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  • State

    BP reaches settlement on oil-related spills

    by Associated Press on Jul 25, 16:31

    BP Exploration Alaska has agreed to settle a complaint with the state and federal governments over four oil-related spills on Alaska’s North Slope from 2007 to 2011. The complaint and proposed settlement were filed in federal court Friday. The proposed settlement calls for a $450,000 penalty, $180,100 of which would go to the state with […]

  • US/World

    Israel, Hamas reportedly agree to 12-hour truce

    by CBS/AP on Jul 25, 16:16

    There may be a pause in the war in Gaza. Hamas, which controls the 32-mile-long Palestinian homeland, announced Friday it will cease fire for 12 hours Saturday. A senior U.S. official says Israel has also agreed to the pause, although that has not been confirmed directly from Israel. The ceasefire was negotiated by U.S. Secretary […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage psychiatrist indicted for Medicaid fraud

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 15:16

    A federal grand jury has indicted an Anchorage doctor on 18 felony counts of Medicaid billing fraud. Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh, 39, of Anchorage is also charged with committing a scheme to defraud Medicaid, tampering with evidence in an investigation and 15 counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance. Ghosh is the founder of Ghosh Psychiatric […]

  • DayBreak

    Meet Molly, this week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 14:21

    Meet Molly, an adult, female Rottweiler mix. Very gentle, easygoing and mellow, Molly is attentive, eager to please and easy to walk and handle. She enjoys being with people, is a good fetch player, will sit nicely for treats and take them gently. She has some guarding around rawhide toys. Molly will make a pleasant […]

  • DayBreak

    Mic Check in the Morning: Small Kine

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 14:12

    The U.S. Air Force Band, Small Kine, is in town for the Arctic Thunder air show. The band members are set to perform Friday from 5-8 p.m. in Town Square Park, Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, July 27 in Talkeetna from 5-7 p.m. and July 29 at the Loussac Library from […]

  • Local

    Cancer survivor completes epic journey

    by Shannon Ballard on Jul 25, 13:49

    Sam Dresel looks at his life in moments, and pulling up to the “Welcome to Anchorage” sign Tuesday was a big one. He just completed the motorcycle ride of a lifetime, logging more than 2,300 miles from the Pacific to the Arctic Ocean and documenting the entire 10-day trip. “It’s been a big dream of […]

  • US/World

    Comments sought on possible Beaufort lease sale

    by Associated Press on Jul 25, 13:44

    A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible new lease sale in the Alaska Arctic. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to take comments on areas in the Beaufort Sea that have the most promising oil and gas potential. The agency says it also wants to learn more about environmentally sensitive […]

  • Local

    Glenn Highway rollover prompts Muldoon ramp closure

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 13:32

    Anchorage police and medics responded to a single-vehicle rollover crash on a Glenn Highway exit near Muldoon Road early Friday afternoon. Dani Myren, a spokeswoman for the Anchorage Police Department, said the call came in just before 1 p.m., when an SUV flipped into a wooded area on the southbound side of the highway at […]

  • State

    Court rejects benefit denial in same-sex case

    by Associated Press on Jul 25, 10:45

    The Alaska Supreme Court has rejected the denial of survivor benefits to a woman whose same-sex partner was shot to death on the job in 2011. The high court, in an opinion Friday, held this was a violation of equal protection. It sent the case back to a workers’ compensation commission for further consideration. Deborah […]

  • DayBreak

    Hallo Bay bears give economic boost to neighboring community

    by James Gaddis on Jul 25, 10:44

    Making people “Bear Aware” isn’t the only benefit of Hallo Bay Bear Camp. It also provides an economic boost across the bay. Located inside Katmai National Park and Preserve, Hallo Bay’s base of operations is in Homer. The town’s Chamber of Commerce has 500 members, 12 of which are flightseeing and bear watching companies like […]

