CHICKALOON, ALASKA-Alaska State Troopers received a call yesterday evening at about 4:47 pm. The caller reported an overturned vehicle near mile 86 of the Glenn Highway. When troopers and the Bureau of Highway Patrol arrived on the scene, they found a vehicle, upside-down and partially submerged in a pond next to Long Lake.
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday voted in support of an appropriations bill combining three separate spending bills â€“ referred to as a â€˜minibusâ€™ bill â€“ that passed the U.S. Senate, containing millions in essential supplies and services for rural Alaska. Murkowski serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee and 6 different Appropriations Subcommittees.
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA â€“ United States Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced that a Juneau man was sentenced in federal court in Juneau to seven years in prison for his conviction of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
BETHEL, ALASKA-27-year-old Charles Chaney of Bethel was convicted on Federal charges of a Felon in Possession of Firearms in Federal Court. The conviction took an Anchorage jury less than two hours. Chaney now faces a possible 10 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine.