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Human jawbone found Sunday in South Anchorage

Anchorage police are investigating a human jawbone that was found Sunday evening in a South Anchorage park, police wrote in a press release Monday. 

Evening closures planned for Seward Highway on Tuesdays & Thursdays

The Seward Highway will be closed between Mile 99 and Mile 100, from 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tuesday to allow for road construction. Expect similar closures on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July. 

Trooper in deadly Seward Highway crash named

Alaska State Troopers have identified the trooper who struck a thrown motorcyclist, in a fatal crash which ended a pursuit on the Seward Highway Friday night.

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(UPDATED) 1 dead, 1 in custody after Selawik standoff

A suspect who had been barricaded in a northwest Alaska home following the discovery of a body Monday morning was taken into custody at 2:30 p.m., troopers say.

(UPDATED) Missing couple found dead in Denali Highway trailer

Alaska State Troopers on Sunday found the bodies of a man and woman reported missing two days earlier from a Denali Highway campsite, the agency says.

A new life for Nome's abandoned World War II bomber?

A B-25J Mitchell bomber left to rust in Nome after World War II is being stripped for parts—and may one day be refurbished—thanks to efforts from a Michigan war planes museum and help from students across the Bering Strait.

Bystanders tackle accused shoe robber, hold him at gunpoint

A man who allegedly tried to walk out of a Muldoon store wearing stolen shoes Sunday afternoon didn’t make it far when, Anchorage police say, one bystander tackled him and another held him at gunpoint until officers arrived.

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Florida hiker found dead near Juneau's Mount Roberts

Alaska State Troopers say a Florida hiker on Mount Roberts in Juneau, who was last heard from Saturday, was found dead Sunday in a search-and-rescue effort by air and ground crews.

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