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Jealousy, drug dealers blamed in alternate theories on 2012 murder

Prosecutors said a 24-year-old Anchorage man accused of shooting his ex-girfriend and leaving her naked in a ditch in 2012 was consumed by jealously. A defense attorney countered that the pair were in love and the woman might have been killed by drug dealers.

Troopers Respond to Bear Mauling in Kasilof

Coast Guardsmen accept plea in game waste case

Two Coast Guard petty officers suspected of leaving a dead deer and ducks along a Juneau road have pleaded guilty to state hunting violations.

Spice Law Impact

Illegal drug spice still seen in Anchorage despite ban

Despite a municipal ban and a statewide ban on the sale of the synthetic drug often called spice it is still being seen on a daily basis in Anchorage. 


Kodiak underwear thief caught after home invasion, troopers say

Troopers on Monday arrested an 18-year-old accused of stealing women’s underwear and other items in a string of burglaries over the past three months in Kodiak.

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Muni assists Anchorage man after standoff damages his home

A standoff that took place in Mountain View in early October left an Anchorage man with little after police were forced to use tear gas to draw a suspect out of the man's home.

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Suspect in Butte shooting also indicted on kidnapping charge

A man suspected of shooting and killing a woman Nov. 9 in Butte was indicted by a Palmer grand jury Thursday on additional charges of kidnapping, assault and coercion.

El Salvadore national charged with lying about residency to work on Alaska fishing crew

Alaska State Troopers arrested a fishing boat crewmember Wednesday in Unalaska, accusing the man of lying about his Alaska and United States residency on a commercial license.

Fairbanks Four Hearing

Fairbanks Four hearing

The men known as the Fairbanks Four were back in court Monday morning, in what could be their first step toward winning a new trial.

Marlon Arellano arraignment

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