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    Teen avoids prison in deal, apologizes to victims

    by Dave Leval on May 24, 20:30

    He shot and killed his friend, 17-year-old Xeryus “Iggy” Tate, last August, but, Deandrew Walker-Webster II will not spend any more time in prison. The 18-yr-old reached a plea deal that gave him a three-year sentence late Thursday afternoon. However, Superior Court Judge Michael Wolverton suspended two years and credited Walker-Webster for time served. That’s the […]

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    FBI, Anchorage police searching for bank robbery suspect

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 24, 19:08

    Both federal and local authorities are on the lookout for a female who robbed an Anchorage bank early Wednesday evening. Just before 5 p.m., the FBI says a white female entered the Alaska USA Federal Credit Union in the 100 block of Dimond Boulevard and handed the bank teller a note, which authorities say implied […]

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    RAW: Dashcam shows moments before APD confronts serial killer

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 24, 17:56

    The Anchorage Police Department (APD) has released raw dash cam footage of the early morning hours of November 12, 2016, when James Dale Ritchie was killed after he opened fire on police. Last summer, a series of killings prompted APD to warn residents to avoid parks and remote places such as the trail systems at […]

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    APD investigating Fairview stabbing

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 24, 16:49

    The Anchorage Police Department (APD) is investigating a stabbing that happened near 15th Avenue and Karluk Street just after 1 p.m. Wednesday. The man, who has not yet been identified, claimed he was stabbed by someone he knows. “[A man] was injured around his neck area. We are not exactly certain what had happened,” Anchorage Police Lt. […]

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    Mother of Anchorage teen killed in 2016 pleads for longer sentence

    by Dave Leval on May 23, 23:50

    Xeryus Tate may be gone, but his mother made his presence felt during Tuesday’s sentencing of the 17-year-old’s killer. Aleaka Tate brought her son’s ashes into the courtroom as she addressed now 18-year-old Deandrew Walker-Webster II at the Nesbitt Courthouse. Tate made it clear she is not happy with the one to three years in […]

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    APD investigating Government Hill shooting

    by KTVA Web Staff on May 22, 21:30

    Last updated at 1:01 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 In an updated released, issued Tuesday afternoon, the Anchorage Police Department said the shooting is not believed to have been random. Police said it was a “targeted drug-related event.” “A search was conducted for two black male suspects but they were not located,” police said. “This […]

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    Man accused of killing girlfriend during suicide attempt arraigned

    by Daniella Rivera on May 22, 7:24

      An Anchorage man accused of killing his girlfriend while attempting to kill himself appeared in court Sunday. A grand jury indicted Victor Sibson, 21, on a charge of second-degree murder. Police responded to a 911 call in at the Club at Eagle Point apartments in Midtown during the early morning hours of April 19, […]

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    Tok man sentenced to federal prison, probation

    by Associated Press on May 20, 11:14

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska man was sentenced to 64 months in federal prison for illegal possession of 32 guns. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 49-year-old Floyd Julius Stuck of Tok was also sentenced to three years of probation Friday. Alaska State Troopers and the Fairbanks Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit raided Stuck’s home last […]

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    Prosecutor: Anchorage man likely killed girlfriend during his own suicide attempt

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 19, 10:28

    Last updated at 8:45 p.m. on Friday, May 19 The Anchorage Police Department has arrested  a man accused of killing his girlfriend at the couple’s Lake Otis Road apartment last month. According to APD, on April 19 Victor Sibson, 21, shot and killed 22-year-old Brittanymae Haag. “At approximately 2:22 a.m. on April 19, 2017, the Anchorage […]

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    Anchorage police investigate assault near Fairview

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 18, 21:22

    Anchorage police are actively investigating an assault around 700 E. 11th Avenue, between Fairview and Downtown. In an alert sent out shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday, police said one person had been taken to a nearby hospital with “potentially life-threatening injuries.” A domestic situation between two male family members reportedly escalated into a fight involving multiple weapons, […]

