6 day ago
Anchorage police have taken a man who was reportedly “brandishing a weapon” late Wednesday into custody, after an overnight standoff in which the department's SWAT team deployed gas.
U.S. Coast Guard: Plane with 11 on board crashes at 2,000 ft. on Mount Jumbo in Alaska; NTSB says "no reports" of casualties, but rescue crews are battling poor visibility to reach the downed plane.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 79km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 101km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska
Police are investigating a shooting between 2 vehicles that sent one adult female to the hospital. Around 12:30 a.m., dispatch received a report of a shooting between two vehicles at the intersection of Dimond Blvd. and Minnesota Drive.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 87km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska
Mattis: No specifics on how Fort Bliss or Goodfellow AFB will be used to house migrants in Texas. "We'll provide whatever support the Department of Homeland Security needs in order to house the people that they have under their custody," he tells reporters in Alaska
Mattis: United States needs to 'up its game' in the Arctic to deal with 'certain other countries,' defense chief tells reporters at Eielson AFB in Alaska
Mattis: DHS "asking us to build temporary camps on two of our bases" for migrants, defense secretary tells reporters on flight to Alaska, but doesn't offer specifics
1 month ago
One person was shot to death outside a Spenard hotel Thursday night according to Anchorage police, who say the shooter remains at large. Officers were called just after 9:30 p.m. to the parking lot of the Puffin Inn in Spenard for a report of shots fired, according to APD spokeswoman Renee Oistad.
Anchorage police have taken a man into custody after he reportedly beat two people with a baseball bat in a Carrs parking lot Wednesday night.
1 month ago
A second small plane has crashed in as many days in the Mat-Su, after responders say a flight Thursday night ended in a tree – but with no major injuries reported.
33 active fires burning across Alaska, BLM says.
1 month ago
Anchorage federal building evacuated for "hazardous materials response," official says
Two people were stabbed and wounded outside a remote Alaska village school by a man armed with a knife and shouting threats who tried to break in to the building, officials said Monday.
2 F-22s intercepted 2 Russian TU-95 bears off the coast of Alaska.
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska
State Troopers have identified the officers involved in Saturday's shooting that ended in the death of Nikolai Yakunin, 42, of Nikolaevsk
Earlier this month, Ketchikan police executed a search warrant in the 1900 block of Second Avenue, investigating drug sales and illegal firearms. Officers seized nearly 34 grams of heroin, about $3500 in cash and drug sales paraphernalia. There were also two handguns taken, one of which had been stolen during a recent burglary.
One woman died Sunday evening in a single-vehicle crash on the Seward Highway and Tudor Road
An Alaska man was arraigned in Fairbanks on multiple charges of child sexual abuse, child pornography and animal sexual abuse of a dog
Alaska State Troopers say one person died Saturday evening during a trooper-involved shooting in the Kenai Peninsula town of Nikolaevsk, with few details immediately available about what happened
Anchorage police are investigating a deadly shooting involving an officer. According to a press release sent by the department Saturday night, the incident began with a call for a domestic violence related stabbing near the Home Depot at 400 Rodeo Pl
A man is accused of attacking and seriously injuring another man Wednesday night in the Western Alaska village of Chuathbaluk, Alaska State Troopers said
Alaska State Troopers received a call yesterday about an individual shooting multiple rounds from a moving green Ford pickup truck in the North Pole area
Anchorage Police want your help in finding a man they say punched, kicked, strangled-- and even shot a woman. APD is looking for 38-year-old David Aaron Lee, who they say has five outstanding warrants.
4 month ago
The man Anchorage Police say is responsible for a Friday shooting in Jewel Lake has been identified, and authorities say he's to be considered armed and dangerous. APD issued a first-degree murder warrant for Samson Costigan, 39, in connection with the shooting of a man whose body was found inside of a vehicle in the 8900 lock of Dewberry Street Friday night.
4 month ago
Two people who were tied to numerous vehicle theft investigations have been arrested on multiple charges
Anchorage police are investigating the death of a man found Friday evening in a car "suspiciously parked" in the 8900 block of Dewberry Street blocking traffic, police said in a statement
Two Fairbanks buildings have had their roofs collapse since Thursday, no one was hurt in either incident. The City of Fairbanks posted to social media Saturday saying that the roof on the historic Masonic Temple collapsed around 2 p.m. Later in the evening, the City of Fairbanks Fire Department worked as contractors to demolish the structure.