Moments after President Obama announced new sanctions against 20 Russian individuals and a Russian bank for that countries attempts to annex portions of eastern Ukraine, Russia responded with sanctions against the U.S.
Early Wednesday morning several agencies took part in serving a search warrant in Klawock. Their search resulted in an arrest of a Klawock resident on drug and distribution charges.
Early Wednesday morning, troopers pulled over a Yamaha four-wheeler for driving on the roadway on Bogard Road near Williwaw Drive.
Alaska State Troopers made a traffic stop on a 1996 Saturn Sedan on Wednesday night and subsequently arrested the driver and two passengers in the vehicle.
One day after Russia signed a treaty with authorities in Crimea, at least 200, unarmed pro-Russian self-defense forces have stormed the Ukraine Navy headquarters in that region and have taken control, raising a Russian flag over the facility.
In an effort to end the four-year probe and prosecution by the U.S. Justice Department, it was announced on Wednesday that Toyota has reached a deal with the prosecution to pay a settlement of $1.2 billion. That settlement is the largest ever settlement levied at an automaker by the U.S. Government.
In an escalation in the conflict involving Syria, Israel launched airstrikes against its northern neighbor after the third bomb attack in three weeks that occurred on Tuesday.
During the early morning hours of Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI call on a vehicle, shortly thereafter, troopers conducted a traffic stop on that vehicle and arrested the driver for DUI and weapons charges.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook south California at 6.25 am PDT. The quake was centered in the San Fernando Valley and occurred six miles from Beverly Hills, seven miles from Century City and seven miles from Santa Monica at a depth of five miles.