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    Emmonak VPSO suspended, due in court on assault charges

    by Laura Kraegel/KNOM on May 03, 14:40

    The village public safety officer (VPSO) for Emmonak is due in court this Thursday for a pre-indictment hearing. According to Alaska State Troopers, 68-year-old Jay Leroy Levan pointed a firearm at three Emmonak residents while on duty last month. He was arrested in Anchorage on April 20 and now faces three felony charges of third-degree assault and […]

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    Trial for man accused of killing troopers to begin day after anniversary of shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 01, 17:38

    May 1 marked the second anniversary of the deaths of Alaska State Troopers Sgt. Patrick “Scott” Johnson and Gabe Rich, who were shot in Tanana while responding to a call from the local village public safety officer. The man accused of killing them, 22-year-old Nathanial Kangas, is scheduled to begin trial on May 2 in […]

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    Drunk driver arrested after ramming garage at Governor’s Mansion

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 29, 10:03

    A Juneau man was arrested Thursday evening after his car was discovered stuck in the construction fencing near the capitol building shortly before 11 p.m. Alexander Oliphant, 49, was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and charged with refusing to submit to a breathalyzer, according to a release from Juneau police. After he was arrested, […]

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    Anchorage man admits to stealing mail, credit cards from Hillside residents

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 28, 16:01

    An Anchorage man pleaded guilty to charges of mail theft and credit card fraud in federal court Wednesday, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Evan Mullen, 28, admitted to stealing mail and packages from multiple homes in Anchorage’s Hillside neighborhood from December 2015 until his arrest in February 2016. His main target […]

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    Six vehicles stolen in series of thefts in Fairbanks

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

    Alaska State Troopers spent Thursday and Friday tracking down a suspect who stole six cars in a domino-like string of thefts in Fairbanks and North Pole. According to troopers, the suspect, identified as 24-year-old Sergey Delaney, stole a vehicle and then dropped it off at a business in Salcha, where he stole another vehicle. The […]

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    UPDATE: East Anchorage Subway releases photo of robbery suspect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 27, 8:35

    Updated at 5:21 p.m. on Wed., Apr. 27 Police are searching for suspects in multiple robberies in East Anchorage, including the robbery of a Subway restaurant early Tuesday evening, according to the Anchorage Police Department. At 7:18 p.m., APD received reports of a robbery at the restaurant. Police state in a separate release that a man […]

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    APD looks for suspect in Mountain View gas station robbery

    by KTVA 11 News on Apr 25, 11:39

    The Anchorage Police Department is looking for anyone with information on an early-morning gas station robbery, Monday, in Mountain View. According to APD, at 12:10 a.m. police responded to the Holiday Gas Station, at 4327 Mountain View Drive. The robber had entered the store, went behind the counter, pointed a gun at an employee and […]

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    52-year-old man pepper sprayed by suspects during home invasion

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 12:02

    A 52-year-old Juneau man was pepper sprayed in the face multiple times during a home invasion early Saturday morning. The Juneau police were called to the man’s home on the 2200 block of Raven Road around 4:30 a.m. The man was treated at the scene and then taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for further treatment, […]

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    911 caller who found victims: “There’s blood all over”

    by CBS/AP on Apr 23, 18:19

    An out-of-breath caller who found two of the eight slain members of an Ohio family told a 911 dispatcher in a quavering voice that “there’s blood all over the house.” “I think my brother-in-law’s dead,” she said, her voice rising as she adds later that it looks like someone has “beat the crap out of them.” “I […]

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    Village public safety officer held on assault charges

    by Associated Press on Apr 21, 9:00

    A 68-year-old man employed as a village public safety officer in Emmonak has been charged with three counts of felony assault and one of count of misdemeanor official misconduct. Jay Leroy Levan was arrested Wednesday in Anchorage. Alaska State Troopers say Levan is suspected of pointing a gun Friday at three men in Emmonak, a […]

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    Peck Avenue suspect shot at Anchorage officer before being taken into custody

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 7:44

    Updated at 11:35 a.m. on Thursday, April 21 A reportedly armed suspect who barricaded himself in a residence on the 8000 block of Peck Avenue, east of Muldoon Road, shot at a police officer before he was taken into custody, according to the Anchorage Police Department. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. But […]

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    Assault survivor’s family alleges racism in Bethel courts

    by Adrian Wagner/KYUK on Apr 20, 19:58

    This story originates from KYUK Public Media and was published with permission.  BETHEL — The family of a sexual assault survivor brought allegations of racial preference by the justice system to a sentencing hearing in Bethel. At the sentencing hearing of former Bethel police officer Aaron Fedolfi on Tuesday, a debate about race and how it may […]

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    Man charged with sexually assaulting woman he met on dating app

    by KTVA 11 News on Apr 20, 14:15

    An 18-year-old man who met a woman on a dating phone app has been charged with sexual assault, according to the Anchorage Police Department. But the agency added she might not be his only victim. On Friday, APD’s Special Victims Unit was notified of an assault involving a 20-year-old woman and Jim Persey. Police said […]

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    Almeda sentenced to 75 years in prison for death of girlfriend, Bree Moore

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 20, 6:45

    Last updated at 9:46 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19 Emotions were high in court on Tuesday as the family of Breanna Moore testified against her killer, Joshua Almeda. Their testimony was part of his sentencing hearing, which was held over two days. At the end of the hearings, Superior Court Judge Philip Volland sentenced Almeda […]

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    Coming forward: Girl reveals sexual assault to mother months after the attack

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 19, 16:47

    A man was arrested after a seven-year-old girl told her mother he sexually assaulted her while she was at his Eagle River home. The girl’s mother called police on Saturday, while the alleged assault occurred “during one weekend in September 2015,” according to Anchorage police, who said the girl only recently told her mother about […]

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    Emotional first day of testimony in Joshua Almeda sentencing

    by Bonney Bowman on Apr 18, 22:39

    It was an emotional day in court for the family of Bree Moore. The sentencing hearing for her killer, Joshua Almeda, began Monday. It’s the final step in a case that started almost two years ago, when Almeda shot Moore at his mother’s Hillside home. Almeda has admitted to the shooting, and pleaded guilty to […]

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    Members of ‘Alaskan Bush People’ serve time on monitoring

    by Associated Press on Apr 18, 13:49

    Two members of the family featured on the reality TV show “Alaskan Bush People” are serving their sentences outside jail cells for lying on applications to get a yearly oil revenue check given to Alaska residents. Billy Brown and son Joshua Brown were sentenced to 30 days in jail but have been serving their sentences […]

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    APD: ‘Heated’ argument ends in shooting, victim uncooperative with police

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 17, 14:34

    The Anchorage Police Department says the victim of a shooting Sunday afternoon has been uncooperative during their investigation. The shooting was reported shortly after 1 p.m. on the 7200 block of Foxbridge Circle. Police located the victim, who “stated he did not know who shot him or why he had been shot,” according to a […]

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    Police investigate shooting on Glenn Highway after downtown club fight

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 17, 12:53

    Police say one man was wounded by a bullet in a shooting on the Glenn Highway witnesses said started after a fight at an Anchorage club. The man sought treatment for a “bullet graze wound to the head” at a local hospital in the early morning hours on Sunday. Per law, the hospital notified police, […]

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    Kidnapped and shot: Police look for two suspects in early morning break-in

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 16, 9:43

    Last updated at 5:20 p.m. on Saturday, April 14 A man was kidnapped at gunpoint, driven to a neighborhood roughly five miles away, and then shot in the chest and left behind, police said in a statement Saturday. The man was taken from a home on the 9000 block of Arlon Street by two male […]