Police force beefs up ranks as city grapples with gangs

The former head of the Anchorage police department’s gang unit said it appears that the city is experiencing an upsurge in gang violence.


Governor Bill Walker announced on Wednesday his appointment of Nicholas Miller to the Marijuana Control Board.


The Alaska LNG Project in its current form is one of the least competitive natural gas fields vying for large multi-year contracts with Asian cities, according to a new report prepared for project partners.



Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth tells KTUU that the state has filed a Friend of the Court brief on behalf of states that seek to investigate Exxon in consumer fraud cases related to climate change research. Under the prior attorney general, Alaska had opposed the investigation.


Another new franchise: Smashburger opens today in South Anchorage


Alaska Pic of the Day


Cat rescued after road trip under hood of car


Death toll rises in Italian quake


Charges in kidnapping case detail abduction of teen, raise new questions


NASA animation shows summer arctic sea ice extent


One injured in crash involving sedan, street sweeper vehicle


Hiland's 'Lullaby Project' connects inmates with their children


Server who received 'racist' note instead of tip gets international attention


Light at the end of the tunnel


WATCH: More than 475 paratroopers fall from the sky in latest JBER exercise


Floatplane pilot rescues dog from water in Ketchikan


Manslaughter suspect surrenders to police


Police identify 22-year-old as homicide victim found on Anchorage road


Man formally charged after evading police and hitting six vehicles


2YH: How EpiPen price hikes are impacting local pharmacies


Counting and cataloging who is homeless in Anchorage, person by person


Rain Overnight, Showers Thu. Night, Sunny Friday


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Italian Earthquake Caused by Millennia-Old Forces

It's 'one continent into another,' a geoscientist said. 'Italy's riddled with faults — the stress builds up and up until something gives way.'

'Absolute Devastation': Indiana Town Hit Again by Twister

No serious injuries or deaths were reported, but numerous homes and other structures in Kokomo were damaged, state police said.

CIA Releases Nixon and Ford's Intelligence Briefs

On Wednesday, the CIA released PDBs from the Nixon and Ford administrations — 2,500 documents totaling 28,000 pages.

'Brexit' Architect Joins Trump in Attack on Clinton

Nigel Farage says there are similarities between Britain's successful 'Brexit' effort and Donald Trump's campaign and urged Trump supporters in Jackson, Mississippi to fight against pollsters, commentators and big government.

Gunmen Attack American University of Afghanistan

The Kabul-based university was where five gunmen wearing Afghan military uniforms abducted one American and one Australian professor last month.

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