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  • 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.

  • Crime

    Authorities investigating Chevak death as a homicide

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 18:16

    Updated Thursday, Aug. 28 Authorities are investigating a 19-year-old Chevak woman’s death as a homicide. A village public safety officer contacted Alaska State Troopers around 11 a.m. Wednesday that a deceased woman had been found near Chevak Clinic, according to an online dispatch. Thursday, troopers identified her as Roxanne Smart of Chevak. Her next-of-kin have been […]

  • Local

    Enstar strikers will return to work

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 17:06

    After more than two weeks, Enstar Natural Gas Co. employees voted to end their strike and will return to work Thursday. Dozens of employees, who are part of the United Association Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 367, voted to end their protest without getting a new contract, said Chuck Dunnagan, the union’s attorney. Wednesday morning, […]

  • Campaign 2014

    Sullivan says he will run clean campaign for Senate seat

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

    Republican candidate Dan Sullivan says he will run a clean campaign in his bid for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat in the November general election. KTVA 11 News sat down with Sullivan for the first time since he won the Republican primary on Aug. 19. The former DNR Commissioner says he has met with both Joe […]

  • Local

    National Guard rescues 2 men near Coal Creek

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 15:16

    Officials with the Alaska Air National Guard say two men were rescued after their plane crashed Tuesday night near Coal Creek. No one was injured when the plane crashed about 55 miles west of Anchorage, according to a release from the National Guard. The two men used a satellite phone to contact a family member, […]

  • Crime

    Trio indicted for drug smuggling operation between Las Vegas and Alaska

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 12:59

    Three Las Vegas men have been indicted on federal charges of trafficking cocaine between Nevada and Alaska. Bryan M. Bledsoe, 36; Dewane E. Blue, 37 and 47-year-old Daren D. Cole appeared before a grand jury Wednesday for conspiring to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, according to documents released by the Anchorage district attorney’s […]

  • DayBreak

    Ask Alaska: School or State Fair

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 11:59

    Go to school or go to the state fair? With the Alaska State Fair in full swing in Palmer, Daybreak’s James Gaddis set out to ask Alaska what they thought of school starting the same week the state fair kicks off. Click the video box above to watch this week’s Ask Alaska

  • DayBreak

    After Ferguson, APD chief outlines difference between protests and riots

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 11:47

    The recent shooting death of an unarmed teen by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri sparked protesting, rioting and looting in the streets. The incidents led to a massive police presence to help keep the peace. Police Chief Mark Mew joined Daybreak Wednesday morning for the August edition of “Cup with the Chief” to talk […]

  • State

    Haines men cited for brown bear killings

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 27, 8:09

    Four brown bears were killed in two separate incidents in Haines earlier this month, according to Alaska State Troopers. In an online dispatch posted Tuesday, troopers said two Haines residents were cited for the deaths. In the first incident, which took place Aug. 9, troopers said 48-year-old Kevin Shove shot and killed a male brown […]

  • Local

    Authorities respond to Penland Park trailer fire

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 17:57

    The Anchorage Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 3240 Penland Parkway Tuesday evening. At around 5:30 p.m., AFD responded to a call from Merrill Field reporting smoke at the Penland Park Trailer Park. The mobile home park is located across from the Northway Mall. Within minutes, 13 units from AFD responded to the call. […]

  • Crime

    ‘Craigslist Killers’ with Alaskan ties plead guilty to murder

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 16:26

    A former Alaskan and her husband have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man they say they lured with a Craigslist ad. Miranda and Elytte Barbour, dubbed the “Craigslist Killers,” were on trial for the November 2013 stabbing death of a 42-year-old Pennsylvania man they told authorities they baited with […]

  • Local

    JBER holds change of command ceremony

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 14:50

    Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s active 3rd Wing as a new commander at its helm. Col. Chuck Corcoran took over leadership of the wing in a change of command ceremony Monday, replacing Col. David Nahom. Corcoran is a familiar face at JBER — he’s been stationed at the base twice previously. Monday, Corcoran said Nahom launched the […]

  • DayBreak

    Anchorage bed bug seminar offers solutions to pest epidemic

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 10:46

    Are bed bugs biting Alaska? A free seminar Tuesday afternoon in Anchorage aims to answer all your questions about those minuscule pests. Jeff White, an entomologist and BedBug Central’s director of innovation and Ken Perry, owner of Pied Piper’s Pest Control joined Daybreak Tuesday to tell us all about the bug. There are many misconceptions […]

  • DayBreak

    Travel Tuesday: Fall fares

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 26, 10:10

    The leaves are starting to turn yellow and the weather is a bit crisper when you leave the house in the morning, which means the fall season is right around the corner. That’s good news for travelers because according to Daybreak’s travel guru, Scott McMurren, September is savings season. 1. Anchorage – Seattle, $203 – […]

  • News

    Rocket explodes over Kodiak

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 25, 16:37

    An Advanced Hypersonic Weapon flight test exploded over Kodiak Island shortly after launch early Monday morning, according to the Department of Defense. The military weaponry is one of several new technologies being developed and tested as part of its Conventional Prompt Global Strike Program, conducted by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces […]

  • State

    Credit Union 1 experiences system-wide delays

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 25, 15:44

    Updated Tuesday, Aug. 26. Credit Union 1 reported system-wide delays Monday. The Alaska-based financial institution posted a statement on their website saying they were “currently experiencing computer system delays,” which affected online access, mobile banking and their touch tone phone system. Credit Union 1 representatives said accountholders would not be able to access their funds […]

  • State

    North Slope plane crash victims identified

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 25, 15:33

    Authorities are investigating why a plane went down in northern Alaska near Atigun Pass Sunday afternoon. The National Transportation Safety Board says the low-wing, single-engine plane operated by Kirst Aviation crashed near Mile 243.5 of the Dalton Highway. The pilot, 57-year-old Forest Kirst of Fairbanks, and Canadian passengers 66-year-old Darrell Spencer, 57-year-old Daphne McCann and […]

  • State

    NTSB report sheds light on deadly Cantwell plane crash

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Aug 25, 14:45

    A National Transportation Safety Board report says poor weather conditions likely contributed to a fatal crash near Cantwell more than a year ago. On June 28, 2013, two pilots and a passenger aboard a twin-engine Beech Baron 95-B55 were killed when the plane clipped a tree, crashed and burned in Broad Pass, according to the NTSB. […]