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Living donors make all the difference for kidney patients


Uber car service gears up to hit the streets of Anchorage


Wasilla crash kills driver of stolen vehicle


New contractor chosen to run Anchorage Safety Patrol


Anchorage massage parlor busted for prostitution




  • Crime

    Denali rangers investigate illegal moose killing

    by Associated Press on Sep 19, 7:57

    National Park Service officials say charges are pending in connection with two hunters who illegally shot a moose at Denali National Park and Preserve. Rangers investigated the shooting after it was reported Sunday evening as taking place in an area where sport hunting is prohibited. Officials say the two hunters are men from the Matanuska […]

  • Health

    Living donors make all the difference for kidney patients

    by Heather Hintze on Sep 19, 7:42

    It’s been a long fight against kidney disease for Stephanie Pickeral. She’s spent three days a week for the past 10 years going to dialysis. “It’s life-changing,” she said. “You have to plan your life. Your life is planned around being hooked up to this machine.” On Thursday she met with the Swedish Transplant Team […]

  • Local

    New requirements coming for public housing recipients

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 18, 23:27

    The clock is ticking for some people who live in public housing or get vouchers to help pay for their rent. The Alaska Housing Finance Corporation is now requiring clients who can work to pay a higher percentage of their rent every year. “Each year the percentage of rent that they pay will step up […]

  • News

    Anchorage massage parlor busted for prostitution

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 22:38

    The Anchorage Police Department says there’s a growing problem in Anchorage – spas and massage parlors that are really just a front for prostitution. Thursday, APD raided Rainbow Spa in Anchorage and arrested one woman for prostitution. Police say there were a number of girls not only living in the store, but also offering clients […]

  • Local

    Volunteers make quilts for Alaska veterans

    by Shannon Ballard on Sep 18, 22:22

    Women gather, stitching piece by piece, binding and fastening seams until they are strong. They’re spending three days making quilts. And as Patty Livingston would tell you, a quilt has the power to mend. “It’s something that they can kind of cling to,” Livingston said. “I’m from a military family, my husband is a Vietnam veteran, my […]

  • US/World

    Scotland rejects independence, remains in U.K.

    by CNN / AP on Sep 18, 22:03

    Last Updated Sep 19, 2014 1:35 AM EDT EDINBURGH, Scotland – Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result, announced early Friday, was the one favored by Britain’s political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to try to get Scottish voters to stay. It […]

  • Get Out

    September 18 fishing report

    by Carlos Faura on Sep 18, 21:18

      ANCHORAGE Lakes are getting colder — that’s better Trout in streams are OK Check regulations for closures MAT-SU Parks Highway streams good for rainbows Water is a bit high, tough wading Clarity is fine Stillwaters getting better KENAI PENINSULA Kenai River - water is up a bit Rainbow fishing is good Some silvers to be […]

  • Local

    New contractor chosen to run Anchorage Safety Patrol

    by Lauren Maxwell on Sep 18, 18:47

    Beginning Oct. 1, Anchorage will have a new contractor running the Anchorage Safety Patrol program, the service that picks up public inebriates off the streets and takes them to the sleep-off center downtown. Goldbelt Inc., a Native corporation based in Juneau, is taking over for NANA Management services, which held the contract for the last […]

  • News

    Fla. sheriff: 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

    by CNN / AP on Sep 18, 18:28

      A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida. Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz at a news conference identified the man as 51-year-old Don Spirit. He says the children ranged in age from 3 months to 10 years […]

  • National

    Obama: Vote shows U.S. is united against ISIS

    by Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News on Sep 18, 18:13

    Last Updated Sep 18, 2014 7:15 PM EDT With a bipartisan vote, the Senate on Thursday approved a request from President Obama to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, also known as ISIL), sending a bill to Mr. Obama for a final signature. The president said […]

