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  • Alaska News

    5 new AST K-9 teams hit the streets

    by Dave Leval on May 26, 21:04

    Graduation Day at the Alaska State Troopers headquarters. Six AST K-9 units, and one from the Department of Corrections, are now better trained to find illegal drugs. Troopers now have six dog teams for drug detection, but, two of them, Mocha and Mak, are different; they’re the first dogs to not be trained to sniff […]

  • Crime

    Man guilty of raping woman with Down syndrome

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 26, 20:56

    An Anchorage man has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman with Down syndrome. Police say the assault occurred at a Penland Parkway trailer in June 2013. A witness told police that 36-year-old Michael Carl “raped the handicapped girl”. Carl will be sentenced in August; he could face up to 15 years in prison.

  • U.S. Politics

    Report: Kushner proposed secret communications with Russia

    by CBS News on May 26, 20:16

    President Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser, Jared Kushner, proposed to the Russian envoy that a secret communications channel could be set up between the transition team and the Kremlin, the Washington Post reported Friday. This would involve using Russian diplomatic facilities to prevent the monitoring of conversations between top Trump officials and Russia, according to […]

  • News

    A possible glimmer of hope for America’s ailing honeybees

    by CBS News/Associated Press on May 26, 20:12

    WASHINGTON — There’s a glimmer of hope for America’s ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday. Beekeepers lost 21 percent of their colonies over last winter, the annual Bee Informed Partnership survey found. That’s the lowest winter loss level since […]

  • Military

    US plans test of intercontinental-range missile intercept

    by CBS News/Associated Press on May 26, 20:04

    WASHINGTON — Preparing for North Korea’s growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down an intercontinental-range missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said Friday The American interceptor has a spotty track record, succeeding […]

  • Military

    Inside the Gates: National Guardsman brews success

    by Bonney Bowman on May 26, 19:58

    Like many careers, full-time Alaska National Guardsmen have busy lives. But many members still find time for hobbies, like one who brews award-winning beer. Lieutenant Colonel Britt Reed invented the Blackhawk Bock, a traditional German-style beer. Despite a demanding job as commander of the National Guard Blackhawk helicopter unit on Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson, he said […]

  • Marijuana News

    Juneau: The Amsterdam of Alaska?

    by Liz Raines on May 26, 19:52

    Could Juneau become one of the biggest destinations for pot tourism in the world? The City and marijuana retailers are hopeful. More than 10,000 tourists a day will step onto the docks in downtown Juneau this season. Even if just 10 percent of them were interested in consuming cannabis, that’s a thousand people; the City and […]

  • Alaska News

    Troopers, APD step up patrols for holiday weekend

    by Heather Hintze on May 26, 17:42

    People headed out of town for the long holiday weekend might notice extra traffic enforcement, as Governor Bill Walker has asked Alaska State Troopers to work together with the Anchorage Police Department to keep the Seward Highway safe over Memorial Day weekend. APD will have officers from mile 112 near McHugh Creek to mile 75 […]

  • Crime

    DA: Anchorage man may have sex trafficked dozens

    by Shannon Ballard on May 26, 17:27

    An Anchorage man charged with multiple sex trafficking crimes appeared before a judge on Friday. So far, three women have spoken out against 31-year-old Deon Daniels. He now faces six felony charges for the alleged sex trafficking crimes. Daniels sat quietly during his first court appearance and entered a not guilty plea on all charges– five […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Northern Lights Blvd. to be closed this weekend

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 26, 16:59

    A section of Northern Lights Boulevard will be closed all of Memorial Day weekend as crews conduct work connected to a waterline rehabilitation project. Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility says the project will replace aging infrastructure that is corroding and breaking under the high-traffic roadway, as well as upsizing the water main in an effort […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Trump’s budget cuts West Coast quake warning system funding

    by Associated Press on May 26, 16:48

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal would cut funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state. The system being developed in conjunction with various universities is intended at providing critical seconds of warning when an earthquake has started and potentially dangerous shaking is imminent. Veteran seismologist Lucy […]

  • Military

    U.S. Navy aircraft intercepted by Chinese jets, Pentagon says

    by CBS News/Associated Press on May 26, 16:24

    WASHINGTON — Two Chinese aircraft conducted an unprofessional intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over the South China Sea, the Pentagon said Friday, marking the second time in about a week that the U.S. has complained about unsafe Chinese operations in the region. Navy Cdr. Gary Ross said the Navy P-3 Orion was operating […]

  • Military

    Deceased members of WWII Alaska militia honored

    by Bonney Bowman on May 26, 15:14

    More than 70 years ago, 6400 Alaska Natives answered the call to serve. The Alaska Territorial Guard patrolled the coasts against threat of invasion from 1942 to 1947, but, when World War II ended, their service was forgotten. It wasn’t until the year 2000 when Senator Ted Stevens started the effort to recognize and properly thank […]

  • News

    Senator releases report on Wounded Warrior Project spending

    by CBS News on May 26, 15:09

    WASHINGTON — Last year, CBS News met Erick Millette, one of dozens of former employees who shared concerns about Wounded Warrior Project’s spending and programs for veterans. “You’re using our injuries, our darkest days, our hardships, to make money. So you can have these big parties,” Millette said in January last year. Sen. Chuck Grassley […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Don’t call 911 to report mommy moose on the Glenn

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 26, 14:53

    Anchorage Police say they’re being inundated with 911 calls reporting a moose with her newly-born calves off the Glenn Highway– and they want you to stop calling. The mommy moose and her twins are on the inbound side of Glenn Highway near the Fort Rich overpass, near where she gave birth several days ago. Wildlife […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Interior secretary Zinke to visit Alaska this weekend

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 26, 14:16

    Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will make his first trip to Alaska this weekend since being confirmed to the position. The announcement was made Friday in a joint press release from the Alaska Congressional Delegation. Zinke will travel to the 49th state alongside U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and other unnamed senators on Saturday. His visit, which is part […]

  • DayBreak

    Story Time with Aunt Phil: The WWII battle on the Aleutian chain

    by Laurel Downing Bill on May 26, 12:52

    The battle for the Aleutians became – in proportion to the number of opposing troops – one of the most expensive battles in the Pacific, second only to Iwo Jima. It later was described as the most difficult and dangerous in all modern warfare. U.S. infantry made the first amphibious island landing in its history […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: Termination Dust

    by Daybreak Staff on May 26, 12:15

    Dream-pop band Termination Dust will play at the Williwaw in Downtown Anchorage Friday, May 26. They will join The Modern Savage and Alex the Lion. The quartet has released one album, “Familiar Eyes,” which can be purchased on Bandcamp.com. To keep up with the band, you can visit their Facebook page. The concert starts at […]

  • Weather News

    Holiday weekend forecast brings variety of weather conditions to Southcentral Alaska

    by Rachael Penton on May 26, 12:10

    If you’re spending some time outdoors in Southcentral Alaska this weekend, be prepared for a variety of weather conditions. A showery weather pattern will keep conditions damp and cooler than normal through Memorial Day. Friday will bring areas of sunshine and mostly dry conditions to start, but scattered showers will again develop across the area during […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: May 26, 2017

    by Daybreak Staff on May 26, 11:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control: Brett: Brett is a handsome, energetic, playful and affectionate 9-year old boy. He’s a friendly dog who smiles at everyone he meets. Rocky: Rocky is just one of 24 cats up for adoption. All of them would just love a forever home. Caption contest winner: This week’s caption contest […]