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  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    East Anchorage home damaged in early morning fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 24, 13:04

    A family whose home was damaged during an early morning fire was displaced but did not need help from the American Red Cross, officials say. The fire was reported at 1:43 a.m. at 2436 Havenshire Place, Anchorage Fire Department dispatchers told KTVA. Fifteen units were dispatched and arrived by 1:49 a.m. The fire took nearly […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage chiropractor arrested for child exploitation may have additional victims, police say

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 24, 11:50

    An Anchorage doctor has been arrested on multiple charges related to child exploitation and distribution of child pornography, according to a release from the Anchorage Police Department. Police said it is possible he has additional victims, and some may live outside of Alaska. Online court records show police arrested 31-year-old Jesse Lee Webb on Thursday […]

  • Crime

    Police arrest two suspects in Thursday night northeast Anchorage shooting, victim not expected to live

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 23, 11:49

    Last updated at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting at a northeast Anchorage home Thursday evening which left a 40-year-old woman in critical condition, according to Anchorage police. Charging documents against those men say surveillance footage from the home shows three other suspects who […]

  • Alaska News

    Gov. Walker announces $1,022 dividend check in online video

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 23, 8:21

    Gov. Bill Walker has announced the amount of the 2016 Alaska Permanent Fund dividend checks in a video posted online. This year’s check — $1,022. 2016 PFD Check Amount Announcement from Alaska Governor Bill Walker on Vimeo. The video, recorded at Valley Pathways High School in Palmer, shows the governor joined by Palmer eighth-grader Shania […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Hillside standoff ends after 42 hours; 69-year-old suspect confirmed dead

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 23, 3:00

    Last updated at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 The 42-hour-long Hillside standoff, in which two officers were injured and multiple rounds of gunfire exchanged, has ended. Police found Robert Musser, 69, deceased in his home early Friday morning, according to a release from the Anchorage Police Department. “An investigation and autopsy will determine the […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Tudor Road reopened following water main break

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 22, 11:53

    Updated at 3:37 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 A section of Tudor Road that was closed early Thursday afternoon has been reopened after a utility company determined that the weight of traffic will not cause additional damage to a broken water line. Tudor Road from Brayton Drive to MacInnes Street was closed for just over […]

  • Alaska News

    Power restored to nearly all Alaskans after outages Wednesday

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 22, 10:09

    Widespread outages throughout the state were for the most part resolved Thursday morning. Chugach Electric Association announced Thursday that all storm damage had been repaired and that all their customers were back on line. Happy to report no outages this morning. All storm damage fixed. Thank you to customers and crews for patience and great […]

  • Crime

    UPDATE: Suspect in second standoff taken into custody

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 22, 9:21

    Updated at 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 A man who barricaded himself inside a home in the Campbell Park neighborhood Thursday morning surrendered to police and was placed into custody. “Around 3:00 p.m. officers breached the door of the residence and made verbal commands for the suspect to come out. The suspect surrendered peacefully […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Collision closes 1 lane of Glenn Highway Thursday morning

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 22, 6:31

    A crash on the inbound lanes of the Glenn Highway near Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson has closed one lane of traffic as commuters start their days. Glenn Hwy Crash Inbound: Left lane closed between Hiland and the “S” Curves. Merge Right. https://t.co/11WL5LbhZB — APD Public Info. (@APDInfo) September 22, 2016   According to a release from […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    APD: Black bear hit by Jeep in South Anchorage ‘severely injured,’ shot

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 21, 16:18

    A black bear was put down by Anchorage police Tuesday night after it was struck by a vehicle. Police spokeswoman Renee Oistad said a Jeep Patriot was driving westbound on O’Malley Road near Commodore Drive just before 10 p.m. when the bear stepped out into the roadway in front of the vehicle. “The driver did […]

  • Health

    Evenflo announces safety recall of some booster seats

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 21, 15:58

    Evenflo has announced a recall of some of its Evolve Booster Seats due to safety concerns about children being able to loosen their restraints. “Some children can access and activate the harness adjustment button without adult assistance, and potentially loosen the harness,” the company said in its recall alert. “This voluntary recall impacts the use […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Crews still working to repair power outages caused by wind storm

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 21, 7:00

    Updated at 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21 Multiple utility companies reported outages Wednesday morning in the midst of the strongest wind Southcentral Alaska has seen during the current storm system. As of 4 a.m. Wednesday, Chugach Electric Association reported it had 1,190 customers without power. Crews for the company were working near Boniface, Oceanview […]

  • Crime

    4 Point Hope men face federal charges for wasteful walrus kills

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 19, 21:25

    Four Point Hope men are facing federal charges for allegedly killing a number of walruses near Cape Lisburne and leaving behind most of the carcasses, taking only the ivory tusks. The accused men are Adam Thomas Sage, Michael Tuzroyluk Jr., Guy Tuzroyluk and Jacob John Peel Lane. All four had subsistence hunting rights, but the […]

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Arrgh mateys: Talk Like A Pirate Day takes off ahead of Pirate Pub Crawl

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 19, 20:16

    Sept. 19 is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, and Anchorage is not excluded from the swashbuckling fun. KTVA 11′s Emily Carlson, known as the pirate Shiny Buckles Doubloon, sat down with Kevin Hall, the founder of the annual Pirate Pub Crawl. This year’s pub crawl will be on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event benefits […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Police, SWAT take armed suspect barricaded in Eagle River home into custody

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 19, 14:57

    Last updated at 6:33 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 The Anchorage Police Department says an armed man barricaded himself inside an Eagle River home, leading to an hours-long standoff. The suspect, 27-year-old Kyle William Smith, was taken into custody at 5:47 p.m. Police first responded to a home on the 15200 block of Husky Street […]

  • Crime

    APD finds, arrests man wanted for Anchorage homeless camp stabbing

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 18, 13:34

    Last updated at 10 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 Anchorage police have found and arrested a man accused of stabbing someone in a homeless camp. Police have been looking for 19-year-old Johnathan Anaruk since the night of Aug. 18, when an argument in a homeless camp ended in violence. Witnesses told police Anaruk was taking […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage police investigate ‘suspicious package’ found downtown

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 17, 22:56

    Updated at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18 Anchorage police closed portions of downtown streets as they investigated a “suspicious package” Saturday night. The package, a cooler, was dropped off in the alley behind the Egan Civic and Convention Center, located on Fifth Avenue between E and F Streets, according to Anita Shell with the Anchorage […]

  • Alaska News

    Juneau teen dies following accidental shooting with shotgun

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 17, 13:53

    A 17-year-old in Juneau died Saturday morning, after an accidental shooting with a shotgun. In a somber news release Saturday afternoon from the Juneau Police Department (JPD), Lt. David Campbell stated police received a call at 9:04 a.m. that a young man had been shot in the torso. Campbell said the incident happened outside a […]

  • Crime

    APD seeking help solving string of Friday night robberies

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 17, 9:57

    Anchorage police are searching for four people after multiple assaults and robberies in the Mountain View area Friday night. A release from police states around 10 p.m. Friday, they were called to North Bunn Street and Mountain View Drive where a man said four males robbed him, taking his wallet and cell phone. Anchorage Police Department […]

  • U.S. Politics

    ‘In Trump We Trust’: Author Ann Coulter visits Anchorage on book tour

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Sep 16, 19:26

    Donald Trump has yet to make an appearance in Alaska, but one of his supporters, best-selling author Ann Coulter, visited Anchorage and sat down with KTVA’s Emily Carlson to talk about her new book, politics and Donald Trump. Coulter will speak at the William A. Egan Convention Center on Saturday, starting at 7:30 p.m. She’ll […]