  • Crime

    Wasilla crash kills driver of stolen vehicle

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 17:42

    The driver of a stolen vehicle died in a crash Thursday afternoon after attempting to run from Alaska State Troopers, according to a statement released by AST. The vehicle, which was previously reported stolen, was spotted at a Wasilla construction site at around 2:40 p.m., the statement went on to say. Minutes after the stolen […]

  • Forecasts

    Evening weather: Sept. 18

    by KTVA Weather on Sep 18, 17:30

    Kenai Peninsula and Prince William Sound Rain up and down the area with heavy rain at times. Southeast A front will push in rain to the whole Panhandle and there will be wind gusting to 40 mph in some locations. Interior Partly cloudy and dry for interior areas with some snow and rain and fog […]

  • Crime

    Police officer involved in fatal Wasilla shooting identified

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 15:00

    Updated: Thursday, Sept. 18 The Wasilla Police Department has identified the officer involved in Monday’s shooting as 28-year-old Andrew Kappler, a two-year veteran of the force. Kepler fired a single shot at Michel Bonty after he “made a threatening move” in the direction of another person inside the house, according to a statement from WPD. […]

  • State

    Funny River Five makes public debut at Minnesota Zoo

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 14:36

    Video courtesy the Minnesota Zoo Five wolf pups orphaned in this summer’s Funny River Fire made their public debut at their permanent home at the Minnesota Zoo Thursday morning. The Funny River Five was rescued by fire crews after the blaze scorched more than 200,000 acres on the Kenai Peninsula in May. The Alaska Zoo […]

  • State

    State proposes plan for road from Juneau

    by Associated Press on Sep 18, 14:02

    The state Transportation Department is proposing a $570-million road project that would help connect Juneau to Alaska’s main highway system. It is the department’s latest stab at the long-simmering project; a prior plan was knocked down by the courts for not looking at a fuller range of alternatives. The road would not be a direct […]

  • Local

    Police identify pedestrian killed in Muldoon collision

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 13:30

    Story originally published Sept. 17 and updated Sept. 18. Police have identified the pedestrian killed in a Wednesday morning collision in northeast Anchorage. Craig McCarty, 43, was trying to cross Muldoon Road toward the nearby Fred Meyer around 7 a.m. when he was hit by a southbound Honda Accord, said APD spokeswoman Anita Shell. McCarty was not […]

  • Local

    Road warriors not weary

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 18, 12:53

    The University of Alaska Anchorage machine rolls on. Anchorage native and All-American Katelynn Zanders recorded 10 kills and 8 digs while Julia Mackey posted 12 kills in UAA’s sweep of Simon Fraser 29-27, 25-22, 25-10. The Seawolves improved to (8-2, 2-0 GNAC) while the Clan slipped to (7-3, 1-1 GNAC). Sophomore Megan Hooe poured in […]

  • Football Final

    Knights to shine again?

    by Dave Goldman on Sep 18, 11:18

    After starting the season 4-0 Colony hit its first speed bump … and it took out the transmission. Now they’ve put it back. Lathrop shredded the Knights’ defense in a 49-28 loss, which made for a long bus ride back home. Despite the loss, Colony still holds the 5th spot in this week’s ASBN poll […]

  • State

    Interior Alaska hay harvest dampened by wet summer

    by Associated Press on Sep 18, 11:01

    Hay farmers in Alaska’s interior are frustrated that their plentiful crops have been dampened by record-breaking rainfall, providing few opportunities for harvesting. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/PRJ4x5) reports that it’s the second consecutive year that poor weather conditions have put a crimp in the interior hay crop. Wet hay is susceptible to mold or fire, […]

  • DayBreak

    Cup with the Chief: PFD crime prevention tips

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 10:46

    Some of us may have heard the saying, “more money, more problems,” which is certainly on the minds of officers at the Anchorage Police Department after the governor announced this year’s PFD amount Wednesday. For September’s monthly segment of “Cup with the Chief,” APD Chief Mark Mew joined Daybreak on the couch to share some PFD […]