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    Police: Pit bull death ‘extreme’ animal cruelty

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 15:17

    Police are asking for help investigating the death of a dog found hanging from a tree near the University of Alaska Anchorage earlier this month. A man walking in the woods near East 20th Avenue and Rosemary Street made the gruesome discovery Oct. 10, according to a Thursday afternoon statement from the Anchorage Police Department. […]

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    Troopers: Driver leads authorities on high-speed chase in Wasilla

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 11:50

    A warrant is being issued for a driver’s arrest after the motorist lead Alaska State Troopers on a high-speed chase and damaged a patrol vehicle, causing minor injuries to a trooper early Thursday morning. Shortly before 1 a.m., troopers stopped a black 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee on West Claiborne Drive near Hollywood Road in Wasilla […]

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    ‘Alaskan Bush People’ stars charged with PFD fraud

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 23, 9:14

    A family that stars in the Discovery Channel show “Alaskan Bush People” is facing a slew of charges for felony Permanent Fund Dividend fraud, court documents reveal. Billy Brown, his wife and their seven children are featured in the show that describes them as “born and raised in the wild,” according to Discovery’s website. “They’ve […]

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    Soldotna man charged with kidnapping, assault

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 21, 22:07

    A Soldotna man is in custody after troopers say he kidnapped and assaulted a female at a residence off the Kenai Spur Highway. On Thursday, Oct. 16, Alaska State Troopers and Central Emergency Services responded to a report of disturbance at the Soldotna residence at around 12:45 p.m. and were able to locate the person […]

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    Palins describe brawl in police recordings

    by CNN on Oct 21, 18:01

      Washington (CNN) – Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews that CNN obtained through a public records request. She said she jumped into a fight after “some old lady” pushed her sister, Willow Palin, because “oh […]

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    Police seek armed robbery suspect, stolen truck

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 21, 13:14

    Police say they are looking for a suspect and a stolen truck after an early morning robbery in South Anchorage. The victim told police she was trying to find a parking spot at an apartment complex on the 1700 block of Lore Road around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when she was approached by a handgun-wielding woman, […]

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    Man fleeing police arrested outside Juneau school after hit-and-run

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 21, 11:10

    A driver trying to dodge police was arrested after a crash near a Juneau high school Monday. Jose Angel Munoz, 42, was arrested after a collision with an 82-year-old driver, according to a press release from the Juneau Police Department. He was wanted on a warrant issued Sept. 26 for drug and felony driving-under-the-influence charges. […]

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    Man charged with making airport threat

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 15:43

    A 52-year-old Alaskan faces a felony charge of second-degree terroristic threatening after allegedly telling police that the next plane to take off from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport would explode. Joe E. Cunningham placed the call to the Anchorage Police Department around 9 p.m. Oct. 11, according to charging documents filed in Anchorage District Court. […]

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    Troopers seek Fairbanks halfway house escapee

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 17, 10:37

    Alaska State Troopers are looking for another escapee from the Northstar Center in Fairbanks. Cody Ladig, 35, of Fairbanks ran from the center Thursday around 9:30 p.m., according to an online dispatch posted Friday morning. Troopers were notified about his disappearance at about 11 p.m. Thursday night. Ladig was sentenced and furloughed Sept. 15 for […]

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    Anchorage police investigate death of missing woman

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 21:47

    The death of a woman who went missing nearly a month ago is under investigation as a homicide, according to the Anchorage Police Department. In a brief statement released Thursday evening, APD said 54-year-old Irma Williams’ body was discovered in Mountain View Wednesday morning. Williams, who lived in the neighborhood, was last seen in mid-September, […]

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    Man charged with vandalizing Kenai wildflower meadow

    by Associated Press on Oct 16, 12:21

    A 19-year-old Kasilof man suspected of damaging city of Kenai land planted with colorful wildflowers has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The Peninsula Clarion (http://bit.ly/1wdnpyr) reports a pickup driven by Josiah Mcelwain was found at 3:30 a.m. Monday stuck in a ditch near the meadow. Kenai Police Sgt. Ben […]

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    Anchorage police seek public’s help in locating felon

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 16, 11:39

    UPDATE: William Virgil Gulliford, 26, was arrested Thursday after a citizen spotted him in Spenard, police said. The Anchorage Police Department is asking for your help in locating 26-year-old William Virgil Gulliford. Gulliford is wanted on a felony warrant for violating his probation tied to an attempted Sexual Assault of a Minor conviction, according to APD. […]

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    Wasilla school placed on lockdown following report of armed teen

    by Hope Miller on Oct 14, 12:50

    A welfare check turned into a lockdown Monday afternoon after a 19-year-old showed up near a school with a gun, Alaska State Troopers say. The Wasilla man was charged with second-degree misconduct involving a weapon, a felony, after he was found near Burchell High School with a semi-automatic rifle, court records show. Monday around 10:30 […]

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    Man with stolen items arrested at burglary scene

    by Associated Press on Oct 14, 8:54

    Alaska State Troopers investigating a home burglary in Two Rivers were on hand to make an arrest when a man showed up with gloves and a handgun stolen from the home. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/ZqqaPU) reports 35-year-old Levi Retynski was arrested Sunday on theft charges. He also was charged with attempted murder. Prosecutors say […]

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    Man charged in Subway arson

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 10, 10:12

    A 25-year-old man has been charged with arson after he allegedly broke into a Subway in West Anchorage Wednesday night and started a fire. Christopher Kenneth James Homa was arrested and charged with first-degree arson and third-degree criminal mischief in connection with the fire reported around 11 p.m. at a Subway located at 1307 W. […]

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    Troopers investigate suspected arson in Wasilla

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 09, 18:46

    A Wednesday fire in an unoccupied Wasilla home is being investigated as a suspected arson, Alaska State Troopers said. A neighbor saw smoke coming from the residence on North Rainbow Park Drive and called 911 around 2:50 p.m., according to an online AST dispatch posted Thursday afternoon. State troopers responded to the scene, along with […]

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    Shageluk man charged in fatal hatchet attack

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 09, 15:39

    A 21-year-old man faces two counts of first-degree murder after allegedly killing his parents with a hatchet in the western Alaska community of Shageluk. Everett Semone told his sister that “something took over something in [his] mind,” according to a police affidavit filed in Aniak District Court Thursday. The affidavit states Semone attacked his parents […]

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    Police seek woman with felony warrant

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 09, 15:14

    Anchorage police are asking for help finding a woman with a felony warrant who is also wanted for questioning regarding a Thursday standoff in Mountain View. Shayna Beltran, 22, has a felony warrant for her arrest for theft, according to the Anchorage Police Department and court records. She also has a misdemeanor warrant for false […]

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    Man charged in Juneau Costco burglary

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 09, 10:35

    A 31-year-old Juneau man has been arrested after he allegedly stole $41,000 worth of jewelry from a Costco last month. Authorities in Juneau arrested Joseph John Finn Wednesday afternoon for the Sept. 17 burglary, according to a press release from the Juneau Police Department. He is charged with second-degree burglary, a class C felony, and […]

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    Mountain View standoff ends with suspect in custody

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Oct 09, 10:25

    A suspect is in custody following an hours-long standoff in Mountain View Thursday, police say. The man, identified as 26-year-old Eric Nebreja, locked himself in a residence on the 200 block of North Flower Street. He later surrendered after police deployed tear gas into the apartment he was hiding in, according to the Anchorage Police […]