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  • New Bill would Require Alaska Psychiatric Institute to Provide at least 55 Beds Dec 8, 2019
    Rep. Fields: ‘This bill provides relief for our hospitals, communities, and public safety forces’ ANCHORAGE – Friday, Rep. Zack Fields (D-Anchorage) introduced a bill that would require the State of Alaska to maintain a staff at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute capable of providing in-patient services for at least 55 people at a time. Alaska is […]
  • Alaska National Guard Delivers Christmas Gifts to Children in Villages Dec 8, 2019
     JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON — The Alaska National Guard has a tradition of serving communities throughout Alaska during the holidays, delivering Christmas gifts and a variety of delights to children during Operation Santa Claus. In its 63rd year, two small Native villages along the Kuskokwim River in Western Alaska were selected for a visit this […]
  • December 8th, 1915 Dec 8, 2019
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  • December 7th, 1941: A Date that will Live in Infamy Dec 7, 2019
    It was 78 years today that Japan’s Imperial Navy launched a surprise attack on the Hawaiian Naval base of Pearl Harbor that would result in the United States entering World War II. The attack, designed by Japan to be a preventative action to keep the U.S. from interfering with their military actions in the Philippines, […]
  • December 7th, 1960 Dec 7, 2019
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  • Updated Webpage Provides Comprehensive Listing of Alaska’s Missing Persons Dec 6, 2019
    Database includes more than 1,200 people known missing since 1960. (ANCHORAGE) – The Alaska Department of Public Safety’s Missing Persons Clearinghouse webpage is now updated to provide complete listings of all persons known missing in Alaska from 1960 through December 1, 2019. The department is inviting the public to visit the page where about 1,240 […]
  • APD Investigates Tuesday Night 4th Avenue Homicide Dec 6, 2019
    Anchorage police have upgraded a death investigation to a homicide investigation into the 4600-block East 4th Avenue incident on December 3rd after a State Medical Examiner’s report that the victim, whose identity has yet to be released, died from trauma to the upper body. Officers with the Patrol Division as well as the Anchorage Fire […]
  • Trooper Make Arrest in Mid-November Fairbanks Homicide Dec 6, 2019
    Following a three-week investigation by the AST General Investigative Unit into the death of Peter Horace-Wright, age 24 of Fairbanks, troopers placed a Fairbanks suspect under arrest on Murder charges. At 3:30 pm on Thursday afternoon, troopers contacted and arrested 22-year-old Ryder Alan Smith on charges of Murder I for the November 14th shooting death […]
  • California Fugitive from Justice Arrested following Sterling Highway Traffic Stop Dec 6, 2019
    A routine traffic stop resulted in the capture of a California Fugitive from Justice troopers reported on Thursday. At approximately 6:30 pm on Thursday, evening troopers observed a red 2000 Dodge truck traveling above the speed limit near mile 75.5 of the Sterling Highway and proceeded to pull the vehicle over. After the vehicle pulled […]
  • December 6th, 1906 Dec 6, 2019
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Trooper Make Arrest in Mid-November Fairbanks Homicide

Trooper Make Arrest in Mid-November Fairbanks Homicide

Following a three-week investigation by the AST General Investigative Unit into the death of Peter Horace-Wright, age 24 of Fairbanks, troopers placed a Fairbanks suspect under arrest on Murder charges.…

UPDATE: One Dies in Fatal Parks Highway Head-On Collision

UPDATE: One Dies in Fatal Parks Highway Head-On Collision

UPDATE: AST has revealed the name of the deceased motorist as 72-year-old Richard Krause of Willow. ORIGINAL: Alaska State Troopers revealed a fatal accident that occurred on Parks Highway at…

Caller Holding Suspects has Firearm Taken from Him and Held at Gunpoint, Suspects Escape

Caller Holding Suspects has Firearm Taken from Him and Held at Gunpoint, Suspects Escape

Alaska State Troopers are seeking two suspects in the Chickaloon area on charges of Burglary, Assault, Robbery, and Theft charges after an extended incident spanning two locations on Wednesday morning,…

Evading Fairbanks Vehicle Theft Suspect Tracked by K9 Scout after Accident

Evading Fairbanks Vehicle Theft Suspect Tracked by K9 Scout after Accident

On Wednesday afternoon troopers received a report of a vehicle driving erratically and ultimately crashing into a ditch in the Chena Pump area. The call, that came in at 12:21…

Fairbanks Man in October 29th Assault Case Arrested Again for Assault Plus DUI

Fairbanks Man in October 29th Assault Case Arrested Again for Assault Plus DUI

At 3:34 am on Monday morning, Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a disturbance on Knightsbridge Road in Fairbanks to find that the suspect had fled the scene…

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