APD looking for missing 41-year-old woman

APD looking for missing 41-year-old woman

Anchorage police are asking for the public's help to find a missing 41-year-old woman who hasn't been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks.

Mary Simton
Wilson gets $3M bail in Kotzebue girl’s killing

Wilson gets $3M bail in Kotzebue girl’s killing

The man accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 10-year-old girl, in a case which has transfixed the Northwest Alaska community of Kotzebue, was held on $3 million bail Tuesday.

Chris Klint
No jail time for man who pleaded guilty in strangling assault

No jail time for man who pleaded guilty in strangling assault

An Anchorage man walked out of court a free man Wednesday after changing his plea in the case of a brazen midday assault.

Daniella Rivera
APD: Hit-and-run suspect sought after running over friend's leg

APD: Hit-and-run suspect sought after running over friend's leg

Anchorage police are asking for the public's help to find a 21-year-old woman who took off in a truck after running over her friend's leg Sunday afternoon. 

Mary Simton
Woman gets 8 months for $90K in Medicaid fraud

Woman gets 8 months for $90K in Medicaid fraud

Mi Ran Yu, 41, had been a personal care assistant for Medicaid patients between 2012 and 2016.

Angela Krenzien
Kotzebue man faces murder charges in 10-year-old girl's disappearance

Kotzebue man faces murder charges in 10-year-old girl's disappearance

Peter V. Wilson faces charges that include three counts of murder in the first degree, kidnapping, four counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree and tampering with evidence.

Mary Simton
Alaskans protesting Kavanaugh appointment in D.C. arrested

Alaskans protesting Kavanaugh appointment in D.C. arrested

Members of a group called Alaska Grassroots Alliance were charged with unlawful demonstration outside Sen. Dan Sullivan's D.C. office.

Steve Quinn
Regal Air pilot dies in plane crash near Rainy Pass

Regal Air pilot dies in plane crash near Rainy Pass

A pilot found dead in a wrecked plane Monday, near one of Alaska’s most crash-prone areas, was the third from the same air carrier to die in the past 14 months.

Chris Klint
Suspect sought in stolen vehicle, high-speed chase

Suspect sought in stolen vehicle, high-speed chase

Alaska State Troopers are looking for a person who got away from police following a high-speed chase in the Valley early Tuesday morning.

Mary Simton
Missing Fort Wainwright soldier found dead

Missing Fort Wainwright soldier found dead

Troopers discovered 22-year-old Mason Heimer’s body when they responded to Harding Lake at about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Chris Klint
Businessman charged with pouring toxic chemicals in homeless hangout

Businessman charged with pouring toxic chemicals in homeless hangout

Ron Alleva, who is accused of spreading a toxic pool cleaner along part of Karluk Street where homeless people camp, faces three Class A misdemeanors from the June incident.

Shannon Ballard
Kotzebue community mourns slain 10-year-old

Kotzebue community mourns slain 10-year-old

Hundreds of people dressed in purple turned out to lay Ashley Johnson-Barr to rest.

Heather Hintze
Anchorage ‘hip-hop impresario’ gets 7-year drug sentence

Anchorage ‘hip-hop impresario’ gets 7-year drug sentence

A judge has sentenced an Anchorage rapper to more than seven years in prison, ending his reign as “Rico G the Mayor” due to a federal drug conviction.

Chris Klint
Point Hope shooting leads to attempted murder charge

Point Hope shooting leads to attempted murder charge

A man accused of shooting another man last week in the village of Point Hope has been arrested on attempted-murder charges.

Chris Klint
Alaska Judicial Council says controversial judge's information is public

Alaska Judicial Council says controversial judge's information is public

The Alaska Judicial Council is backing retention of Judge Michael Corey. The public can see the information that went into that decision.

Lauren Maxwell
Fairbanks greenlights reality TV show featuring city police

Fairbanks greenlights reality TV show featuring city police

Fairbanks officials have greenlighted a contract that could lead to a reality TV show highlighting the city's police department. 

Associated Press
Changes to homes helps seniors age in place

Changes to homes helps seniors age in place

Universal design means making a house more accessible for everyone, including the elderly. The concept includes wider stairwells, low shower edges and even elevators to help seniors in multi-story homes.

Heather Hintze
UAF approved for out of sight unmanned aircraft flights

UAF approved for out of sight unmanned aircraft flights

The University of Alaska Fairbanks and its partners can now routinely fly unmanned aircraft out of their operators’ eyesight during commercial activities.

Scott Gross
Globe-trotting WWII veteran visits Anchorage on 'No Regrets Tour'

Globe-trotting WWII veteran visits Anchorage on 'No Regrets Tour'

If you were to live to 100 years old, which stories from your life would stick with you? Would you have any regrets?

Shannon Ballard
Parents continue to ask for video of alleged abuse by ASD teacher

Parents continue to ask for video of alleged abuse by ASD teacher

Parents of a young boy who reportedly suffered head and back injuries speak out about not having video of the alleged abuse by a Ptarmigan Elementary School teacher.

Joe Vigil

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