Police & Fire for Thursday, April 17, 2014

...At 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, JPD received a report of a damage-only single vehicle crash at 6110 Montana Creek Road. No injuries were reported by the 21-year-old driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle. Alcohol was not involved.
Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...aground off Kodiak Island and was a total loss, which is now well known and documented. It was a miracle that there were no injuries or loss of life, and the evacuation of 18 crewmembers from the Kulluk's heaving deck by Coast Guard helicopters during the...
A look at the NBA playoff picture in the last three seasons.They've all come in April or June.QUOTE OF THE DAY"We were able to play everybody - no injuries - and we got a good sweat out of it." - San Antonio's Tony Parker, as his team tuned up for the playoffs in a loss to...
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...which he was found hiding following the police shootout.At the tribute, several survivors of the bombing alluded to their injuries but focused on the strength they've drawn from fellow survivors, first responders, doctors, nurses and strangers who have...
Bicyclist and car collide in Valley

...into oncoming traffic near Mendenhall Loop Road and Dudley Street on Saturday evening, colliding with an SUV and sustaining injuries that sent him to the hospital.At about 5:54 p.m. Saturday, the Juneau Police Department received multiple calls about...
8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies of cancer

...Michigan State was fighting to stay afloat despite a succession of injuries to key players, Lacey Holsworth was there.When the team...injury woes in perspective."I've learned they're minor injuries when you look at life," said an emotional Izzo, who paused...
Wasilla man accused of striking troopers with car

...Troopers say the two officers drove themselves to a hospital. They were released after treatment for non-debilitating injuries.According to troopers, Ingersol's mother called Wednesday evening and said she didn't want her son at her home.Troopers...
Kenai patrol car demolished during traffic stop

...Nisler, Hershberger and the suspect were taken to Central Peninsula Hospital with what police say were non-life threatening injuries.Nisler was issued a summons for overtaking and passing a parked emergency vehicle.The Kenai City Council next week will...
Without Tiger, the Masters has an open look

...Mickelson? There's no telling what he might accomplish next. Even though he has withdrawn from two tournaments with different injuries this year, Augusta invigorates the 43-year-old Mickelson.All of them would love to be near the top of the leaderboard...
Coast Guard releases report on cutter fatality

...the crewman's death on a rescue mission in southwest Alaska.Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Obendorf died Dec. 18 from injuries suffered five weeks earlier on the 418-foot Cutter Waesche (WAY'-shee).The Waesche on Nov. 11 prepared to tow a disabled...


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