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  • Crime

    Wash. man charged with murdering, stealing from Ketchikan doctor

    by Chris Klint on Jul 21, 14:10

    A Washington man is accused of murdering a Ketchikan doctor at his home earlier this year, after local police say he transferred large sums of cash from the victim’s bank accounts and tried to send three shipping containers of goods from the home Outside. Jordan Joplin, 32, was indicted Friday by a Ketchikan grand jury […]

  • DayBreak

    Fashion Friday: summer trends

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 21, 12:42

    For fashion, keep it simple this summer. Experts at the 5th Avenue Mall say the trend this year for men is lighter, natural colors with subtle prints. For women, it’s easy elegance; think floral prints, ruffles and slip-on shoes. Watch the video above for some outfit ideas and summer looks.

  • Crime

    Man gets 25-year sentence in 2014 Anchorage sexual assault

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 21, 12:08

    An Anchorage man was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison with five years suspended, for a violent sexual assault against a woman more than two years ago. Superior Court Judge Kevin Saxby handed down 31-year-old Asad Nur’s sentence on Thursday, according to a statement from Anchorage District Attorney Clint Campion’s office. An Anchorage jury […]

  • Adopt-a-Pet

    Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet: July 21, 2017

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 21, 12:00

    From Anchorage Animal Care and Control: Your next adventure buddy awaits: This week is going to the dogs. If you’re looking for an energetic dog to be your new companion then one of these could be your match. Head down to the shelter to meet Snoopy, Oxford, Nala or Bruce who are all looking for […]

  • Mic Check in the Morning

    Mic Check in the Morning: The Super Saturated Sugar Strings

    by Daybreak Staff on Jul 21, 10:51

    The Super Saturated Sugar Strings are releasing their new album, “All Their Many Miles,” and are inviting Alaska to help them celebrate. The party starts at 7 p.m. July 27 at the 49th State Brewing Company on 3rd Avenue in Downtown Anchorage. Before that, the group will play at the University of Alaska Anchorage’s GooseFest […]

  • News

    This weekend in Southcentral Alaska

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 21, 10:45

    Cardboard City When: 5 p.m. July 21 to 8 a.m. July 22 Location: Alaska State Fairgrounds, green entrance Price: $50 per person Spend the night in a cardboard box and raise money to end homelessness Mat-Su Fiber Festival When: July 22 and 23 Location: Alaska State Fairgrounds All-ages Dog Jog When: July 22, 9 a.m. […]

  • Politics

    Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

    by CBS News on Jul 21, 9:07

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett has confirmed. Spicer resigned Friday morning, shortly after President Trump selected Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. Scaramucci’s hiring was a factor in his resignation, as was Spicer’s diminishing role in the White House, Garrett reports. A source with direct […]

  • Crime

    Suspect’s struggle over gun with Anchorage police leads to attempted-murder charges

    by Chris Klint on Jul 21, 8:51

    A man who Anchorage police say fired a gun during an altercation with two officers earlier this week has been arrested on a series of charges, including attempted murder. Court records show Pagopago Beefcake Lelilio, 29, also facing seven other counts of assault, weapons misconduct and reckless endangerment in the Wednesday encounter. A criminal complaint […]

  • News

    Hawaii starting campaign to help people plan for North Korea attack

    by CBS News on Jul 21, 7:42

    HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency is kicking off an educational campaign aimed at helping residents and visitors figure out what to do if the state is targeted in a nuclear missile attack from North Korea, reports CBS Honolulu affiliate KGMB. The agency said the threat to the islands from the rogue nation is […]

  • News

    Dirt at burned Juneau playground safe, city engineers say

    by Associated Press on Jul 21, 7:32

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – City engineers have determined the dirt at a Juneau playground that burned down in April is not contaminated. The Juneau Empire reported Thursday that after crews finished cleaning up the Twin Lakes Playground, city engineers tested the dirt and found it to be safe. The next step is reseeding the area […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    1 dead in Glenn Highway wreck near Sutton

