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  • Local

    Parnell has closed meeting at JBER with Guard members

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 19, 15:49

    Gov. Sean Parnell met with Alaska National Guard members today. Parnell, who is commander-in-chief of the Alaska National Guard, held the meeting to addressing changes that are being implemented within the Guard. This comes after the Guard’s administration has withstood harsh criticism for allegations of sexual assault, fraud and other misconduct. An investigation into the Guard resulted […]

  • Local

    Police investigate woman’s death after crash in midtown Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 18, 19:11

    Police are investigating the cause of death of an adult female who was involved in a midtown car collision Friday night. The driver of a white SUV ran a stop sign and collided with a sedan taxi near the intersection of E. 40th Avenue and Denali Street just after 7:30 p.m. Friday, according to Anchorage Police Department […]

  • Local

    Anchorage police locate missing 6-year-old boy

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 18, 17:09

    Updated: Gage Macgregor has been found safe. Original story The Anchorage Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating 6-year-old Gage Macgregor. Gage was last seen Saturday afternoon in the Abbott Loop area of Anchorage. According to APD, Gage was last seen leaving his residence on foot, near E. 84th Avenue and Elmore Road, just […]

  • State

    KTVA wins 10 Goldie Awards

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 18, 12:49

    KTVA 11 News took home 10 Goldie Awards, including Best Television Newscast, Friday night at the annual awards gala put on by the Alaska Broadcasters Association. Held at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel, the 2014 Goldie Awards brought recognition to Alaska broadcasters for outstanding presentations in the industry. KTVA won 10 awards total, nine of which […]

  • Weather

    Multiple earthquakes hit Kenai Peninsula

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 22:13

    Two earthquakes occurred back-to-back on the Kenai Peninsula Friday night, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck at 9:32 p.m. about 40 miles northeast of Homer, Alaska. Just four minutes later, a 3.6-magnitude quake occurred at 9:36 p.m. approximately 80 miles southwest of Anchorage. Those two quakes were followed by a […]

  • Local

    Anchorage Assembly tackles Uber issues

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 17:31

    The Anchorage Assembly has formed a subcommittee to dig into the legal issues surrounding Uber; the ride-sharing company currently blocked from charging customers for business within the municipality. Subcommittee members held a work session on the subject Friday afternoon. They heard from a municipal attorney, Uber’s Alaska manager and a lawyer representing Anchorage taxi companies. […]

  • Crime

    Man charged with making airport threat

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 15:43

    A 52-year-old Alaskan faces a felony charge of second-degree terroristic threatening after allegedly telling police that the next plane to take off from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport would explode. Joe E. Cunningham placed the call to the Anchorage Police Department around 9 p.m. Oct. 11, according to charging documents filed in Anchorage District Court. […]

  • DayBreak

    Reality show star talks about life along the Yukon

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 14:24

    Alaska is no stranger to reality shows. The state seems to get endless attention for the types of characters you find or the subsistence lifestyle many in the Lower 48 aren’t accustomed to. The Discovery Channel’s “Yukon Men” is in its third season. It showcases some of Tanana’s people as they hunt, fish and even […]

  • DayBreak

    Meet Bayleigh: This week’s Daybreak Adopt-A-Pet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 13:04

    Meet Bayleigh, a 6-year-old spayed female Doberman mix. She is sweet and gentle, playful and friendly. She enjoys playing fetch and outings of any kind, but most of all she loves being with people. She is well-mannered on a leash and always checks in with her handler. Bayleigh is a little shy at first, but warms […]

  • DayBreak

    Aces announcer, Kelly Cup visit Daybreak for season sneak peek

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 12:09

    Get your cowbells ready, the boys in glacier blue are back! The Alaska Aces season officially kicks off Friday. Play-by-play announcer Mike Benton stopped by the KTVA 11 Daybreak studios with the Kelly Cup on hand for a sneak peek into the 2014-2015 hockey season. All summer the Kelly Cup has made its rounds throughout […]

  • State

    U.S. Supreme Court denies state’s request for stay in same-sex marriage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 11:36

    The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the state’s request to halt same-sex marriages pending appeal. Justice Anthony Kennedy denied the request in a written order Friday. The denial comes after U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess ruled Sunday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional, overturning an amendment approved by voters in 1998. […]

  • Crime

    Troopers seek Fairbanks halfway house escapee

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 10:37

    Alaska State Troopers are looking for another escapee from the Northstar Center in Fairbanks. Cody Ladig, 35, of Fairbanks ran from the center Thursday around 9:30 p.m., according to an online dispatch posted Friday morning. Troopers were notified about his disappearance at about 11 p.m. Thursday night. Ladig was sentenced and furloughed Sept. 15 for […]

  • DayBreak

    On the couch with video blogger Cory Williams

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 9:12

    KTVA 11′s Daybreak caught up with Cory Williams, better known to his fans as “Mr. Safety” and also known as DudeLikeHELLA on YouTube to talk about his experience and life as a video blogger, or vlogger, now living in Alaska. To many Alaskans, the sound of skipping rocks on a frozen lake isn’t new or impressive. […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police investigate death of missing woman

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 21:47

    The death of a woman who went missing nearly a month ago is under investigation as a homicide, according to the Anchorage Police Department. In a brief statement released Thursday evening, APD said 54-year-old Irma Williams’ body was discovered in Mountain View Wednesday morning. Williams, who lived in the neighborhood, was last seen in mid-September, […]

  • Campaign 2014

    Show Me the Money: Bristol Bay and Campaign Finance

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 21:04

    Show Me the Money: Alaska’s Fiscal Future Four issues that could change the fortunes of Alaska… Four issues that have divided us… Four issues that will unite us as we go to the polls Nov. 4th… How can you prosper in the ever-changing landscape of living life in the 49th state?   Oct. 9 @ 9 p.m. […]

  • State

    Alaska seeks stay from U.S. Supreme Court in same-sex marriage case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 14:24

    After asking for stays from a U.S. District Court judge and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the state of Alaska is now asking for an emergency stay from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to halt same-sex marriages in Alaska. The application was filed Thursday, a day before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ stay […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police seek public’s help in locating felon

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 11:39

    UPDATE: William Virgil Gulliford, 26, was arrested Thursday after a citizen spotted him in Spenard, police said. The Anchorage Police Department is asking for your help in locating 26-year-old William Virgil Gulliford. Gulliford is wanted on a felony warrant for violating his probation tied to an attempted Sexual Assault of a Minor conviction, according to APD. […]

  • DayBreak

    Cup with the Chief: AFN general safety tips

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 10:54

    The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is the largest annual gathering of Alaska Natives in our state. For some, it means traveling to a big city for the first time. In this month’s Cup with the Chief, Anchorage police Chief Mark Mew stopped by to share some crime-prevention tips for AFN attendees on how to […]

  • State

    Great Alaska Shakeout scheduled for Thursday morning

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 7:41

    The state will drop, cover and hold on Thursday morning. The Great Alaska Shakeout, a statewide earthquake drill, takes place at 10:16 a.m. Officials say the magnitude 6.2 quake in Alaska last month proved many people didn’t know what to do during or after an earthquake. They stress the “drop, cover and hold on” method […]

  • State

    Appeals court grants Alaska temporary delay of same-sex marriages

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 15, 16:06

    The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has granted the state of Alaska a temporary stay on same-sex marriages. In a court order filed Wednesday, the court has granted a temporary stay on the district court’s Sunday decision that ruled the state’s ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. The stay is in effect until 11 a.m. […]