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Channel 2 NewsA 7-year-old boy sustained facial wounds Tuesday in a South Anchorage attack by a family friend’s dog, which police say had also attacked him a few years earlier. APD spokesperson Dani Myren says dispatchers were informed at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday about...
Tags: Vaccines, Personal Service, Rabies
Channel 2 NewsAnchorage Police said they had to protect themselves by shooting a pit bull after the owner released the dog to attack officers serving a warrant. “The dog may have been a perfectly nice dog under most circumstances," said Lt. Dave Parker with...
Channel 2 NewsTwo men were attacked by a bear Saturday along the Kenai River, according to Alaska Fish & Game. One of the victims suffered severe injuries and is recovering in an Anchorage hospital. According to Jeff Selinger, the Kenai area wildlife biologist, the...
Tags: Wildlife, Injuries and Wounds
Authorities in Sitka say a 54-year-old local man is missing and likely was mauled by one or more brown bears on a nearby southeast Alaska island. Sitka Police Department Lt. Barry Allen says human remains tentatively identified as those of Tomas...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard
Channel 2 NewsDenali National Park and Preserve officials confirm that a solo backpacker was killed by a grizzly bear along the Toklat River Friday afternoon, making the death the first known bear mauling fatality within the park. On Saturday, park officials...
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