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Vandals target East Anchorage mailboxes

Residents of the Cheney Lake neighborhood awoke Friday to find several mailboxes had been destroyed. 

Revenue investigator: Tip from outside Alaska led to reality star fraud charges

A family who stars in the Discovery Channel series “Alaskan Bush People” has been charged in state court on dozens of counts of Permanent Fund dividend fraud and felony theft.

Police ask for public’s help in case of pit bull found hanging from tree

The Anchorage Police Department is asking for the public’s help in an animal cruelty case discovered earlier this month in East Anchorage. The dog, named "Snoop," had been missing for about a week, his owner said. 

Reefer Reek Leads Trooper to Bust Hiker Walking Past Healy Post

Troopers seek driver who bashed patrol car in Wasilla

Alaska State Troopers are looking for a driver who fled from a traffic stop, bashed a patrol car and fled down an all-terrain vehicle trail.

Palins describe Anchorage brawl in police recordings

Bristol Palin describes being dragged through the grass and called a series of obscenities during a massive brawl last month in recordings of Anchorage police interviews obtained by KTUU and CNN through records requests.

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Alaska village residents say they waited 14 hours for help after double homicide

When a double murder was reported Oct. 9 in the Western Alaska village of Shageluk, residents waited 14 hours before Alaska State Troopers arrived. During that time, the village placed itself on lockdown, holding a resident captive until help arrived.

Shageluk residents name parents allegedly killed by son

Shageluk man charged after allegedly murdering parents with axe

A 21-year-old Shageluk man is charged with two counts of first-degree murder and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in Bethel.

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Teen faces murder charge, held on $500k bail for alleged killing of foster parent

A 16-year-old is charged as an adult for allegedly killing his foster father, who was a longtime Anchorage radio host.

Mailbox Mayhem

2 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

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