Association of Oil Producers, is concerned that the rising cost of getting oil to market could hurt the Canadian industry's competitiveness. Last month, Shell abandoned an oil sands project in Alberta, and its CEO pointed...
Nation and World
Ketchikan spikers earn Region V title game

...kills, 2 blocks; and Jenny Hu 1 kill, 2 digs.The Falcons were led by Maya Haywood's 14 kills and 9 blocks; Maxie Saceda-Hurt 9 kills, 2 blocks; Abby DeRocher 2 kills, 2 aces, 5 digs; Mary Landes 3 kills, 1 ace; Tracy Bourassa 2 digs, 1 ace...
Schools in jeopardy

...they could have anywhere."Redmond said difficult economic times have always meant watching out for budget cuts that could hurt schools, but it wasn't until she read an article in the Empire in early October that she realized things could actually be...
State | Local | AK legislature
ADF&G says to expect 34M pinks in '16

...allowing forecasters to get a better idea of their survival rate. That isn't possible with pink salmon, which tends to hurt accuracy.For this summer, NOAA predicted 54.5 million Southeast pinks, while ADF&G estimated 58 million fish. The actual...


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