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Troopers ask for public's help to find couple accused of stealing trooper car

A man and woman from Big Lake are on the run from State Troopers after allegedly stealing a trooper patrol car. The agency is asking for the public's help to find the pair. 

Anchorage police: 2 injured in separate overnight shootings

Two men are in the hospital this morning following separate shootings overnight in the city. In one case, police say the victim was shot while driving and crashed into a parked car. 

UPDATE: After naming 18-year-old as shooting suspect, authorities drop warrant

After naming an 18-year-old as a shooting suspect and distributing his photograph earlier today, Anchorage police now say that the man is no longer wanted for the crime. "We're retracting it now," police spokeswoman Renee Oistad said of the arrest warrant issued for Dawayne Wilson. 

17-year-old turns himself in after accidental shooting, police say

A 17-year-old turned himself in to Anchorage police Wednesday following an accidental shooting that wounded another teen over the weekend.

UPDATE: Police break down perimeter, no suspects in custody

Police have removed the perimeter originally set up on W. 79th Ave following a shooting in the area at 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Musician speaks out against violence in ANC

Homicide, loss and sadness. Musician hopes to inspire peace

An Anchorage musician hopes a song he recently recorded will inspire people to stop the violence.

Sentencing continues for case related to troopers' deaths

The sentencing hearing will be continued next week for a man accused of evidence tampering in the deaths of two Alaska State Troopers.

Troopers: Armed man tried to rob woman at mailbox

A woman attempting to check her mail Wednesday night in Wasilla was surprised when an armed man “sprung from the nearby wood line” and tried to rob her, Alaska State Troopers say.

Juneau cigarette burglar escapes with $3,600 in American Spirits, police say

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