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Man killed in Wasilla officer-involved shooting


6 injured in downtown shooting outside Kodiak bar


Assembly approves new burglar alarm policy


Climbathon raises $50k for cancer awareness


BP Alaska to lay off hundreds following Hilcorp sale




  • State

    BP Alaska to lay off hundreds following Hilcorp sale

    by Sierra Starks on Sep 15, 15:46

    BP Alaska announced today that it’s planning to lay off 275 of its employees and contractors early next year. The layoff plan stems from the company’s reduced operational footprint, says BP Alaska spokeswoman Dawn Patience. “BP’s Alaska business will be smaller due to the previously announced sale of interest to Hilcorp in four North Slope […]

  • US/World

    At least 19 deaths linked to faulty GM cars

    by Aimee Picchi/CBS News on Sep 15, 14:45

    The number of people killed by faulty General Motors cars now stands at 19, significantly higher than the 13 deaths previously disclosed by the automaker. Nineteen death claims have been found eligible for the GM compensation fund that’s administered by attorney and compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg. That figure appears likely to rise, with fund deputy administrator Camille […]

  • State

    Authorities investigating tree fires in Juneau

    by Associated Press on Sep 15, 13:59

    Authorities are seeking the public’s help as they investigate suspicious tree fires in Juneau. The U.S. Forest Service has responded to at least five such incidents this summer, the most recent coming this past week. The Juneau Empire reports (http://bit.ly/1uOQLjX ) authorities believe someone is burning trees by setting their leaking sap on fire. The […]

  • Health

    Climbathon raises $50k for cancer awareness

    by Emily Carlson on Sep 15, 13:13

    Saturday’s Let Every Woman Know Climbathon raised more than $50,000 for cancer awareness. The goal of the event was to shed light specifically on gynecologic cancer, a disease doctors say too many women don’t know enough about. “G” and the Extra-Toughs Toward the back of the pack of elite mountain climbers, Gwendolyn Carlson — known as “G” […]

  • DayBreak

    Anchorage ‘friend-raiser’ aims to help hungry kids

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 15, 12:15

    September is Hunger Action Month and it’s outlined with events and fundraisers to help friends and neighbors who may be going hungry. According to the Food Bank of Alaska, as many as one in seven Alaskans are either chronically hungry or struggle with food. Lisa Sauder, executive director of Bean’s Café, joined Daybreak Monday to […]

  • Crime

    Man killed in Wasilla officer-involved shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 15, 11:48

    An investigation is underway after a man was killed in a Wasilla officer-involved shooting early Monday morning. Shortly after midnight, the Wasilla Police Department responded to a “domestic dispute” and were confronted by an armed suspect, later identified as 23-year-old Michael Bonty, according to a statement from WPD. “Bonty was shot by Wasilla Officers and […]

  • Crime

    2 arrested for DUI, child endangerment

    by Hope Miller on Sep 15, 11:27

    Two people were arrested for driving under the influence while they had children with them, Alaska State Troopers say. In the first incident, reported Saturday evening, troopers were patrolling the Richardson Highway near Mile 271 when they noticed a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee going 95 mph in a 65 mph zone, according to an online […]

  • State

    Woman dies in Western Alaska ATV crash

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 15, 10:52

    A 21-year-old woman has died following a Sunday ATV crash in Western Alaska, authorities say. Sunday at 1:20 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash on St. Mary’s Airport Road, southeast of the Pitkas Point turn-off, according to an online dispatch posted Monday. Pulcheria Yupanik of Pitkas Point — who was the only […]

  • National

    Slideshow: Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 15, 10:04

    Seattle Sounders defeated Real Salt Lake 3-2 in overtime.

  • National

    Adrian Peterson reinstated by Vikings

    by CBS/AP on Sep 15, 9:32

    The Minnesota Vikings reinstated star running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, three days after benching him because he was facing a child-abuse charge in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf said the decision to bring back Peterson for practices and Sunday’s game at New Orleans was […]

  • Stories

    Fairbanks, Delta see record-high temperatures

    by Associated Press on Sep 15, 8:41

    Fairbanks has been known to have snow by September but that’s not the case this year. Temperatures on Saturday and Sunday broke or tied record highs. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1oPOfpR) reports the thermometer hit 76 degrees just before 4 p.m. Sunday. That beat the old record for the day of 73, set in 1938. […]

  • National

    Slideshow: Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics, Sept. 14

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 15, 7:58

    Despite matching the Oakland Athletics in hits, the Seattle Mariners fell 4-0 Sunday at Safeco Field in Seattle. They now trail Kansas City by a game and a half for the wildcard spot.

  • Forecasts

    Daybreak weather, Sept. 15

    by Brett Shepard on Sep 15, 7:50

    Cloudy skies today in Southcentral with light rain at times. Into the Southeast, dense fog will be found over southern portions of the Panhandle with showers to the north. In the Interior, skies will be mostly to partly cloudy with highs of 65 to 70. On the North Slope, skies will be mostly cloudy with […]

  • Local

    Man dies following Mat-Su boating accident

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 15, 7:39

    A man has died after a Sunday morning boating accident in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. At 8:40 a.m., Alaska State Troopers received a report that a personal locator beacon had been activated on Lake Louise, which is located near Glennallen. At 10:50 a.m., searchers located 42-year-old Brian Johnson and 45-year-old Jeffrey Watson floating about a mile […]

  • Crime

    In Anchorage, 2 stabbings both incidents of domestic violence

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 14, 19:44

    Police responded to two separate stabbing incidents in Anchorage on Sunday. Both were domestic violence-related, police say. The first occurred just after midnight at Taku Lake Park in South Anchorage. Police arrested Alison DelaRosa after she stabbed her boyfriend. The victim was transported to the hospital. The status of his condition is unknown at this time, police […]

  • Football Final

    Football Final on KTVA: Sept. 13

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 14, 17:36

  • National

    Slideshow: Washington gets win over Illinois, Sept. 13

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 14, 15:15

    The Washington Huskies dominated the Sept. 13 game against Illinois, winning 44-19.

  • National

    Slideshow: Seattle Mariners vs. Oakland Athletics, Sept. 13

    by KTVA Sports on Sep 14, 14:41

    The Oakland Athletics recorded a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday, Sept. 13.

  • State

    Health centers get money for expanded services

    by Associated Press on Sep 14, 13:27

    More than two dozen health centers in Alaska will receive federal funding to hire additional doctors and expand primary care services. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the $5.3 million in funding through the federal health care law will help the centers reach more than 7,700 new patients. The department estimates the […]

  • State

    3 rescued after plane goes down in Alaska

    by Associated Press on Sep 14, 12:21

    The Alaska Air National Guard says it rescued three people after a small plane went down near Beluga Mountain, northwest of Anchorage. The plane’s emergency locator beacon sent a signal to the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The Air National Guard’s rescue helicopter headed for the coordinates transmitted from the beacon […]