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  • Local

    2 injured in midtown collision that causes power outage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 02, 13:04

    Two people were injured after an SUV hit a transformer box in midtown Tuesday afternoon, causing a power outage. The transformer box was damaged, resulting in a power outage in the area of 36th Avenue and A Street, said Ronnie Dent with Municipal Light and Power. Up to 500 customers could be affected as power […]

  • DayBreak

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

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 02, 10:38

    Meet Frenchy — an adult, male rabbit. This big, handsome fellow is very friendly, soft and good-natured. He’s curious and attentive and will come right up to you for petting and attention, and enjoys sitting on your lap. He has very soft fur and is a real people lover. Rabbits, in general, are very intelligent […]

  • Travel Tuesday

    Travel Tuesday: Summer’s last stand

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 02, 8:53

    It’s summer’s last stand. The days are getting shorter and that window to get out and explore without numerous clothing layers is slowly closing. As Daybreak’s travel guru Scott McMurren would say: “Don’t dawdle and let the opportunities pass you by.” McMurren stopped by the studio to share a few of his favorite in-state trips. Alaska […]

  • Local

    Parks Highway collision victims identified

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 02, 6:47

    Alaska State Troopers have identified the victims killed in a Monday evening Parks Highway head-on collision. Dontaveon Green, 33, and 23-year-old Patricia Williams, both of Fairbanks, were killed in the collision near Mile 152 shortly before 6 p.m., according to Alaska State Troopers dispatch. An investigation revealed a 2003 Lincoln Navigator, driven by Wilton Florencio Villa of […]

  • Campaign 2014

    Walker, Mallott to join forces for general election

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 21:15

    Gov. Sean Parnell’s two challengers have confirmed they are combining their campaigns for the November election. Over the past three days, Democrat candidate Byron Mallott and independent Bill Walker have been discussing if a joint, unaffiliated ticket is “feasible and agreeable,” according to a statement from Walker’s campaign. Walker confirmed Monday evening that he’s running […]

  • Local

    Driver cited in DeBarr Road motorcycle accident

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 21:05

    Updated Sept. 2, 2014 12:45 p.m. Authorities responded to a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Boniface Parkway and DeBarr Road Monday night. Following a preliminary investigation, Anchorage Police have cited 59-year-old Karen Honeysett with failure to stop at a steady red light, according to a statement from APD. The motorcyclist, who […]

  • DayBreak

    Knights bring the Middle Ages to the state fair

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 10:28

    At the state fairgrounds in Palmer, the Knights of Valour are entertaining audiences with real live competition. “I want to bring the real thing to the people and the real thing, of course, is the true essence of the warfare of the age with knight on horseback charging at another knight on horseback with a […]

  • DayBreak

    Alaska VegFest promotes healthy eating

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 01, 8:43

    In an effort to combat health issues like obesity, heart disease, diabetes and cancer, many people are switching to plant-based diets. Delisa Renideo with the Alaska Vegan Society joined Daybreak Monday to talk about what it means to be vegan and the Alaska VegFest 2014, an event that aims to help Alaskans live longer, healthier […]

  • Local

    Plane crashes near Earthquake Park after engine failure

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 31, 19:42

    A plane made an emergency landing Sunday evening near Lake Hood Drive, touching down safely with no injuries to anyone aboard. Authorities responded to the crash and found the plane upright in the middle of thick brush and trees. Four people were on board the aircraft. One of the passengers says the engine quit shortly […]

  • Crime

    Man arrested for driving drunk with 7 children in car

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 31, 19:13

    Alaska State Troopers say a Wasilla man was arrested after driving while intoxicated with seven young children in his vehicle on Saturday night. Troopers responded to a report of a reckless driver near the intersection of West Point Mackenzie Road and South Lu Young Lane at 8:43 p.m., according to AST dispatch. When troopers conducted a traffic stop on the 1999 […]

  • Local

    Guardsmen welcomed home after Guantanamo Bay deployment

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 31, 17:50

    About 50 Alaska Army National Guardsmen are back home just in time for the holiday. The soldiers, with the 761st Military Police Battalion, were welcomed with shouts, balloons and smiling faces on Saturday night after a nine-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Among the welcome wagon at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was a boy holding a […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Fairview violin shop gets a music mural makeover

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 30, 19:06

    Some may call it a symphony for the eyes. Petr’s Violin Shop and Guitar Center of Anchorage unveiled a new mural on Saturday. The artwork is supposed to celebrate the emotions music inspires, says the shop’s owner Petr Bucinsky. “When one person puts up a mural like this, it elevates the spirit,” he said. “And […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage man arrested for sexual abuse of a minor

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 29, 16:27

    A months-long investigation has led to the arrest of a 40-year-old Anchorage man accused of sexually abusing a young girl. Matthew Stefanich was arrested Friday after investigators received reports earlier this year that he had taken “inappropriate pictures” of a girl in 2010 when he was living near Fairbanks, according to Alaska State Troopers dispatch. […]

  • State

    Court agrees to review Tongass Roadless Rule case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 29, 15:42

    A decision allowing new road construction and logging in the nation’s largest national forest will be reviewed. Friday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced it will review a case that challenges Tongass National Forests’ exemption from the Roadless Rule, adopted in 2001 to protect millions of acres of national forests and grasslands from […]

  • DayBreak

    Miss Alaska, Miss Alaska’s Outstanding Teen talk competition, youth empowerment

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 29, 14:35

    Back in June, a new Miss Alaska was crowned. And in less than two weeks, Malie Delgado of Anchorage will take the national stage in the 2015 Miss America Competition in Atlantic City. Daybreak caught up with Delgado, along with Miss Alaska’s Outstanding Teen Alyssa Hampton on Friday. Delgado and Hampton recently went down to the […]

  • State

    Man dies following fall into Little Susitna River

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 29, 8:41

    A 74-year-old Anchorage man died early Friday morning after being swept away by the Little Susitna River, Alaska State Troopers said. In an online dispatch, troopers said Yong Soo Kim had gotten lost in the Hatcher Pass Management area with a friend Thursday. When the two attempted to cross the river, AST said Kim fell […]

  • State

    Parnell vetoes court record confidentiality bill

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 28, 16:17

    Gov. Sean Parnell has vetoed a bill that would have restricted access to criminal court records. Senate Bill 108 would have sealed criminal records if prosecutors dropped charges or if the defendant was acquitted. In the decision, announced in a Thursday statement, Parnell said the legislation ”unnecessarily restricted access to criminal court records, which would have […]

  • Crime

    Toddler, woman injured in Mountain Village hit-and-run

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 28, 10:42

    A toddler and a 32-year-old woman from Mountain Village were medevaced to Bethel with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by an ATV Wednesday afternoon, Alaska State Troopers said. The collision followed an argument between Jeanette Myre and 22-year-old Georgianne Hanson, according to an online AST dispatch posted Thursday morning. Troopers said Hanson, also of Mountain […]

  • Local

    Amy Demboski running for mayor

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 23:28

    An Anchorage Assemblywoman has thrown her hat into the ring to be the next mayor of the municipality. Amy Demboski says she filed her letter of intent to run Tuesday. The Eagle River-Chugiak assemblywoman says she will be the clear conservative vote in the race. Her priorities are fiscal restraint, essential city services and accountability, she […]

  • Campaign 2014

    Political scientist breaks down U.S. Senate debate

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 22:58

    Forrest Nabors, political scientist and University of Alaska Anchorage assistant professor, gives his take on how Sen. Mark Begich and Dan Sullivan performed in their first debate Wednesday evening in Anchorage.