Vehicle-motorcycle crash closes Seward Highway near Girdwood

On one of Alaska's busiest driving nights of the year, when highways are full of people heading south to the Kenai Peninsula, drivers near Girdwood are being told the Seward Highway will be closed until at least midnight Saturday.

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Nome Judge responds to accusations of misconduct, denies wrongdoing

After facing a slew of charges alleging professional misconduct, Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley has responded to the allegations, denying any wrongdoing or any pattern of behavior unbecoming a judge.

Alaska underwear thief gets 90 days in jail

KODIAK — The man who broke into homes and stole women's underwear will undergo a mental health evaluation.

Nikiski residents consider starting police department

Nikiski residents consider starting police department

Following recent struggles with crime, Nikiski residents have put an ordinance on the October ballot to decide whether the Kenai Peninsula community will fund its own police force. 

Old dog, new job: 8-year-old Marley finds a new career in prison system

He’ll need to update his LinkedIn page. This 8-year-old Labrador, Marley is switching jobs.

Charges: Man robs coffee stand, leads troopers on 100 mph-chase, exposes himself

Alaska State Troopers described a bizarre and busy morning for 27-year-old Harding Custer today. His Chevy Tahoe, however, is nowhere to be seen and authorities are asking for the public's help to find it. 

Mother seeks clues after son's suspicious death near Big Lake

Troopers need help piecing together Big Lake man's final hours

Alaska law enforcement officials on Friday distributed a news release asking anyone who saw Christopher Seaman during his final hours to come forward.

Police: Crucifix necklace likely saves bystander to Fairbanks shooting

A man at a Fairbanks bar early Friday, who was a bystander to a shooting, was likely saved by a crucifix on a chain he wore around his neck, according to a Fairbanks Police Department news release.

Mother seeks clues after son's suspicious death near Big Lake

Mother seeks clues after son's suspicious death near Big Lake

A woman is mourning the death of her son Wednesday, after Alaska State Troopers say his body was found near Big Lake late Tuesday in a case that troopers say is considered suspicious.

Push for more cops leads city crime talks

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