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This high school in Anchorage, Alaska, is using the sound of real gunfire to prepare students for active shooters
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Alaska: US troops taking part in Exercise Arctic Edge 2018, large-scale, exercise that prepares and tests the U.S. military's ability to operate tactically in the extreme cold-weather conditions found in the Arctic under the authority of NORADandUS Northern Command(March 11, 2018)
Three people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after Anchorage police say a man allegedly used either a broken bottle or chain to hurt each of them Sunday afternoon. APD spokesperson Renee Oistad said at 3:21 p.m., police responded to the Black Angus Inn at 1430 Gambell Street in reference to a disturbance.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 71km W of Anchor Point, Alaska
A Fairbanks man pleaded not guilty in Superior Court today on charges of Assault, Burglary, Theft, and Weapons Misconduct.
A report of shots fired in East Anchorage late Tuesday evening is under investigation by Anchorage police, after residents say homes and cars were struck by the gunfire. The gunfire, near the 5900 block of East 6th Avenue off Boniface Parkway, was first reported to police at about 11 p.m. according to APD spokesman MJ Thim. Three homes were struck, but no injuries were reported.
A Fairbanks man is dead and a child is in serious condition after a two-vehicle collision on the Parks Highway yesterday afternoon.
Alaska State Troopers received a report of a collision at mile 329 of the highway, between Fairbanks and Nenana near Skinny Dick's Halfway Inn.
Emergency first responders rescued two people who became entrapped following a collision in Midtown early Tuesday morning. Around 12:30, Anchorage Police said the westbound lanes of Fireweed were closed at A Street due to a vehicle crash involving injuries.
Alaska State Troopers say they have arrested an Akiachak teen after he allegedly assaulted his brothers with a knife and then threatened two others with a shovel. According to AST's online dispatch, late Friday night, troopers received a report that 19-year old Kagan Peter was drinking with his brothers when he ended up assaulting them.
Alaska State Troopers are asking for the public's help to find an Emmonak man who escaped from custody following an alleged assault arrest
30-year-old Meghan Hasbrouck of Fairbanks faces charges of first degree vehicle theft. According to court documents, the Fairbanks Police Department received a call on February 20th from a woman stating her vehicle had been stolen.
Anchorage police say one person is being held after what officers consider a "suspicious death" in the Turnagain area overnight Wednesday. Police had initially asked that people avoid the area near 30th Avenue and Wisconsin Street due to "suspicious circumstances" in an alert shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday, but said just after 1 a.m. Thursday that the matter had become a death investigation on the 3000 block of Wisconsin Street.
Alaska State Troopers say a 32-year-old Fairbanks man had to be treated for frostbite following a car crash and foot chase with officers Saturday morning.
Christopher Turkette has been taken into custody by APD Traffic Officers
A man the Anchorage Police Department's Investigative Support Unit (ISU) arrested in January is now wanted again. Matthew Irwin, 37, is one of 10 defendants KTVA followed through the court system after an APD Nixle alert sent out on January 5 announced, "The Investigative Support Unit (ISU) have [sic] taken 10 criminals off the street and sent them to jail in less than 24 hours."
Police say a suspected burglary Saturday night led to thousands of dollars in damages at a middle school. Police say 34-year-old Shawn Beaird was located inside the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. “Investigation showed that Beaird had forcibly entered the school, damaged property inside the school which is estimated to be valued at about $4,500, and stolen a small amount of cash,” police wrote in a release Sunday night.
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A man arrested Friday in connection with a deadly shooting last month, as well as a robbery of a South Anchorage business, was muted in court Sunday after making obscenities during his arraignment. Aarron Settje, 32, made obscene gestures and used offensive language towards the court while he was being arraigned on charges for multiple robberies and evidence tampering in the January shooting death of 33-year-old Kortez Brown.
Alaska State Troopers received a call earlier today from a citizen claiming to have been robbed.
The victim told Troopers he was in his car when someone told him to give up his wallet at gun point. The victim was then ordered to leave his car, and as the victim attempted to flee on foot, the person with the gun began firing at him.
An iconic Anchorage bull moose has been killed in a car crash early Saturday morning. Don Dyer, the President of the Alaska Moose Federation, says Hook the moose was killed before 5:00 a.m. around 2600 E. 5th Ave.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 20km SW of Adak, Alaska
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One car spin out into wall near Merrill Field where 6th turns into Glenn Highway
Alaska State Troopers have filed charges against two Petersburg teens who they say intentionally struck a couple of Sitka Black Tail deer and then laughed about it
Pentagon adding to missile defense: ~$12B in 2019 budget includes 20 more missile interceptors in Alaska, 37 more SM-3 Block Intelligence Bureau missiles for warships, and 82 more THAAD interceptor missiles
Anchorage Police have arrested two people for the shooting death of Juanita Lolesio. One of the suspects is 19-years-old and faces a second-degree murder charge, the other is an unidentified juvenile who has charges pending. MJ Thim, a spokesperson for APD, writes that detectives with the Homicide Unit and officers with the Investigative Support Unit (ISU) served a warrant Saturday to a house in the 900 block of East 20th Avenue for a homicide and a shots fired investigation.
Anchorage Police say a man missing since November has been found dead in South Anchorage. Joe "Grant" Orand went to Providence Hospital on the afternoon of Nov. 18 after his parents say he suffered a bipolar episode. He was released the following day and disappeared after he left from a taxi during a ride home.
Two women were charged with driving under the influence and fleeing the scene of an accident after a pair of Parks Highway crashes occurred south of Nenana.
A man has been sentenced to jail for strangling a woman during sex in a homeless camp in Mountain View in May of 2016
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A jury convicted a man of killing an Alaska State Trooper K9. Almando Abarca, 27, is guilty of fatally shooting Helo in 2016
Anchorage Police officers followed footprints to make an arrest in a Tuesday morning armed robbery. Around 10:20 Tuesday morning, APD was notified of an armed robbery at the Taco Bell in the 2600 block of East Tudor Road.
26-year-old Jasmine Lynn States, the victim who was hospitalized after a shooting incident in the Aurora Subdivision last week, has succumbed to her injuries