Anchorage woman says man exposed himself, assaulted her in store dressing room

A 19-year-old Anchorage woman says she was sexually assaulted Friday in the women’s dressing room of Burlington Coat Factory at the Northway Mall.

Nenana Fire Chief, heart attack hero

Sometime between calling an ambulance for chest pain and being airlifted to Anchorage for heart surgery, Nenana Fire Chief Joe Forness found the time to help take a car crash victim to the hospital.

State's first telemedicine kiosk opens in mall

The state's first telemedicine clinic is scheduled to open Tuesday, with patients at Anchorage's 5th Avenue Mall being able to have a virtual appointment with a medical doctor located in East Anchorage.

Homeless rehab program begins in the kitchen

A class at the Downtown Soup Kitchen Hope Center is helping homeless women get back on their feet.

Local business on high alert after recent theft

It was just a normal day, until they looked inside of their van and noticed thousands of dollars worth of tools and equipment stolen, Amalia Raemy, a North Country Stoves employee said.

Snowmachine safety course

Whether for travel or recreation, snowmachines are a way of life for many Alaskans, but accidents and backcountry crashes on these vehicles can quickly turn deadly.


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'Attempted terrorist attack': Suspect held after NYC rush-hour blast

The suspect, Akayed Ullah, was "wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device" that detonated in a subway tunnel passageway, authorities said.

NYC blast suspect aimed to avenge Muslim deaths, sources say

Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant, said he consumed terrorist propaganda and learned how to make the explosive device through online instructions, according to officials.

Mario Batali steps aside from 'The Chew' after misconduct allegations

Mario Batali, celebrity chef and co-host of ABC's "The Chew" is stepping away from the show after four anonymous women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Raging on, Thomas Fire becomes fifth largest in California history

The Thomas Fire in California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed more than 230,000 acres over the past week, becoming the fifth largest fire in the state's history and continuing to send firefighters scrambling to control the blaze, officials said on Monday.

Vigorous exercise can slow Parkinson's

Intense exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson's — enough so that patients can notice the difference, researchers reported Monday.