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  • Coast Guard, ADF&G, DPS Encourages Increased Hunter Safety in Alaska Nov 17, 2018
    JUNEAU, Alaska –The Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, and the Alaska Department of Public Safety encourages hunters to increase their safety awareness and prepare accordingly for their hunts. Coast Guard 17th District personnel have responded to four separate search and rescue cases over the last two weeks relating to hunters needing assistance in the Alaskan […]
  • Juvenile Justice Officer Convicted on Sexual Abuse of a Minor Charges Nov 17, 2018
    (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) On November 15, 2018, an Anchorage jury found Phillip Eugene Bigham guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a minor in the first degree. The jury also convicted Bigham, 50, of solicitation and attempted escape in the fourth degree.   Bigham worked as a Juvenile Justice Officer at the McLaughlin Youth Center, […]
  • APD Assists U.S. Marshals Service in Sex Offender Operation Nov 17, 2018
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Under “Operation Safeguard” federal, state and local law enforcement officers joined together to account for registered sex offenders who are currently under supervision with the State of Alaska Probation and/or Parole in Anchorage and Eagle River.  Participating in this joint two-day operation on Nov. 13-14 were the Alaska–U.S. Marshals Service, Anchorage Police […]
  • Zoo Murder Suspect Identified and Charged with Murder while in Custody Nov 17, 2018
    Anchorage police have zeroed in on a 33-year-old man as the suspect in the homicide of 45-year-old Michael R. Greco who was killed by multiple stab wounds in the Anchorage Zoo parking lot on November 4th. APD’s preliminary investigation determined that 33-year-old Clayton Charlie stole a red 2002 Chevy Tahoe at 2 pm on November 4th […]
  • Trump Says He’ll Be Briefed on CIA Report Concluding Saudi Prince Ordered Killing of Journalist Nov 17, 2018
    U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he has not been briefed on a Central Intelligence Agency report that concludes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of a Saudi journalist, but that he would be briefed later in the day. “We will be talking with the CIA later and lots of others. I’ll […]
  • Air Guardsman Returns Home to Western Alaska for Retirement Celebration Nov 16, 2018
    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – In an isolated village nestled in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region of Alaska and only accessible by boat or plane, Air National Guard Master Sgt. Ella Doak was honored for her military service during a Nov. 9 retirement ceremony at the Kipnuk School. Closing out a military career that spanned over […]
  • K9 ‘Kenai’ Nabs his Man after Brief Chase/Search in Fairview Nov 16, 2018
    A search for a 2017 Chevy Silverado truck and the suspect that stole it was begun after a 4:20 am call reporting its theft, APD says. APD dispatch alerted patrol officers of the theft over the radio for the vehicle taken from an address on the 4400-block of Spenard Road. 15 minutes later, a patrol […]
  • In Victory for Free Press, Judge Rules Trump Must Immediately Restore Jim Acosta’s Press Pass Nov 16, 2018
    In a victory for press freedom, a federal judge on Friday granted CNN‘s emergency motion to immediately restore White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials, which were revoked by the Trump administration last week after a chaotic post-midterm press conference. Over a dozen news organizations announced their support for CNN‘s lawsuit against the Trump administration this week as the Justice Department argued in a […]
  • October Employment Down 0.3 Percent From Last Year; Unemployment Rate at 6.4 Percent Nov 16, 2018
    JUNEAU, Alaska—October employment was down by an estimated 0.3 percent, or 1,100 jobs, compared to October 2017. Retail had the biggest loss at 800 jobs. Professional and business services and manufacturing, which is mostly seafood processing, each lost 400 jobs over the year. Financial activities lost 300 jobs, and oil and gas lost 100. Construction […]
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Bus Ends up in Ditch after Driver Passes out, Dies at the Wheel on Sterling Highway

Bus Ends up in Ditch after Driver Passes out, Dies at the Wheel on Sterling Highway

Alaska State Troopers, Kenai Peninsula team responded to a passenger bus crash near mile 90 of the Sterling Highway early Sunday morning at 6:47 am. When they arrived at the…

More Detail Emerge Concerning Big Lake Airport Crash

More Detail Emerge Concerning Big Lake Airport Crash

Contradicting earlier reports that the aircraft flown by Anchorage attorney Christopher Cyphers was taking off at the time of the crash that took his life and injured another, the National…

Dredge Diver Dies While Working Off-Shore of Nome, Alaska

Dredge Diver Dies While Working Off-Shore of Nome, Alaska

A dive tender working on a landing craft operating as a mining dredge in northwest Alaska contacted the Alaska State Troopers in Nome to report an unresponsive diver operating off…

Troopers Ask Public for Help Locating Fairbanks Suspect

  At 8 am on Wednesday morning, a call went in and troopers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle as well as stolen property on Ship Creek and…