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    ‘Deadliest Catch’ star arrested after alleged assault

    by Associated Press on May 18, 17:55

    SEATTLE (AP) – Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen was arrested after he allegedly spat on an Uber driver in Seattle and kicked and dented the driver’s car upon learning he couldn’t pay cash for his ride home. The Seattle Times reports the 51-year-old had been in the Ballard neighborhood celebrating Norway’s Constitution Day with family and […]

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    Police: Man wanted for Mountain View shooting

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 11:58

    The Anchorage Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating 23-year-old Myles Boomer Gilmer for a shooting that injured another man. APD said at 8:19 p.m. Tuesday, police dispatch received several calls that a man was bleeding and yelling for help. When officers arrived at the 3800 block of Peterkin Avenue, they found a man […]

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    Police identify woman killed in Downtown shooting, 1 charged

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 17, 7:17

    The Anchorage Police Department released the identity of a woman who suffered a fatal gunshot wound in downtown Anchorage Tuesday night as Liteh Fogg. According to APD, at 8:13 p.m. police dispatch began to receive calls about a loud verbal argument at a home on the 200 block of Denali Street.  In a release from […]

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    Ex-‘Deadliest Catch’ star faces hearing over arrest warrant

    by Associated Press on May 16, 15:33

    PHOENIX (AP) – A court hearing is scheduled Friday over an arrest warrant for a former reality television star accused of vehicle theft and drug possession in Phoenix. Jacob Harris, who used to be on the Discovery channel’s “Deadliest Catch” series about crab fishermen in Alaska, was arrested April 22 after Phoenix police say he […]

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    Complaint: Elderly man charged with murder couldn’t explain why he shot his wife

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 16, 9:02

    Ninety-one-year-old Duane Marvin was charged with killing his 91-year-old wife for reasons he couldn’t explain to detectives, a criminal complaint filed Monday said. On Sunday, Duane Marvin told his neighbor his wife was dead. When the Anchorage Police Department responded, officers found Charlotte Marvin deceased in second-story bedroom of the home on East 28th Avenue. The couple […]

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    Update: Anchorage man arrested for killing his 92-year-old wife

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 15, 17:15

    Last updated at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, May 15 The Anchorage Police Department has arrested 91-year-old Duane Marvin and charged him with killing his wife, 92-year-old Charlotte Marvin. Police allege that after shooting his wife, Marvin hid the gun in a cabinet inside the home before telling a neighbor that his wife was dead. Duane Marvin turned himself […]

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    2 charged in Knik River Road homicide

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 15, 12:52

    Last updated at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17 Alaska State Troopers said two people were arrested in connection to Jeremie Speaker’s death. Robert Baker, 38 of Palmer, and Joed Weyand, 35 of Palmer, were arrested on Tuesday inside of a downtown Palmer hotel room. Both are charged with first-degree murder and held at the […]

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    Troopers: Wasilla man charged after axe threatening incident

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 15, 8:32

    Sunday night, Alaska State Troopers say they responded to a Willow home for a report that a man was threatening citizens with an axe. According to an online dispatch, troopers contacted Joseph Clark, a 33-year-old from Wasilla. He was arrested for two counts of third-degree assault, first-degree criminal trespassing, fifth-degree criminal mischief, and disorderly conduct. […]

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    Kaltag man wanted for strangling, kidnapping girlfriend

    by KTVA CBS 11 News on May 13, 12:23

    Last updated at 10:25 a.m. on Saturday, May 13 Alaska State Troopers say they’ve flown to Kaltag four times in an attempt to arrest a 40-year-old man accused of assaulting and kidnapping his girlfriend in April. Over the weekend, troopers issued an online dispatch, stating that they’d received a report of a disturbance, on April 11, in […]

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    Vehicle crashes into Juneau home, 1 charged

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

    The Juneau Police Department said they received multiple 911 calls when a blue Dodge Caravan crashed through a home near Mendenhall Loop Road and Grant Street Friday night. Around 10:20 p.m., the agency said, the Caravan hit the residences’ shed and then pushed into a wall in the house.  Juneau police said the house sustained […]