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  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Faster than a Falcon: Kids, parents race to beat mascot in Mountain View 5K

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 30, 11:34

    Participants of the seventh-annual Faster Than a Falcon 5K run took off through Mountain View Saturday morning, hoping to win a special prize. The goal for racers each year is to beat a costumed “falcon” runner to the finish line for a special prize. This year’s “falcon” runner was dressed as a raven, who joked, […]

  • Iditarod

    Iditarod bans Travis Beals entry into 2017 race, says it will review regulations

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 29, 11:51

    Musher Travis Beals will not be allowed to race in the 2017 Iditarod, according to a statement released by the Iditarod Trail Committee (ITC) Friday. Beals will also not be allowed future entry into the Iditarod for an “indefinite period of time beyond 2017,” pending his completion of a court-mandated treatment program. “The Iditarod Trail Committee […]

  • Crime

    Drunk driver arrested after ramming garage at Governor’s Mansion

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 29, 10:03

    A Juneau man was arrested Thursday evening after his car was discovered stuck in the construction fencing near the capitol building shortly before 11 p.m. Alexander Oliphant, 49, was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and charged with refusing to submit to a breathalyzer, according to a release from Juneau police. After he was arrested, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Injuries reported in two-vehicle Sand Lake area crash

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 29, 8:26

    Updated at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 29 Anchorage police and fire crews responded to a crash with injuries involving two vehicles near the intersection of Jewel Lake Road and Raspberry Road around 8 a.m. Friday. The northbound lanes of Jewel Lake Rd. were closed at Raspberry Road as crews worked to clear the scene. […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage man admits to stealing mail, credit cards from Hillside residents

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 28, 16:01

    An Anchorage man pleaded guilty to charges of mail theft and credit card fraud in federal court Wednesday, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Evan Mullen, 28, admitted to stealing mail and packages from multiple homes in Anchorage’s Hillside neighborhood from December 2015 until his arrest in February 2016. His main target […]

  • Crime

    Six vehicles stolen in series of thefts in Fairbanks

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 27, 16:38

    Alaska State Troopers spent Thursday and Friday tracking down a suspect who stole six cars in a domino-like string of thefts in Fairbanks and North Pole. According to troopers, the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Sergey Delaney, stole a vehicle and then dropped it off at a business in Salcha, where he stole another vehicle. The […]

  • Crime

    UPDATE: East Anchorage Subway releases photo of robbery suspect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 27, 8:35

    Updated at 5:21 p.m. on Wed., Apr. 27 Police are searching for suspects in multiple robberies in East Anchorage, including the robbery of a Subway restaurant early Tuesday evening, according to the Anchorage Police Department. At 7:18 p.m., APD received reports of a robbery at the restaurant. Police state in a separate release that a man […]

  • Health

    Costco announces recall of frozen vegetables potentially contaminated with Listeria

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 26, 15:14

    A Washington-based company has issued a voluntary recall of its frozen vegetables, which are sold at Costco. Costco officials posted the recall on their website shortly after it was initiated on April 22. The recall notice says 15 different products by CRF Frozen Foods, LLC may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. “The Listeria was discovered […]

  • Alaska News

    Small earthquake hits north of Talkeetna

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 26, 12:38

    An initial 4.7 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Alaska early Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The event took place about 30 miles north of Talkeetna at 12:29 p.m. No tsunami is expected. The event was recorded as a 4.6 magnitude quake by the Alaska Earthquake Center in Fairbanks. The earthquake was felt at […]

  • Alaska News

    Trans-Alaska pipeline suffers another setback in production following power outage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 25, 18:11

    A power outage on Sunday has caused continued issues for the Trans-Alaska pipeline, which was still suffering a setback in production on Monday. “Crews are in the process of restarting production at the Prudhoe Bay oil field after a power outage on Sunday,” a BP spokeswoman said. “We are working diligently and expect to bring […]

  • Health

    Spring weather melts away snow, revealing needles, drug paraphernalia

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 25, 17:39

    Spring is here, and while for some that means hitting the trails and state parks to enjoy the nice weather, for others it can be a time of caution and worry. With the melting snow, dangerous and potentially infected items are popping up at playgrounds and other public areas. Already Alaska State Troopers say they […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Update: Troopers identify people killed in Seward Highway collision

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 25, 6:41

    Last updated at 10:13 a.m. on Monday, April 25 Alaska State Troopers have identified the people killed in the collision as 36-year-old Jackson Moore and 25-year-old Cherise James, both of Kasilof. James was the Subaru driver and Moore was the passenger, the agency said. Original story Alaska State Troopers responded to a wreck at Mile […]

  • Crime

    52-year-old man pepper sprayed by suspects during home invasion

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 12:02

    A 52-year-old Juneau man was pepper sprayed in the face multiple times during a home invasion early Saturday morning. The Juneau police were called to the man’s home on the 2200 block of Raven Road around 4:30 a.m. The man was treated at the scene and then taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for further treatment, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Young Alaskans raise money to provide shoes for third-world countries

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 11:44

    A group of young Alaskans has been raising money to protect the feet of those in third-world countries. The Eagle River Bear Mountain Leos — part of the Lion’s Clubs organization — raised $2,000 to buy 88 unique pairs of shoes from The Shoes That Grow. The shoes can be expanded to grow five sizes […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Wasilla woman killed in second fatal crash on Friday

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 23, 17:34

    Two fatal crashes were reported within hours of each other Friday, according to Alaska State Troopers. One of the crashes involved three vehicles and claimed the life of a driver and a passenger. Another crash occurred on point Mackenzie Road, and claimed the life of the only driver involved. Troopers were notified of the Point […]

  • Only in Alaska

    Young Alaska Natives keep language alive in spelling bee

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 23, 16:03

    The youngest generation of Alaska Natives is doing their part to keep their native language alive. Students from schools around the state competed in the statewide Yup’ik Spelling Bee for Beginners Saturday. The winner of the spelling bee was Daniel Hunter, a seventh grader from Sheldon Point School in Nunam Iqua. The two runner-ups behind Daniel were […]

  • Only in Alaska

    A tale of two bunnies: Alaska State Trooper helps girl whose rabbit disappeared

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 23, 13:27

    It wasn’t a normal case for Alaska State Troopers Joshua Varys, but he went above and beyond the call of duty to help a young girl from the Matanuska-Susitna Valley. Trooper Varys was dispatched Wednesday to meet a “very sad little girl” whose rabbit, Mr. Cotton Tail, was missing. After his initial investigation turned up […]

  • Alaska News

    UPDATE: 911 service restored to Juneau Verizon customers

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 11:26

    Updated at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 22 Customers with Verizon service on their cell phones were unable to make emergency calls on Friday, according to a release from the Juneau Police Department. Service has been restored to customers, according to an email from Verizon: Earlier today, some Verizon customers in Juneau may have had […]

  • Crime

    Peck Avenue suspect shot at Anchorage officer before being taken into custody

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 7:44

    Updated at 11:35 a.m. on Thursday, April 21 A reportedly armed suspect who barricaded himself in a residence on the 8000 block of Peck Avenue, east of Muldoon Road, shot at a police officer before he was taken into custody, according to the Anchorage Police Department. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. But […]

  • Alaska News

    Trans-Alaska pipeline temporarily shut down Wednesday after fire at pump station

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 20, 19:45

    Updated at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, April 21 There was no oil moving through the Trans-Alaska pipeline Wednesday evening after a fire at a pump station forced officials to shut down the pipeline, though oil was flowing again before midnight. Alyeska Pipeline Service Company spokeswoman Michelle Egan said the fire started around 2:30 p.m. on […]