Sen. Ted Stevens was presumably campaigning in Alaska Wednesday while his lawyer, Brendan Sullivan was in a courtroom In Washington trying to persuade Judge Emmet Sullivan to move the Senator's trial to his home state so that he could campaign nights and weekends. The Judge denied the request.
The story in the Anchorage Daily News is here.
And in local news: Erik Collins got the maximum sentence the judge could give him in an attempted murder for hire. Collins had tried on two occasions to arrange the murder of his on again off again boyfriend after taking out insurance policies on him. To make it all a little more miserable he was previously convicted of manslaughter of another lover.
NBC4 story here.