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    UPDATE: Felon sought by APD nabbed by police dog

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 24, 10:56

    Police have arrested the 25-year-old man who fired a handgun in front of APD officers early Sunday morning. William Jarrett IV has been a convicted felon since 2008 and “therefore is not allowed to either be in possession of a firearm or reside in a home where firearms are located,” according to a release from the […]

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    Tok man arrested after shooting into sporting goods store

    by Associated Press on May 24, 10:39

    A Tok man has been jailed after troopers say he fired a gun into a sporting goods store while his wife was locked inside. The Daily News-Miner reports (http://bit.ly/1cd6DJ3 ) that Alaska State Troopers responded to calls about a disturbance at Three Bears Outpost in Tok and found a 59-year-old man leaving the area. Officials […]

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    Mother pleads not guilty to assaulting child on plane

    by Associated Press on May 22, 15:49

    A mother is pleading not guilty to allegations that she physically and verbally assaulted her 15-month-old daughter during an Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Honolulu. A criminal complaint says Samantha Leialoha Watanabe cursed at the toddler, smacked her in the back of the head, pinched her and pulled out bits of her hair […]

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    More charges handed down for kidnapping, sexual assault suspect

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 22, 11:35

    A man indicted for sexually assaulting a woman and kidnapping her and her children last month has received more charges. Dustin Badillo, 20, was previously indicted on robbery, burglary, kidnapping and theft charges — 18 in all — after he approached a woman and her two children in their garage April 22. He then sexually assaulted […]

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    Man enters plea deal in 2008 Kodiak death

    by Associated Press on May 22, 10:55

    A 27-year-old Kodiak man has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide after running over a homeless man in 2008 and leaving him to die. KMXT reports (http://is.gd/JvxONU) Bradford Blondin entered his plea Tuesday in exchange for a recommended 10-year sentence with six years suspended. Sentencing was set for Aug. 27. His plea came in the […]

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    3 Anchorage men arrested in Fairview shooting case

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 21, 15:51

    The Anchorage Police Department announced the arrests of three men in connection with a shooting that took place Monday in Fairview. Isaiah Holloway, 25, and Lamont Moore, 35, were both arrested Tuesday during a high-risk traffic stop near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and A Street after the APD Street Crimes Task Force identified them […]

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    One person shot in Russian Jack home invasion; none in custody

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 21, 10:40

    One man was shot late Wednesday night during an East Anchorage home invasion that appears to be drug-related, police say. Responding officers say the 34-year-old man sustained “grazing” wounds to his upper arm and the front of his mouth, which resulted “in the loss of some teeth and soft tissue damage to his lips,” according […]

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    Police: Evidence supports murder-suicide theory for Anchorage family

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 21, 8:57

    A little over a week after a family of four was found dead in a South Anchorage home, police say evidence supports the theory that the boyfriend killed his girlfriend and their two children before ending his own life. On May 13, the Anchorage Police Department discovered 24-year-old Curtis Young, III; 27-year-old Desiree Leandra Gonzalez; 4-year-old […]

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    AST: Heroin use on the rise in Alaska

    by Jacquie Slater on May 20, 20:37

    Troopers say heroin use is on the rise in Alaska, and it’s reached epidemic proportions is some parts of the state. On Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers announced the arrests of two men in connection with a California-to-Alaska drug ring. The arrests were the culmination of work between different agencies, including AST and the Anchorage Police […]

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    Anchorage man arrested for armed robbery at midtown area liquor store

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 20, 13:38

    The Anchorage Police Department has arrested a man accused of robbing the Lake Otis Parkway Party Time Liquors store at gunpoint early Wednesday morning. Police responded to the robbery at 12:44 a.m. An employee inside the store had been approached by a male suspect, armed with a rifle and demanding cash. Another employee reportedly arrived […]

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    2 arrested, $31K worth of heroin seized in Alaska-California drug bust

