Troopers Investigate Friday Murder/Attempted Suicide in Akiachak

Troopers Investigate Friday Murder/Attempted Suicide in Akiachak

Troopers say a murder/attempted suicide in Akiachak remains under investigation with the suspect now in Seattle undergoing treatment for a shotgun blast on Friday night. According to the investigation into the Friday night rural incident, two brothers in that community, Tom and Robert Snyder, 36 and 32 respectively, reportedly got into an argument over alcohol […]

Injured Ketchikan Motorcyclist Medevaced to Seattle with Serious Injuries

Injured Ketchikan Motorcyclist Medevaced to Seattle with Serious  Injuries

  Alaska State Troopers received multiple reports of a motorcycle accident on the South Tongass Highway on Tuesday afternoon and responded to the location. When they arrived at the scene at mile three, they found the victim, identified as 30-year-old Robert Young, trapped beneath a vehicle. Personnel with the South Tongass Volunteer Fire Department were […]

13 Exposed to Cesium-137 at Seattle’s UW Medicine’s Harborview Medical Center Research and Training Building

13 Exposed to Cesium-137 at Seattle’s UW Medicine’s Harborview Medical Center Research and Training Building

  13 people in Seattle were exposed to Cesium-137 at a Seattle medical research center on Thursday while a piece of equipment was being decommissioned and moved at the facility authorities report. Cesium-137 is a radioactive talcum powder-like substance that can cause serious burns, serious radiation sickness and even death with exposure to larger amounts.  […]