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 21, 6:24

    A driver was killed Thursday night during a single-vehicle crash on the Glenn Highway near Sutton, which remains under investigation by Alaska State Troopers. A brief online dispatch about the crash at Mile 68 of the Glenn, released early Friday, said troopers responded to the scene at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday. “Investigation revealed the vehicle […]

  • Reality Check w/ John Tracy

    Reality Check: Sen. Murkowski vote to not repeal Obamacare

    by John Tracy on Jul 20, 22:58

    Senator Lisa Murkowski was one of three who said she would not vote to repeal Obamacare without a plan to replace it. Her party accused her of breaking the promise she made to repeal Obamacare. In this week’s Reality Check, John Tracy says Senator Murkowski is one of the few Senate Republicans keeping their promise […]

  • Alaska News

    Linda McMahon visits Alaska on her ‘Ignite’ tour

    by KTVA Web Staff on Jul 20, 22:29

    When you think of Alaska you may think oil — not so, says one of President Donald Trump’s cabinet members, who’s in Alaska touring small businesses. Linda McMahon is the head of the U.S. small business administration. Thursday, she visited 49th State Brewing Company in Anchorage. It’s part of her “Ignite” tour, visiting all 68 offices […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Woman thinks people who helped her get to the hospital likely stole her car

    by Steffi Lee on Jul 20, 22:24

    Jessica Clark says the people who helped her with her medical emergency, were likely the ones who drove off with her car. “I’m just grateful they took me to the hospital when they did,” she said. Clark said she pulled over late Tuesday night near Boniface Parkway when she started to realize she needed medical […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage could face $20 million deficit next year, city departments told to prepare for cuts

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jul 20, 21:44

    Anchorage could be looking at a budget deficit as high as $20 million next year, according to Municipal Management and Budget Director Lance Wilber. He said the number is still a guess, but city departments are being told to prepare for cuts. Wilber said he’s asked each department, with the exception of “first responders” (police […]

  • US/World

    Deadly earthquake shakes Greece, Turkey

    by CBS News on Jul 20, 21:33

    2. #Greece 6.7 or 6.9 magnitude Earthquake. 2 dead. First images out of #Kos, credit: https://t.co/GfmXtx6DDD pic.twitter.com/PngaswiUWt — Το Ρωμέικο (@RomeikoCalendar) July 21, 2017 KOS, Greece — A powerful earthquake shook the Greek island of Kos early Friday morning, damaging several buildings and the main port, killing at least two people and causing more than […]

  • Aviation

    Ban on laptops in airplane cabins lifted, federal officials say

    by CBS News on Jul 20, 21:14

    DALLAS — The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the U.S. is over, federal officials said Thursday as large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security. Those measures include checking electronic devices to make sure they don’t contain a bomb, and pulling more people […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Same-sex bathroom signatures submitted

    by Lauren Maxwell on Jul 20, 20:03

    A group that wants mandate same-sex bathrooms in Anchorage said it’s gathered the necessary signatures to get the issue on the April ballot, although the city clerk must still approve them. Supporters dropped off what they said was close to 85-hundred signatures at the Municipal Clerk’s office Thursday morning. Supporters dropped off what they said […]

  • Alaska Politics

    With construction projects behind schedule, lawmakers plan return to Juneau

    by Liz Raines on Jul 20, 19:53

    Lawmakers say they’re close to a budget deal for construction projects statewide. The Legislature is planning to take it up in Juneau next Thursday. Timing on the measure is key. Some projects in Anchorage are already behind schedule without it. The Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT) says maintenance on a stretch of road near Tudor Road […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Fish waste fiasco: Bird Ridge trailhead remains closed

    by Bonney Bowman on Jul 20, 19:39

    The main trailhead for Bird Ridge is still shut down, two days after someone illegally dumped 300 pounds of fish waste in the parking lot. Chugach State Park rangers say that was like ringing the dinner bell for every bear in the area. Small pieces of flesh and bone are all that’s left of a […]