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  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    APD officer shoots man armed with hatchet

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 25, 7:10

    Anchorage Police officers were involved in a shooting early Thursday morning while pursuing a suspect through a South Anchorage neighborhood. Numerous Anchorage Police Department (APD) officers, along with a K-9 unit, were called to the area of 1200 China Berry Circle around 4:30 a.m. to investigate a report of a prowler, Acting Deputy Chief Ken McCoy said […]

  • Alaska News

    State economist says Trump’s proposed budget could be bad for Alaska

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 23, 21:10

    President Donald Trump rolled out his $4.1 trillion budget today. It aims to balance the nation’s budget in the next 10 years with big spending cuts. State economist Neil Freid says some of those cuts could drastically change Alaska’s economy. Alaska is one of the top three states that receives the most federal funding per […]

  • Alaska News

    Human remains found in Juneau’s Gastineau Channel

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 23, 18:06

    Human remains were discovered in the Gastineau Channel near Sandy Beach early Monday evening, according to a release from Juneau Police Department (JPD). The Alaska Department of Fish and Game was dredging debris from the channel and found a human leg and boot shortly before 5 p.m. The remains have been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Police ID sword-wielding barricaded subject

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 23, 17:48

    Police negotiated with and eventually arrested a man they say suffers from mental illness who barricaded himself inside a downtown Anchorage office building Tuesday evening. Witnesses told the Anchorage Police Department that the unknown man walked into the building, located at 813 W. Third Avenue, with a sword at around 3 p.m. Tuesday. They also told […]

  • News

    ‘Barefoot Mile’ brings focus to human trafficking

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 21, 12:27

    Roughly 21 million people around the world are victims. Now, human and sex trafficking is considered the fastest growing type of crime in Alaska. Saturday, people in Anchorage took to the streets in an effort to help eliminate the problem. Gwen Hufford and Katleen Tatti took a stroll around downtown Anchorage Saturday—just not the way […]

  • Alaska News

    Graduating from class of 4, Alaska teen shines

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 20, 18:34

    Mekoryuk student Jayne Hanna got a big surprise at her high school graduation last week: two state scholarships totaling $14,000. KYUK caught up with the young scholar just before Hanna headed out with her family for their first summer fishing trip. In a class of four, Jayne Hanna truly got the surprise of her life […]

  • Alaska News

    Bristol Bay fleet chilled more salmon in 2016 than ever before: study

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 20, 17:10

    The Bristol Bay salmon drift fleet sold more chilled salmon to processors last year than ever before. Bristol Bay is the world’s largest salmon fishery, and is making efforts to sell a larger portion of its catch as fillets, rather than canned. Filling those fresh and frozen orders requires chilling at the point of harvest, […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Anchorage police looking for missing teen

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 19, 12:13

    Have you seen 14-year-old Katelynn Shelhamer? The Anchorage Police Department said she hasn’t been seen since 10 a.m. Thursday. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is urged to call APD at 907-786-8900. She is described as five feet and four inches tall, 110 pounds, with brown hair, with pink highlights. She was last seen wearing a […]

  • U.S. Politics

    Amid tumult, Trump leaves on first presidential foreign trip

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

    WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has departed for his maiden overseas trip as president amid the controversy surrounding investigations into whether his campaign associates collaborated with Russia to sway the election. Air Force One departed Friday from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, outside Washington, with the president, first lady Melania Trump, his daughter Ivanka and […]

  • Crime

    Prosecutor: Anchorage man likely killed girlfriend during his own suicide attempt

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 19, 10:28

    Last updated at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, May 19 The Anchorage Police Department has arrested  a man accused of killing his girlfriend at the couple’s Lake Otis Road apartment last month. According to APD, on April 19 Victor Sibson, 21, shot and killed 22-year-old Brittanymae Haag. “At approximately 2:22 a.m. on April 19, 2017, the Anchorage […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police investigate assault near Fairview

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 18, 21:22

    Anchorage police are actively investigating an assault around 700 E. 11th Avenue, between Fairview and Downtown. In an alert sent out shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday, police said one person had been taken to a nearby hospital with “potentially life-threatening injuries.” A domestic situation between two male family members reportedly escalated into a fight involving multiple weapons, […]

  • Alaska Politics

    Gov. Walker calls Alaska Legislature into special session

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 21:54

    Alaska lawmakers are headed for a special session after adjourning Wednesday night without coming up with a long-term fiscal plan or passing an operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Gov. Bill Walker signed the proclamation minutes after the Legislature adjourned, calling them back into special session Thursday morning at 11 a.m. They now have up to thirty days […]

  • Alaska News

    Update: Missing Fairbanks father, 2 sons located alive

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 13:31

    Alaska State Trooper have located a Fairbanks father and his two young sons, who went missing on Monday, according to an updated release. The three were found alive by rescue personnel upstream from the Nordale boat launch in Fairbanks. “All three were transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital to be checked out and treated for what are […]

  • Crime

    Police: Man wanted for Mountain View shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 11:58

    The Anchorage Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating 23-year-old Myles Boomer Gilmer for a shooting that injured another man. APD said at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday, police dispatch received several calls that a man was bleeding and yelling for help. When officers arrived at the 3800 block of Peterkin Avenue, they found a man […]

  • Outdoors

    Gallery: Bike to Work Day in Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 8:57

    Wednesday, professionals from around Anchorage hopped onto their bicycles and road to work on Bike to Work Day. Fifty-three treat stations stayed open until 9 a.m. for riders. Bikers commuting home from work got to stop at any of the 12 stations that opened back up between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. [ A complete list […]

  • Crime

    Police identify woman killed in Downtown shooting, 1 charged

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 7:17

    The Anchorage Police Department released the identity of a woman who suffered a fatal gunshot wound in downtown Anchorage Tuesday night as Liteh Fogg. According to APD, at 8:13 p.m. police dispatch began to receive calls about a loud verbal argument at a home on the 200 block of Denali Street.  In a release from […]

  • Alaska News

    ‘Unpredictable’ Bogoslof Volcano erupts — again

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 16, 13:45

    Last updated at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 Tuesday night, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said a pilot reported an eruption of the Bogoslof Volcano that produced an ash cloud that went as high is about 34,000 feet. According to the organization, the eruption began at 10:32 p.m. Tuesday. In an updated report posted […]

  • Crime

    Complaint: Elderly man charged with murder couldn’t explain why he shot his wife

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 16, 9:02

    Ninety-one-year-old Duane Marvin was charged with killing his 91-year-old wife for reasons he couldn’t explain to detectives, a criminal complaint filed Monday said. On Sunday, Duane Marvin told his neighbor his wife was dead. When the Anchorage Police Department responded, officers found Charlotte Marvin deceased in second-story bedroom of the home on East 28th Avenue. The couple […]

  • News

    Eagle River blaze displaces 3, injures 1 firefighter

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 16, 7:49

    Last updated at 7:54 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16 Three Eagle River residents were displaced and a firefighter was injured when a duplex burned in an early-Tuesday morning fire. The Anchorage Fire Department received several emergency calls reporting the back deck of the duplex, located at the 11000 block of Dawn Street, was on fire […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    30 people displaced in Wasilla apartment fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 15, 20:40

    Last updated at 12:11 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16 On Tuesday, the Red Cross of Alaska said they assisted 22 people — 9 children and 13 adults — for “lodging and immediate needs.” Red Cross said they used the North Bear Street Baptist Church as their temporary station over night, but all families have settled […]