Alaska governor, delegation call new Obama ANWR proposal a 'war declaration'

In a move that state leaders call 'an unprecedented assault' on Alaska's future, President Obama will propose designating 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. 

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Wasilla man arrested after crashing stolen car, fleeing

A 31 year-old Wasilla man was arrested, Saturday night, after crashing a stolen car with two other cars near Creekwood Park Circle in Palmer, and then fleeing the scene, Alaska State Troopers wrote in a dispatch.

APD: Man sexually abused girls at church, may have more victims

Police arrested 39-year-old Simi Seu for alleged third-degree sexual abuse of a minor, and investigators ask anyone else who was abused to come forward.

Friday search continues for 'dangerous' man convicted in Fairbanks standoff

Alaska State Troopers are still asking for public help as a manhunt continues for 38-year-old Michael Bracht, the man convicted in a September standoff in Fairbanks.

Court overturns conviction of gunman in Mechele Linehan case

The murder conviction of a man accused of killing Mechele Linehan's ex-lover has been overturned by the Alaska State Court of Appeals. 

APD detains driver who allegedly fled from fatal Wednesday crash

APD detains driver who allegedly fled from fatal Wednesday crash

Police are investigating a woman’s death after a SUV struck a tree in East Anchorage Wednesday morning, with the driver detained after he allegedly tried to run away from the crash site.

Jail officer attacked by inmates when she tries to give them toilet paper

Two inmates at the Anchorage jail attacked a corrections officer Sunday after luring the woman to open their cell door by asking for toilet paper, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Nail salon owner, former Rumrunners bouncer charged with drug trafficking

A Seattle man is accused of leading a large drug-trafficking operation from an Anchorage nail salon with the help of a man called Ninja and a former bouncer at the Downtown bar Rumrunners.

Grand Jury hands down additional charges in White Mountain New Year's Day killing

Gilbert Olanna, 31, already faced one charge of first degree murder. The grand jury indictment means he faces two additional charges of second degree murder in the death of Esther Lincoln.

Former JBER soldier receives 63-year sentence in wife’s murder

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