23-year-old Shawn Buck of Fairbanks first fled from and then rammed into police before opening fire.
Drug smuggling in prison is more common than many people might think and involves a range of drugs.
The switch from state to federal is in response to poor king salmon return in the area.
The first holiday weekend of summer is usually the start of the wildfire season.
A pickup truck hit the patrol car and sent it over a bridge railing and into a creek 30 feet below.