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    Anchorage police seek wanted man, Dajon Hale

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 28, 11:58

    The Anchorage Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding 26-year-old Dajon Hale, who currently has two felony warrants for his arrest. Police say in June, Hale was pulled over for speeding in a construction zone in the area of E. 56th Avenue and Lake Otis Parkway. The officer then discovered Hale was on probation […]

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    Spring Creek inmate faces attempted murder, assault charges

    by Shannon Kemp on Nov 27, 15:46

    A man already serving time at the Spring Creek Correctional Center for attempted murder has been charged with assaulting and attempting to murder a fellow inmate. The alleged assault occurred on Aug. 4, when 47-year-old Mark Spencer attacked a 41-year-old inmate at the correctional center in Seward. The victim was “cut seriously,” according to an […]

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    Anchorage jury convicts sex offender of molesting child

    by Associated Press on Nov 27, 8:47

    An Anchorage jury has found a man guilty of sexually abusing a child. The state Attorney General’s office says jurors reached a verdict Wednesday, convicting Arthur Hapoff of sexual abuse of a minor. The trial lasted seven days. Prosecutors say the 6-year-old victim was sexually assaulted in 2014. Hapoff was previously convicted of an attempted […]

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    Former caretaker gets 20 years for shooting death

    by Associated Press on Nov 26, 11:59

    A former in-home caretaker will spend 20 years in prison for fatally shooting a blind woman’s husband. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1MGipKm) no time will be suspended for 53-year-old Anthony Wayne Charleston under a sentence issued Wednesday by Superior Court Judge Paul Lyle. Charging documents say the woman called 911 in March 2013 when […]

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    Not guilty plea entered in rural Alaska abduction case

    by Associated Press on Nov 25, 9:55

    A not guilty plea has been entered in the case of a man accused of repeatedly raping a woman and holding her captive for five weeks in Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/4IJCFS) reported that 37-year-old Daniel Selovich of Manley Springs was arraigned Tuesday in Fairbanks Superior Court, where his public defender entered the plea […]

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    Western Alaska woman arrested for attempted murder in connection with shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 23, 8:12

    A 23-year-old woman is accused of attempted murder for allegedly shooting a man in the Western Alaska community of Lower Kalskag last week. Raven Levi, 23, was arrested for first-degree attempted murder after allegedly shooting the 39-year-old man in the abdomen, according to an online dispatch from Alaska State Troopers. The shooting victim — who troopers […]

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    Anchorage police: Man injured after gunshots fired at vehicle in midtown

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 22, 9:48

    Anchorage police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning in midtown. Just after 4 a.m., the Anchorage Police Department received a call that a male had shown up to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. Further investigation revealed the victim was the front passenger in a vehicle traveling in […]

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    XS Platinum manager agrees to felony charge in Clean Water Act violations

    by Lakeidra Chavis/KYUK on Nov 20, 18:56

    This story originates from KYUK Public Media and was published with permission.  BETHEL — James Slade, the former XS Platinum manager convicted of violating Federal Clean Water Act regulations, has agreed to plead guilty to a felony count, according to First Assistant U.S. District Attorney Kevin Feldis. The former manager was originally charged with two misdemeanor crimes regarding the […]

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    Man sentenced to 7 years in prison for burglary spree, stabbing

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 20, 18:32

    An Anchorage man was sentenced to seven years in prison on Friday for invading three homes in April and terrorizing the residents, including one man who was stabbed. Superior Court Judge Michael Spaan handed down the sentence to 24-year-old Shane Mike, who in June pleaded guilty to two consolidated charges of first-degree burglary and first-degree […]

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    Kodiak man gets 5 years for meth trafficking

    by Associated Press on Nov 20, 10:54

    A 55-year-old Kodiak man will spend five years in a federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine. The U.S. Attorney’s office says in a release that Teodoro Berdan was sentenced Friday in federal court in Anchorage. Prosecutors say the U.S. Postal Service intercepted a package sent to him at a Kodiak residence where he rented a room. […]