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 19, 15:44

    Updated Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. Two men have been arrested in connection with a heroin drug ring between California and Alaska. The Mat-Su Drug Enforcement Unit, with the help of other agencies, concluded an investigation Monday, after legwork led them to 26-year-old Macario Jose Lopez, who was found in an Anchorage hotel with approximately 105.5 grams of heroin, […]

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    Anchorage police: Man shot in arm in Fairview parking lot

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 18, 18:27

    A 32-year-old man was shot in the arm while he sat in his vehicle in a Fairview parking lot. Shortly after noon on Monday, the Anchorage Police Department received a call that a man fired several shots at another man in the lot of an apartment complex, located on the 800 block of Karluk Street. […]

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    Anchorage ‘drug kingpin’ sentenced to 3 life terms in prison

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 18, 17:53

    A 40-year-old Anchorage man, who committed crimes a U.S. District Court judge described as “inhumane,” was sentenced to spend the rest of his natural life in prison on Friday. Stuart T. Seugasala, aka “Tone,” was arrested in June 2013 and convicted in January 2015 for a string of crimes that included drug trafficking, kidnapping, firearms and […]

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    UPDATE: 15-year-old arrested in Chester Creek trail assault on cyclist

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 18, 16:17

    Updated Tuesday, May 19, 3 p.m. Police have arrested a 15-year-old male suspected of assaulting a cyclist with a tree branch Monday morning. The Anchorage Police Department says the victim — identified by his girlfriend as Tim Kirk – was biking to work Monday at about 8:45 a.m., traveling eastbound on the Chester Creek bike trail. He […]

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    Alaska State Troopers investigating 2 fires in Atmautluak

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 18, 2:40

    Alaska State Troopers are investigating two fires in two days in Atmautluak, a village located west of Bethel. On Saturday, at about 4:20 p.m., AST was notified of a fire in the Tribal Office Building. “Atmautluak Public Safety and local residents were able to contain the fire to one room and the outside of the building,” […]

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    UPDATE: Police urge public to come forward with information on Fairbanks homicide

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 17:18

    Fairbanks police are calling for witnesses to come forward with any information they have after a 23-year-old was shot multiple times and killed in a parking lot adjacent to the Rock n Rodeo bar in Fairbanks early Sunday morning. Police say the victim, John D. Kavairlook, Jr., and another male were fighting inside the Old Steese […]

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    UPDATE: Man charged in Maryland double homicide makes court appearance in Juneau

    by Sierra Starks on May 17, 10:45

    A man charged in connection with the double homicide of his Maryland neighbors was taken into custody Saturday by the Juneau Police Department. Scott Michael Tomaszewski is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Richard and Julianne Vilardo, found dead in their Rockville, Maryland home on Sunday, May 10. Tomaszewski is also […]

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    Family identified in fatal domestic violence case in South Anchorage

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 14, 11:29

    Last Updated: Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11:45 a.m. Anchorage police have identified the two adults and two children found dead in a South Anchorage four-plex Wednesday. In a Thursday morning press conference, the Anchorage Police Department identified the deceased as 24-year-old Curtis Young, III; 27-year-old Desiree Leandra Gonzalez; 4-year-old Zaiden E. Young and 17-month-old Zarielle A. Young. They were […]

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    2014 report shows small drop in Anchorage crime

    by Jacquie Slater on May 13, 10:35

    Anchorage police and city officials say crime numbers are down, and the municipality is a safe place to live and play. That’s according to the statistics shown in the 2014 Uniform Crimes Report (UCR). At a press conference held on Tuesday morning, Mayor Dan Sullivan said Anchorage is the safest it has been in years. […]

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    Fort Wainwright soldier charged with raping child on base

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

    A Fort Wainwright soldier will be court-martialed for allegedly raping a child while on base. Spc. Nicholas Shane Marcum, 28, is accused of the “rape of a child who had attained the age of 12 but not attained the age of 16 years, by using force” on May 14, 2014, according to a statement from Joint […]