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  • Alaska

    Shungnak boy dies following shooting mishap

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 14:55

    A 7-year-old boy has died after he and other children were playing with a pistol they mistook for a toy and the firearm discharged, Alaska State Troopers say. Wednesday night, the Shungnak Village Public Safety Officer notified troopers in Kotzebue “of an incident involving a child,” according to an online dispatch posted Thursday afternoon. Troopers responded […]

  • Get Out

    Get Out: Fur Rondy carnival

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 14:48

    In search of a thrill and a challenge, Brett Shepard heads to the Fur Rondy carnival to check out the rides and see if he can win big at some of the games.

  • Alaska

    Carpeneti resigns from Bethel DA’s office

    by Daysha Eaton / KYUK Radio on Mar 06, 13:53

    Prosecutor Chris Carpeneti has resigned from his position at the Bethel district attorney’s office. His resignation comes about two weeks after the firing of Bethel District Attorney June Stein. While working in the office Sunday, February 22nd, Stein received a letter, hand-delivered from a Deputy Attorney General of her “impending release.” Stein says the letter […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Uber puts the brakes on its free service in Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 12:21

    Ride-sharing service Uber says it is stopping its free service in the Municipality of Anchorage. The pause — effective Friday at noon — on services comes after Uber says it has tried to work with the city to come up with guidelines both parties could agree on, according to a blog post written by Uber’s […]

  • DayBreak

    Mr. Fur Face preview part 3: David Traver remembers his quest for a title

    by Rick Rysso on Mar 06, 11:45

    The late Larry Smith inspired David Traver at a young age. He idolized Smith, a Mr. Fur Face champion of the ’70s and ’80s. Traver was close friends with Smith’s son growing up and remembers several sleepovers, during which Smith would bring home his Fur Face hardware. “As kids we used to wait up at […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Producer: ‘Hunter Killer’ not dead, just postponed

    by Lauren Maxwell on Mar 06, 11:07

    The producer of a major motion picture that was supposed to film in Whittier this spring said the movie project isn’t dead it’s just been postponed. Scott Lumpkin is executive producer for the film “Hunter Killer,” a U.S.-Russian spy thriller featuring submarines. Lumpkin confirmed the movie will be shooting heavily outside the state, but he […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    New exhibit at Anchorage Museum aims to spark creativity

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 06, 9:25

    Staff with the Anchorage Museum’s Spark!Lab use a hands-off approach to encourage hands-on learning for kids. It’s one of just a few labs outside the original at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

  • Forecasts

    Daybreak weather, March 6

    by KTVA Weather on Mar 06, 8:59

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Whiskey and Blues

    by Megan Mazurek on Mar 06, 8:55

    Fury Rondy and Iditarod aren’t the only events scheduled this weekend. Whiskey and Blues take over the Dena’ina Center Saturday, March 7. Blues musician Marquise Knox will perform while a whiskey connoisseur shares his knowledge of single-malt whiskeys during the nosing and tasting presentation. “Normally you get a nosing glass, like a little tulip, [and] […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

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

    by Daybreak Staff on Mar 06, 8:27

    No plans for today? Here’s an idea: play ball, play tug, take a walk, play ball, play tug. Signed, Bailey Bailey is a 1-and-a-half-year-old spayed pit bull who thinks the world is her playpen. She is a busy girl who will jump from one activity to the next, pausing for a moment to cuddle and […]

  • State

    Legislature passes halfway point

    by Rhonda McBride on Mar 06, 8:17

    Just like the Iditarod, there are trail markers along the way during a legislative session. Thursday was Day 45, the halfway point of the 90-day session. And just like the Iditarod this year, there are unusual circumstances this session, which are requiring lawmakers to do things differently than they’ve done in the past. Among the […]

  • Crime

    State jury convicts 3 men in 2012 Anchorage home invasion

    by Associated Press on Mar 06, 7:29

    An Anchorage jury has convicted three men of a 2012 home invasion that seriously injured a resident inside. State prosecutors say 28-year-old Richard Arlen Erdman, 26-year-old Taylor Ross Smith and 21-year-old James Earl Smith were convicted of robbery, burglary, felony assault and theft. Prosecutors say the three and an unidentified fourth man on Aug. 9, […]

  • Local

    Powerful national group funnels funds into Anchorage mayoral race

    by Kate McPherson on Mar 06, 7:11

    The President of Americans for Prosperity, Tim Phillips, says he visited Alaska this week to work with the local chapter as they try to persuade the Legislature not to expand Medicaid. Phillips also used his visit to speak about his group’s decision to get involved in the Anchorage mayoral race. “We think it’s a good role […]

  • Iditarod

    Official 2015 Iditarod race order

    by KTVA Sports on Mar 05, 23:37

    The field is set for the 43rd running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The mushers met Thursday night at the annual Iditarod Banquet in downtown Anchorage. They mingled with fans, signed autographs and took photos inside a crowded Dena’ina Convention Center. First out of the gate will be rookie musher Rob Cooke and […]

  • Health

    Anchorage couple cooks up marijuana business

    by Shannon Ballard on Mar 05, 23:08

    It’s hard to go wrong with a simple brownie recipe. Chelsea Deming says she grew up in the kitchen. When she got together with her boyfriend, Derek Herre, she began adding one more special ingredient to her recipes — marijuana. “He realized that would be a good way for him to medicate without having to smoke,” […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Child struck by vehicle in East Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 05, 22:53

    A child riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle Thursday night near the intersection of East 20th Avenue and Aleutian Street. Anchorage police say a call regarding the incident was received just before 10 p.m. A vehicle traveling eastbound on Aleutian Street struck the child, who was not wearing a helmet, according to Anchorage Police […]

  • US/World

    Boston Marathon bombing survivor writes letter to Tsarnaev

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Mar 05, 19:53

    Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory says it took nearly two years, but she is no longer afraid of the man accused in the attack, CBS station WBZ-TV reports. Rebekah lost a leg in the bombings and was among the first witnesses to testifyagainst Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday. To Rebekah, the written letter is not a lost art. […]

  • US/World

    Suspect in U.S. ambassador attack well-known to police

    by CBS News/Associated Press on Mar 05, 19:47

    The man named as the assailant in a knife attack that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea was well-known among police and activists as one of a hard-core group of protesters willing to use violence to highlight their causes. Purported U.S. interference in Korean affairs appeared to be the main grievance of Kim Ki-jong, 55, who […]

  • Alaska

    University sends out climate survey on sexual assault

    by Lauren Maxwell on Mar 05, 19:44

    The University of Alaska is asking some very personal questions of more than 15,000 students, staff and faculty. The so-called “Climate Survey” was sent out by email on Monday to students at every campus around the state. The anonymous survey asks specific questions about whether the recipients have experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault on […]

  • Alaska

    After years with SeaLife Center, beloved Steller sea lion dies

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Mar 05, 17:25

    A 21-year-old Steller sea lion that was a favorite among staff and visitors has died following complications with bone degeneration, the Alaska SeaLife Center announced. Sugar was humanely euthanized Wednesday, the Seward facility said in a press release. Because of her age, veterinarians had been monitoring her health. She had not previously displayed signs of […]