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Robbery numbers on the rise in Anchorage

What should we make of Anchorage's spike in robberies?

Recent statistics from the Anchorage Police Department reveal an increase in robberies this month, compared to the past two Aprils.

Anchorage Cigarette Tax-Evasion Case Ends in $1.2M Fine

$10M Alaska-bound drug ring bust yields 8 arrests, massive seizures

Federal authorities have seized nearly 100 pounds of illicit drugs and arrested eight people in four states, in raids on a drug ring which allegedly sent drugs to Alaska and laundered their profits in Mexico.

Police: Man robs Party Time liquor with stolen rifle

Anchorage police say a 27-year-old man robbed a East Anchorage liquor store early Wednesday morning using a rifle stolen from another local store earlier this year. 

Police seek teen who attacked cyclist

Police arrest 15-year-old accused of attacking cyclist on Anchorage trail

The teenage boy accused of assaulting a cyclist on a popular bike trail in East Anchorage was arrested Tuesday, a day after the incident.

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Two arrested in California-to-Alaska heroin bust

Alaska State Troopers drug investigators  arrested a 26-year-old man Monday at an Anchorage hotel, finding him with $31,000 worth of heroin, according to a trooper dispatch.

Police seek teen who attacked cyclist

Police: Anchorage cyclist fractures skull when attacked by teen on trail

A man suffered serious head injuries when attacked Monday morning on Chester Creek bike trail by a teen, the Anchorage Police Department said in a release.

Alaska video game parlor owner,'drug kingpin,' sentenced to life

A man who ran a Midtown video game business has been sentenced to three life sentences for drug trafficking, kidnapping and violating medical privacy laws, among other crimes. 

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Police seek man suspected in deadly Fairbanks bar shooting

A man was shot dead outside a Fairbanks bar early Sunday not long after a fight involving the suspect and victim prompted security to escort the two outside.

Anchorage police seek man who stole truck, jet ski


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