Randall, Brooks and Bjornsen all train with the Anchorage-based Alaska Pacific University club team. Randall and Brooks, both 31, competed in the 2010 Olympics in Canada; the 2014 Games will be the first for the 24-year-old Bjornsen.
It Makes a Bad Impression Dept: A man was hit over the head with a shovel and then grazed by a bullet during a fight in Chugiak Monday afternoon, police said.
... Police found that two men were involved in a verbal argument, and one of them had brandished a firearm, Castro said. In the scuffle that followed, a woman whacked one of the men over the head with a shovel, Castro said. Then the gun went off multiple times, and a bullet grazed that same man in the shoulder, Castro said.
You Always Hurt the One You Love Dept: Heard on the local news, but no link available - two brothers scuffled over a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, until one pulled a knife on the other. Police were eventually brought in to smooth things over (see what I did there?).
It's unknown whether the fight was complicated by the brothers sticking to the roof of the house ...
It Was His Lucky Day Dept: A trash collector got a surprise Monday morning when he picked up a trash bin at an East Anchorage restaurant and dumped it into his garbage truck: a man fell out, landing in the truck's collection unit ... The man and his backpack landed in the truck's storage compartment, [a spokesman] said. He was not hurt, but he could not get out...
|The scene of the, er, non-crime|