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(img1)20140416 APD Releases New Crime Tracking Program

New APD Mapping System to Focus Crime-Fighting Efforts

A new crime map from the Anchorage Police Department can pinpoint problem areas in the Municipality of Anchorage, by tracking different types of crimes.

ASD Students Seek Changes in Alaska Motorcycle Helmet Laws

ASD Students Seek Changes in Alaska Motorcycle Helmet Laws

If eighth graders at Anchorage's Gruening Middle School have their way, everyone who rides a motorcycle will have to wear one a helmet. While some say it's not a needed change, the students say all you have to do is look at the numbers.

New Incentive Program Keeping ASD Students In School

New Incentive Program Keeping ASD Students In School

The first year of the perfect-attendance incentive program that's ran by local businesses to get Anchorage School District students to come to school every day is almost over -- and students and staff say it's working.

Rural Alaska Superintendents Speak Out on BSA Increase

Rural Alaska Superintendents Speak Out on BSA Increase

While urban school districts have been debating the state's base student allocation, or BSA, it's also a hot topic in rural Alaska -- where some superintendents say it hasn't kept up with their districts' costs.

ASD Principals Try To Fill Teacher Displacement Spots

ASD Principals Try To Fill Teacher Displacement Spots

Slated to cut 180 teacher positions, Anchorage School District principals held their annual staffing meeting Tuesday in an attempt to find new schools for those displaced.

STAR Thinking Outside The Box In Fighting Alaska s Sexual As

STAR Thinking Outside The Box In Fighting Alaska's Sexual Assault Rates

It's statistics we've heard over and over and over. 

That almost 60% of Alaskan women will experience either intimate partner or sexual violence in their lifetime. 

Numbers that often times get forgotten or ignored, which is why STAR is going outside the box to get people to care.

Alaska Shield Ship Tour (Pic)

Army Ships Practice Rebuilding Anchorage Port for Disaster Training

The Port of Anchorage is a big focus of Alaska Shield 2014. Military personnel from all over the country are here testing out how they would get supplies into Anchorage if an earthquake destroyed the port. 

(img1)20140402 - Fund the Future Winner Janay Hitchman is a Go-Getter

Fund The Future Winner, Janay Hitchman is a Go-Getter

She's known as a singer with a very big heart. 

Anchorage's Janay Hitchman, a Fund the Future winner whose passion can not be ignored.  

Alaska Bites

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2 Your Health

  • Prevention Key with New Cancer Rates Soaring

    Prevention Key with New Cancer Rates Soaring

    The first steps of recovery for cancer patient Bev Stevens were on a sled with 11 of her closest friends. Stevens' sled dog team, along with the time she spent mushing with them, kept her spirits high.

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Marcus At The Movies

  • 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

    'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

    It may or may not be breakup season's fault, but Marcus is definitely warming to "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," the latest entry in Marvel's comic-book movie pantheon. Chris Evans, Robert Redford and Scarlett Johansson star in the PG-13 film -- although only Evans' gear actually has a star on it.

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Assignment Alaska

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Lunch Box

  • Lunchbox: Straight Out of Philly

    Lunchbox: Straight Out of Philly

    When you work in a newsroom some restaurant names come up fairly often, as crews mention where they’ve stopped for lunch in the field. Curious about one of them, I recently headed into Midtown for a visit.

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