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    Anchorage police seeking potential victims in harassment case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 17:08

    ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Police Department says there may be more victims of a man accused of inappropriately touching children at the Anchor Lutheran School. Adam Wilkinson, 32, worked for the school as a Child Watch employee between 1999 and 2014, and recently entered a guilty plea on a single count of first-degree harassment, police […]

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    Jerry Active found guilty in 2013 homicide, sexual assault case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 24, 13:27

      Jerry Active was found guilty on 12 counts Friday for killing two grandparents and then assaulting three generations of the same family at an Anchorage home in 2013. The jury found Active guilty of two counts of first-degree murder, two count of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree sexual assault, one count of first-degree […]

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    Jury convicts Tanana man in evidence tampering case

    by Associated Press on Apr 23, 13:39

    A jury has convicted a 59-year-old Tanana man on evidence tampering charges after two Alaska State Troopers were shot to death. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports (http://is.gd/VEIz2D) Arvin Kangas began to cry after the verdict was read Thursday. The jury was to resume deliberations whether aggravating circumstances could increase the sentence. Prosecutors claimed Kangas moved […]

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    Anchorage police: Man sought on felony warrant

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 22, 15:17

    Anchorage police are looking for Dustin Arthur Badillo, a man wanted on a felony warrant for probation violation. Badillo is described as a 20-year-old male with black hair and brown eyes. Police say he is 5’8” tall and weighs 140 pounds. He was originally charged with escape and burglary, according to a release from APD. […]

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    New details emerge in case against Wasilla couple accused of Mat-Su burglaries

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 18:13

    A human skull was among items stolen from a home in Palmer back in March, according to court documents. Timothy Taylor, 35, has been charged in connection with the theft of items from six homes in the Mat-Su Valley, along with 31-year-old Linda Friend. An investigation by Alaska State Troopers in March led to the recovery of […]

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    Investigators: suspect tampered with slain troopers’ guns

    by Associated Press on Apr 21, 14:25

    Alaska State Trooper investigators say the father of the man suspected of shooting two officers removed the slain officers’ handguns from their holsters and cocked them to make it appear as if his son had acted to save his life. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports investigators testified Monday in the Nenana trial of Arvin Kangas, who […]

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    Anchorage police release sketch of sexual assault suspect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 21, 10:16

    The Anchorage Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspecting of sexually assaulting a woman near the University of Alaska Anchorage campus. The victim, who assisted police in creating the sketch, reported the attack to UAA campus police just after 11 p.m. April 8. According to her, her assailant offered to […]

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    Double stabbing suspect’s arraignment marked with profane outbursts

    by Sierra Starks on Apr 19, 16:40

    The man charged in connection with the Friday morning stabbing of his mother and father appeared in court today for his arraignment. “The thing of it is, you’re gonna let me f*cking go home today” — those were some of the first words out of 40-year-old Martin Victor IV’s mouth to the judge — followed by, ”Jesus […]

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    2 arrested in connection with at least 6 Mat-Su residential burglaries/thefts

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 19, 13:04

    Troopers have arrested two people who they say are responsible for at least six residential burglaries/thefts in the Mat-Su Valley area. In March, the Alaska State Troopers’ Criminal Suppression Unit executed a search warrant at a residence and a storage unit in Wasilla. During the investigation, several hundred stolen items were recovered, according to an online AST […]

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    Suspected Juneau bank robber nabbed as he tried to leave city

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

    The man suspected of robbing a bank in Juneau was arrested as he tried to fly out of the city, police say. On Friday at about 11:15 a.m., the Juneau Police Department received reports from the Northrim Bank, located in the 8700 block of Glacier Highway, that a robbery had just taken place. Investigation revealed […]

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    2 charged in Mountain View Smoke King robbery

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 19, 10:54

    Two suspects have been arrested and charged in the robbery of the Smoke King shop, located in Mountain View. An armed robbery was reported to the Anchorage Police Department just after 7 p.m. Saturday. The caller said that “a male armed with a gun demanded money from an employee at the Smoke King and then […]

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    Suspected DUI crash in Anchorage leaves motorcyclist with broken ribs, fractured spine

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 19, 10:36

    A motorcyclist is in the hospital in critical condition after he was struck by a driver who police believe was impaired. Just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the Anchorage Police Department responded to the collision, near the intersection of Debarr Road and Edward Street, in East Anchorage. Preliminary investigation revealed that a motorcyclist, who APD is […]

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    UPDATE: Police ID victim in fatal Talkeetna shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 18, 13:30

    Updated Sunday, 4 p.m. AST has identified the deceased man as 33-year-old Andre Lafrance, of Wasilla. His next-of-kin has been notified. Troopers say the other man is still listed in critical condition, and his family has not yet been notified, as of Sunday afternoon. Original story One man is dead and another is in critical condition […]

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    Man shot outside his Fairview home after going to investigate noise

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 18, 10:27

    Anchorage police say a man was shot outside of his home in Fairview after he heard a noise and went to investigate. Just after 7:30 a.m. Saturday, the Anchorage Police Department received a call reporting that a man had been shot outside of a residence on the 1000 block of E. 13th Avenue. When police […]

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    Trial begins in case of 2 troopers killed in Tanana

    by Associated Press on Apr 17, 10:51

    The trial of 59-year-old Arvin Kangas opened with accounts of the fatal shooting of two Alaska State Troopers in the remote Yukon River village of Tanana. The Fairbanks News-Miner reports that the trial began Thursday. Kangas is accused of tampering with evidence by unholstering and moving the troopers’ guns after their deaths and disposing of marijuana […]

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    UPDATE: Man charged in connection with Friday morning stabbing

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 17, 9:51

      Last Updated Friday, April 17 at 4:35 PM Two people were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and a man is in custody after stabbings at an Anchorage home Friday morning, police say. Friday afternoon, Martin Victor IV, 40, was charged with two counts of first-degree attempted murder and two counts of first-degree assault, according to an online […]

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    Fairbanks man indicted on sexual abuse of minor, multiple counts of child porn

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 16, 22:38

    An 87-year-old Fairbanks man was indicted Wednesday for sexually abusing a minor and possessing child pornography, according to an online Alaska State Trooper dispatch. Don Wendall Murphy was arrested at 12:45 p.m. after a Fairbanks grand jury handed down the indictment, troopers wrote. He faces a single count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor […]

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    Bukurim Miftari sentenced for 2012 murder

    by Dave Leval on Apr 16, 21:29

    A 24-year-old convicted of kidnapping and murdering his girlfriend was sentenced to 61 years in prison Thursday. Jurors convicted Bukurim Miftari of murder, kidnapping and tampering with physical evidence in December. Miftari kidnapped his girlfriend, Kristen Reid, from a friend’s home at gunpoint during the early morning hours of Sept. 17, 2012. Anchorage police found Reid naked in a […]

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    UAF hockey player charged with sexual assault, banned from campus

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 16, 13:51

    Nolan Youngmun, University of Alaska Fairbanks student and hockey player, has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on campus April 5. The charges of first- and second-degree assault were brought against Youngmun after a woman living on the UAF campus reported the incident to university police on April 10. Youngmun and another male were […]

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    1 arrested, 1 at large after early morning gas station robbery

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Apr 15, 10:56

    One suspect was arrested and another remains at large after two masked men robbed a gas station in East Anchorage and pepper sprayed three people, police say. Just after midnight Wednesday, the Anchorage Police Department was dispatched to a Tesoro on Boniface Parkway, located near the Glenn Highway. When officers arrived, they found that two […]