  • Local

    Rain halts Bucs play until Friday

    by Dave Goldman on Jul 25, 10:07

    Even the hearty Alaska spirit has a limit. The Bucs and Miners made it to the fourth inning of their game Thursday at Mulcahy Stadium: Mother Nature saw to it that’s as far as they would go. With the Miners on top 3-2 in a steady downpour and players sliding all over, the head coaches and umpires […]

  • Forecasts

    Daybreak weather, July 25

    by Brett Shepard on Jul 25, 8:51

    Expect rain today in Southcentral with skies clearing out for the weekend. In the southeast, skies will cloudy with rain for Friday. In the Interior, skies will also be gray with rain at times. On the North Slope skies will be mostly cloudy. Out west, skies will be mostly to partly sunny. Into the southwest, […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Anchorage Mini Maker Faire celebrates local do-it-yourselfers

    by Hope Miller on Jul 25, 7:56

    Imagine your childhood school science fair without the grades and with cooler gadgets, and you might have an idea for what’s in store at Saturday’s Anchorage Mini Maker Faire. Starting at noon, you can head down to the Loussac Library to mingle with local techies, tinkerers, crafters and everyone in between to see Alaskans show off […]

  • News

    Season of hope on the Yukon: A taste of success

    by Rhonda McBride on Jul 25, 7:40

    With so many species of salmon to eat, Alaskans have so much to choose from; among them sockeyes, silvers and kings. Chums are not a particularly popular fish. In fact, they’re often referred to as “dog salmon” because in many parts of the state, they were traditionally used to feed sled dog teams. But the […]

  • News

    Season of hope on the Yukon: A fish by any other name

    by Rhonda McBride on Jul 25, 7:15

    When king salmon numbers went south on the Yukon River, it put an end to what had been a lucrative commercial fishing industry on the lower river. Fishermen then pinned their hopes on another species of salmon — the chum — which has a mixed reputation in Alaska. The Yukon Delta Fisheries Development Association, the […]

  • State

    Earthquakes occur in 4 parts of Alaska

    by Associated Press on Jul 25, 6:15

    Seismologists in Alaska say earthquakes have jolted four different parts of the state in the last 12 hours. A magnitude-5.9 quake was among several that occurred around the same location early Friday in southeast Alaska. The U.S. Geological Survey says people in Juneau, about 100 miles east, felt light shaking. An unrelated magnitude-4.3 earthquake was […]

  • Crime

    Unsolved Anchorage murder frustrates family

    by Kate McPherson on Jul 24, 22:32

    It’s a life of daily heartache for Aylett Hanson’s family. “We cry about it every day,” said sister Melia Strickler. Hanson was 31 years old when his body was discovered on the afternoon of Jan. 23. He was found dead in his vehicle in a parking lot of the 2600 block of Spenard Road. Police […]

  • Crime

    Troopers: $158,000 worth of marijuana seized

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 24, 21:38

    Authorities seized thousands of dollars worth of marijuana plants in an Anchorage home earlier this month. On July 10, investigators executed a search warrant as part of an ongoing investigation and discovered 79 live plants, processed pot and more than $5,000 cash in a home off of West 71st Court, according to Alaska State Troopers. […]

  • Local

    Thunderbirds fly into Anchorage for Arctic Thunder

    by Bonney Bowman on Jul 24, 21:11

    The Thunderbirds are the big attraction this weekend at Arctic Thunder 2014, but for one of the pilots, Alaska is the main event. “You can’t find more scenic, beautiful terrain and a great place again to put on an air show,” said Thunderbird pilot Maj. Curtis Dougherty. For two years, Dougherty has thrilled crowds as […]

  • Get Out

    July 24 fishing report

    by Tony Weaver on Jul 24, 20:58

    Seward:  Driftwood Bay and Day Harbor have been a silver salmon hotspot recently. Also try Pony Cove.  Halibut fishing is good east toward Montague Island.  Lingcod fishing outside of Resurrection Bay is good.  Homer:  Halibut fishing success has been fair to good.  Anglers are reporting increased catches of coho salmon near Point Adams.  Anglers are […]