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Channel 2 NewsA U.S. Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 61-year-old Yakutat man to Juneau with serious but non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday after an all-terrain vehicle crash, according to Alaska State Troopers. In a Tuesday AST dispatch, troopers say they were...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard
Channel 2 NewsAn Aniak man faces manslaughter and DUI charges in the death of a 15-year-old boy during a Thursday night snowmachine crash, according to Alaska State Troopers. A Friday AST dispatch says 26-year-old Philip Simeon told troopers in Aniak just before 9:...
Tags: Murder, Drunk Driving
Channel 2 NewsAlaska State Troopers say a school bus that was struck in a Mat-Su Valley crash Thursday afternoon, injuring six people including five children, had its lights flashing and its stop sign deployed when it was rear-ended. In a Monday AST dispatch,...
Channel 2 NewsThe deadly Helo-1 crash remains under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board and investigators have recovered a flight image data recorder from the wreckage. The Alaska State Troopers helicopter crash took the lives of three people,...
Channel 2 NewsSTORY UPDATED AT 1:09 a.m. 4/3/13: Mayor Sullivan’s support had mixed results on election night with three out of five candidates securing wins; Hall, Demboski, and Johnston. Sullivan said other candidates had “tremendous name recognition,...
Tags: Eric Croft, Voting, Government, Bettye Davis, Safety of Citizens
Channel 2 NewsAlaska State Troopers say a veteran pilot, a Talkeetna-based trooper and a rescued snowmachiner died when an AST helicopter crashed overnight Saturday during a search-and-rescue mission near Talkeetna. In a somber Monday press conference held at AST...
Channel 2 NewsWednesday marked the 49th anniversary of the 1964 earthquake that rocked Alaska, generating a deadly tsunami after the 9.2 magnitude temblor. Some 115 Alaskans died on that Good Friday, mostly due to waves, with another 15 deaths reported in Oregon...
Channel 2 NewsSTORY UPDATED AT 9:37 p.m. 3/25/13: No serious injuries were reported in Glenn Highway crash, according to the Anchorage Police Department. APD Officer Sean Keating on the scene said a total of 13 cars were involved in the crash. "It sounds like one...
Channel 2 NewsThe National Transportation Safety Board says a cargo plane that crashed near Dillingham, leaving both of the Anchorage men flying it dead, was under an instrument flight rules flight plan when it “impacted rising terrain” Friday morning....
Channel 2 NewsAlaska State Troopers say the bodies of two Anchorage pilots in a cargo plane crash near Dillingham were recovered Saturday morning by the Alaska Air National Guard. AST identified the victims of the downed plane as Capt. Jeff Day, 38, and First...
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