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    Ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle sentenced to more than 15 years

    by Crimesider Staff / CBS News on Nov 19, 16:37

    Former Subway spokesperson Jared Fogle was sentenced Thursday to more than 15 years in federal prison, after pleading guilty to child pornography and sex crime charges. Fogle agreed in August to plead guilty to one count each of travelling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and distribution and receipt of child pornography. […]

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    UPDATE: Shuyak Island shooting death victim ID’d

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 19, 16:22

    Update on Tuesday, Nov. 24 The shooting victim has been identified as 56-year-old Steven McCaulley of Kodiak, according to an update from Alaska State Troopers. His next of kin have been notified. No charges have been filed, troopers say, and an investigation is ongoing. Earlier story ANCHORAGE – An unidentified suspect has been arrested in the […]

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    Muldoon post office employee accused of stealing prescription drugs for more than a year

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 18, 17:37

    A mail carrier at the Muldoon post office in Anchorage is accused of stealing patient-bound prescription drugs from 2013 to 2015. Brandon Gruendler allegedly stole the prescription drugs over a roughly two-year period — between October 2013 and mid-January, according to federal information filed Tuesday. He is charged with one count of mail theft. As […]

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    Police: Suspect pistol-whips Anchorage Costco employee

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 18, 15:40

    An employee at an Anchorage Costco was able to subdue an armed man in the store on Wednesday. Anchorage police were dispatched to the Debarr Road Costco at 12:38 p.m. after receiving reports of a customer with a gun, according to a statement from police. Thomas Schultz Jr, 29, was allegedly attempting to steal store […]

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    AST: Nikiski man arrested after falsely saying girlfriend in labor during traffic stop

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 16, 9:07

    A Nikiski man was arrested after he falsely told authorities his pregnant girlfriend was in labor when he was caught driving with a revoked operator’s license, Alaska State Troopers say. Shortly after midnight Friday, troopers said they pulled over a gold 1999 GMC Jimmy on the Kenai Spur Highway at Malaitna Avenue in Nikiski for a […]

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    Double murder investigation underway in Juneau

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 15, 19:33

    A double murder investigation is underway after a male caller reported finding two people dead inside a Juneau home Sunday, police say. The deceased were found in a home on the 2700 block of Roger Street, according to the Juneau Police Department. The call came in at 12:21 p.m. JPD Lt. David Campbell says the two […]

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    Anchorage police: Man arrested after assault, standoff at Mountain View home

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 15, 10:49

    Anchorage police say an hours-long standoff in Mountain View ended with the arrest of a man who reportedly violated a domestic violence protective order. Saturday night, the Anchorage Police Department responded to a report that a man had assaulted a female at an apartment, located on the 4600 block of Thompson Avenue. “Following the incident, […]

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    VIDEO: Anchorage smoke shop owner describes Thursday’s robbery attempt

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 13, 12:18

    An Anchorage woman was arrested Thursday evening after her attempt to rob a Spenard smoke shop with a gun and a large hunting knife was thwarted by the store owner. Tonya Holler, 33, entered Smokes 4 Less, located at 3020 Minnesota Dr., around 7:21 p.m. Thursday, browsed the store and pulled out a handgun, Renee Oistad […]

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    APD: Home invasion thwarted by armed homeowner

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 13, 11:35

    A home invasion was cut short when a gun-wielding homeowner fired shots at suspects, authorities say. Just after 8 a.m. Friday, the Anchorage Police Department said they responded to a home on the 1000 block of Essex Circle — located near Minnesota Drive and West International Airport Road — for an attempted home invasion. “Suspects […]

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    Alaska man accused of holding woman hostage at remote cabin for weeks

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Nov 12, 13:12

    Updated Nov. 12, at 3:40 p.m. A 37-year-old man was arrested on kidnapping and assault charges after he allegedly held a woman against her will at a remote cabin for five weeks. Daniel L. Selovich, 37, of Manley Hot Springs, was charged with kidnapping, two counts of fourth-degree assault, one count of third-degree assault and […]