| Jun 9, 2011
| 7:29 PM
Former National Security Agency employee Thomas Drake accepted a plea deal Thursday that cleared him of espionage charges stemming from an alleged leak of classified information to a Baltimore Sun reporter who wrote about waste and mismanagement at the...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 2:12 PM
Sarah Palin had a tough relationship with members of her home state congressional delegation, as she did with many other public officials.
E-mail exchanges between then-Gov. Palin and the head of her Washington office, John Katz, often have "Palin...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 1:21 PM
Two former Alaska lawmakers whose corruption convictions were overturned due to prosecutorial errors are getting new trials.
U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline on Wednesday set a tentative trial date of Oct. 24 for Victor Kohring and of Nov. 28 for Pete...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Pete Kott, the former state House speaker charged in the corruption cases that swept the state Legislature after testimony from former oilfield services company executive Bill Allen, will change his plea to guilty on one federal count of bribery.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:16 PM
Things are not looking good for a stalled federal construction project in midtown.
The National Archives and Records Administration purchased a large plot of land in 2004, hoping to build a new facility, but the money ran out and lawmakers in...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:41 PM
Bill Allen, who in 2007 pleaded guilty to bribing state lawmakers, was released from prison Tuesday a little after 9:30 a.m.
Allan was given a three-year sentence after testifying against Sen. Ted Stevens and state representatives Pete Kott and Vic...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 9:10 AM
The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it needs 45 more days to decide whether to launch an in-depth investigation into Congressman Don Young (R-Alaska).
According to Young's staff, the investigation is in connection with Young's legal...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 10:32 AM
An investigation of the bungled criminal prosecution of Sen. Ted Stevens finds that prosecutors never conducted a comprehensive review of evidence favorable to the senator.
A newly released report from a special prosecutor says agents of the FBI...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 11:19 PM
Alaskans honored a late U.S. senator considered a legend in the state on Saturday, the first official Ted Stevens Day.
After Stevens died last August in a plane crash near Dillingham, the state Legislature unanimously passed a measure to devote a day...
| Oct 22, 2008
Of all the testimony offered during the four-week corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), perhaps the most revealing came from Stevens himself when he took the stand in his own defense Monday. Justice Department attorney Brenda Morris was...
| Jan 2, 2009
Last Sunday, New Yorkers gathered in Times Square for the second annual Good Riddance Day, feeding reminders of the things they least liked about 2008 into an industrial-sized paper shredder. There's something so wonderfully archetypal about this ritual...