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    Police: Women attacked on East Anchorage trail

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 22:49

    The Anchorage Police Department is investigating an attempted sexual assault on a trail near East High School. According to a release, on Wednesday the woman was running on the trail, south of Bragaw Street and Northern Lights Boulevard, in a wooded area when a male attacked her from behind. Police said the male attempted to […]

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    APD: Mother of 4-year-old reported missing charged with child neglect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 21:16

    The mother of a 4-year-old girl, who went missing in Spenard on Wednesday, is charged with child neglect, according to Anchorage Police Department spokesperson Jennifer Castro. According to Castro, the child’s mother was intoxicated and had passed out. A family friend saw it and took the girl to her home. The friend texted the child’s […]

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    Anchorage man pleads not guilty to assaulting men on sex offender list

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 16:47

    Last updated at 8:02 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 ANCHORAGE — An Anchorage man pled not guilty on Thursday to charges of robbery and assault. Jason Vukovich, 41, is accused of tracking down men on the state’s online sex offender registry, going to their homes and beating them up. One of the victim’s in the […]

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    Anchorage police investigating Wednesday night homicide

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 28, 9:37

    Police have charged an Anchorage man with two counts of murder following a late night stabbing, according to a Thursday morning release. Around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Anchorage Police Department was called to a “possible homicide” at the 900 block of East 46th Court in Midtown. When officers arrived, they found 33-year-old Kelly Frederick being […]

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    Former teller charged with credit union embezzlement

    by Associated Press on Jul 28, 8:08

    A 23-year-old Anchorage resident was arraigned this week on a charge of embezzling from a credit union. Federal prosecutors say Shanice Mano took more than $100,000 from her former employer, Credit Union 1. Mano was a teller at the credit union. Prosecutors say she accessed customer accounts without authority and transferred money to accounts that […]

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    Chickaloon man charged with assaulting rafters along river

    by Associated Press on Jul 26, 14:29

    A man suspected of using a knife to confront a rafting party along the Chickaloon River has been charged with four counts of felony assault. Alaska State Troopers say 56-year-old Bruce Harrison of Chickaloon, claiming the group was trespassing, on Monday untied a raft carrying five juveniles and kicked it into fast water toward rapids. […]

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    Police: Teen seriously injured in early morning shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 26, 13:09

    A 17-year-old male was taken to an Anchorage hospital with serious injuries after he was shot in the chest in the Fairview neighborhood early Monday morning, according to Anchorage Police Department spokesperson Anita Shell. Shell provided few details, but said at 4:48 a.m. the teen walked into a Holiday Gas Station, at the 4600 block […]

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    Police: Hours-long East Anchorage standoff ends in suicide

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 25, 12:46

    The Anchorage Police Department said one man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a five hour-long standoff in an East Anchorage apartment complex Monday. The man’s name is being withheld, police said. According to APD, the incident began to unravel shortly before 11 a.m. when officers attempted to stop a Volkswagen sedan in the […]

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    Caught on video: Driver rams SUV with toddler inside

    by Eric Ruble on Jul 24, 23:07

    An Anchorage couple is asking for help identifying the driver of a blue Ford F-150 after being chased and rammed repeatedly by the unknown vehicle Friday evening. Cell phone video making rounds on social media this weekend shows couple’s view from inside their sport utility vehicle as it was hit repeatedly by the pickup truck. Grace […]

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    Woman wanted on felony warrant following early morning fight involving multiple people

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 24, 14:53

    The Anchorage Police Department is actively searching for a woman for whom they’ve obtained a felony warrant following a fight involving multiple suspects on Russian Jack Drive. Multiple people called APD around 4:19 a.m. to report a fight on the 1600 block of Russian Jack Drive. When police arrived, they spoke with a woman who […]

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    Police search for halfway house inmate charged with assault

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 24, 11:28

    ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Police Department is looking for 33-year-old Webster Leavitt, who escaped from the Cordova Center Saturday night. According to a statement from police, Leavitt kicked out his window at the halfway house and ran away. Leavitt was last seen wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans, police said. He is 5-feet-10-inches tall, […]

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    Anchorage police looking for thieves who stole guns from Mountain View Sports

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 22, 11:48

    Updated at 1:25 p.m. on Friday, July 22 The Anchorage Police Department is seeking information from the public following an overnight robbery at an Anchorage sporting goods store. APD said in a Thursday release that officers responded to an alarm at Mountain View Sports on the Old Seward Highway at about 3:45 a.m. on July […]

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    Authorities investigating early morning home invasion, attempted murder in Palmer

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 21, 10:52

    Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a home invasion that turned into an assault and attempted murder, leaving a homeowner in the hospital, according to a release from Alaska State Troopers. Around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning, troopers responded to a report of a home invasion on Plumley Road in Palmer. A dispatch from AST states […]

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    Anchorage man sentenced on child pornography charges

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 20, 17:23

    An Anchorage man pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday for a consolidated charge of child pornography distribution, according to a release from the Anchorage Police Department. Anchorage Superior Court Judge Paul Olson sentenced 46-year-old Bernard Irrigoo Jr to 10 years in jail with two suspended, plus five years of probation, the release said. He will […]

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    Days after becoming law, cops criticize crime bill while DOC ensures its success

    by Eric Ruble on Jul 14, 20:16

    Senate Bill 91, an extensive effort to reform criminal justice in Alaska, was signed into law by Gov. Bill Walker Monday.  That same day, two people were arrested for driving while intoxicated, but did not go to jail because of the new guidelines of SB 91, according to Anchorage Police Department Sgt. Gerard Asselin. “Both […]

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    Sterling man arrested on child sex abuse, pornography charges

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 14, 13:16

    A Sterling man was arrested Wednesday night on more than 20 charges related to sexual abuse of a minor, according to an online dispatch from the Alaska State Troopers. Authorities with AST, the Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit and the Anchorage Police Department served a search warrant at the home of 55-year-old Bradley Elliott relating to charges of […]

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    AST actively searching for Kobuk man wanted on multiple sexual assault charges

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 13, 17:02

    Alaska State Troopers are in Kobuk actively looking for a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at the end of May 2015. Troopers said in an online dispatch they have been looking for 53-year-old Clifton Sun since the alleged incident was first reported on May 31, 2016. The victim’s mother found a seemingly […]

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    Man shot, killed by police in Home Depot armed robbery identified

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 13, 13:48

    Anchorage police have named the man who was shot and killed by officers following an armed robbery at a hardware store. In a Wednesday afternoon release from the Anchorage Police Department, the man was identified as 23-year-old Benjamin Zekovic. He was shot during an altercation with police behind the East Anchorage Home Depot store Tuesday […]

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    Man shot in vehicle at Anchorage park; police arrest woman

    by Associated Press on Jul 13, 9:14

    A 24-year-old Anchorage woman suspected of shooting a former boyfriend during an argument in a vehicle was arrested Tuesday. Christina Kehl is being held on suspicion of felony domestic violence assault and weapons misconduct. Anchorage police at 2:30 p.m. took a call that a man had suffered a gunshot wound at Russian Jack Park. The […]

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    Brother, mother of man accused of murder plead not guilty to related charges

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on Jul 11, 18:09

    The brother and mother of a man accused of kidnapping and murdering a woman found dead in his car made an appearance in court Monday for related charges. Connor Stefano and Jacqueline Stefano have been accused of helping Benjamin Wilkins cover up the murder of Jacqueline Goodwin, who was found in Wilkins’ vehicle after he […]