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  • Alaska

    More Alaska National Guard emails released

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 21:12

    The state released thousands of emails related to the Alaska National Guard scandal late Friday afternoon. It’s been more than 5 months since they’ve handed over any of the information they were ordered to give the media last year. In October, a judge ruled that then-Gov. Sean Parnell’s office must provide any correspondence that relates […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police seeking potential victims in harassment case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 17:08

    ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Police Department says there may be more victims of a man accused of inappropriately touching children at the Anchor Lutheran School. Adam Wilkinson, 32, worked for the school as a Child Watch employee between 1999 and 2014, and recently entered a guilty plea on a single count of first-degree harassment, police […]

  • Alaska

    Nenana Ice Classic: Winning time is 2:25 p.m.

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 16:59

    Nenana Ice Classic officials say the official winning time for the 2015 Nenana Ice Classic is 2:25 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on April 24. The jackpot for ticket holders with the winning time is $330,330. The payoff for 2015′s jackpot will be awarded June 1, according to NIC website. The tripod tipped over onto the […]

  • Crime

    Jerry Active found guilty in 2013 homicide, sexual assault case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 13:27

    Jerry Active was found guilty on 12 counts Friday for killing two grandparents and then assaulting three generations of the same family at an Anchorage home in 2013. The jury found Active guilty of two counts of first-degree murder, two count of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree sexual assault, one count of first-degree sexual […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    State budget cuts force UAA leadership to take furloughs; layoffs imminent

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

    A sign of more reductions to come, University of Alaska Anchorage leadership will start taking furloughs to ease the sting of state budget cuts. UAA is dealing with a budget shortfall of about $19.5 million, a number that is subject to change as a state budget still has to be passed by the Legislature and […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Poetry carries West High student to D.C.

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 8:31

    Maeva Ordaz will head to Washington, D.C., next week to represent Alaska in the Poetry Out Loud national finals. Watch the video above to hear from the West High School senior. Zacuanpapalotls BY BRENDA CÁRDENAS (in memory of José Antonio Burciaga, 1947-1996)                            We are chameleons. We become chameleon.  —José Antonio Burciaga  We are space […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Troopers: Wasilla student tries to stab aide with pocket knife

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 23, 10:29

    An 11-year-old Wasilla student snuck a pocket knife into school and tried to stab a teaching aide with the weapon Wednesday morning, authorities say. Wednesday around 9:40 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to Knik Elementary School after it was reported a student tried to “assault a staff member with a knife,” according to an online […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    UPDATE: Woman charged with assault, arson after early morning trailer fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 23, 6:57

    Update, 11 a.m. A 24-year-old woman has been charged with assault and arson after she threatened three people with a knife inside a trailer and set the home on fire early Thursday morning, authorities say. Eleanor Guidry has been charged with three counts of third-degree assault, four counts of reckless endangerment, first-degree arson and criminal […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    Earth Day a celebration of early spring at Alaska Botanical Garden

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 22:45

    Today is Earth Day, and with the early spring the area has had so far, it was a good day for volunteers to get their hands dirty at the Alaska Botanical Garden.  

  • Crime

    Anchorage police: Man sought on felony warrant

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 15:17

    Anchorage police are looking for Dustin Arthur Badillo, a man wanted on a felony warrant for probation violation. Badillo is described as a 20-year-old male with black hair and brown eyes. Police say he is 5’8” tall and weighs 140 pounds. He was originally charged with escape and burglary, according to a release from APD. […]

  • Anchorage/Mat-Su

    UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in Anchorage sexual assault, kidnapping

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 13:48

    Update: Thursday, April 23 at 7:04 p.m. Anchorage police say they have taken Dustin Badillo into custody after a foot chase near the intersection of Arctic Boulevard and West 27th Avenue. Badillo is suspected of sexually assaulting a woman Wednesday morning and then kidnapping her and her two children for nearly three hours. “He was […]

  • Alaska

    AST: Search for missing Nevada man continues for third day

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 11:24

    Alaska State Troopers say the search for missing Nevada resident Matt Asturi continues along the shore of Upper Trail Lake near Seward. The 33-year-old was last seen just before 9 p.m Monday paddling away from shore in a canoe. Asturi’s canoe was later found floating upside down, according to troopers. Witnesses on scene told troopers that Asturi […]

  • Alaska

    Coast Guard: Fire aboard vessel forces crew to abandon ship

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 10:34

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three men Tuesday near Kodiak after a fire broke out on their fishing vessel. The fishing vessel Dancer relayed a mayday from the crew of the 82-foot Northern Pride, telling Coast Guard officials they could see smoke coming from the vessel as the crew abandoned ship. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter […]

  • Alaska

    Web Extra: Alaska woman sings ‘God Bless America’ at Honor Flight 2015 send-off

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 19:58

    Alaska’s World War II and Korean War veterans gathered at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Tuesday morning as part of Honor Flight 2015. It was an emotional send-off as more than 20 veterans total were honored with a few special selections from Denise Snow, an Alaska Airlines customer service agent. Snow says though she’s been singing […]

  • Crime

    New details emerge in case against Wasilla couple accused of Mat-Su burglaries

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 18:13

    A human skull was among items stolen from a home in Palmer back in March, according to court documents. Timothy Taylor, 35, has been charged in connection with the theft of items from six homes in the Mat-Su Valley, along with 31-year-old Linda Friend. An investigation by Alaska State Troopers in March led to the recovery of […]

  • Iditarod

    Missing Iditarod sled dog found in Palmer, going home to Fairbanks

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 16:56

    Missing for weeks, Iditarod musher Laura Allaway’s runaway sled dog has been found, she says. “She is safe and sound and will be back home in Fairbanks tomorrow!!” Allaway wrote in a Facebook group dedicated to helping locate sled dog Sarabi. Allaway, who as a rookie finished in 46th place in Iditarod 43, made the […]

  • Alaska

    Empty canoe prompts search efforts for missing Nevada man

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 12:16

    Ground and air crews are searching a Seward lake for signs of a missing Nevada man, whose canoe was found floating upside down in the water, according to an online Alaska State Trooper dispatch. At least one 911 call was made to the Soldotna Public Safety Communications Center around 9:12 p.m. Monday after 33-year-old Matt […]

  • Fairbanks

    Parks Highway crash leads to 2,000-gallon fuel spill

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 11:20

    A crash along the Parks Highway early Tuesday morning has Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation crews working to recover approximately 2,000 gallons of diesel fuel. Alaska State Troopers, ADEC and the state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities were alerted to the crash near Mile 271.4 around 2:30 a.m. A Big State Logistics, Inc. fuel […]

  • Crime

    Anchorage police release sketch of sexual assault suspect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 10:16

    The Anchorage Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspecting of sexually assaulting a woman near the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. The victim, who assisted police in creating the sketch, reported the attack to UAA campus police just after 11 p.m. April 8. According to her, her assailant offered to […]

  • Alaska

    Truck with 2 occupants goes into pond after Seward Highway rollover

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 9:34

    A truck with two people in it became partially submerged in a pond after a rollover on the mountain side of the Seward Highway Tuesday morning. Alaska State Troopers closed the highway in both directions near mile 82.5, according to John See with the Anchorage Fire Department. AST spokeswoman Megan Peters says the incident was […]