As the city of Kotzebue prepares to bury a 10-year-old girl on Saturday, a newly released study by the Violence Policy Center shows that throughout the country more than 1,800 women were murdered by men in 2016. The report says Alaska has the highest rates of women killed by men.
The recent Crime in Alaska Felony Level Sex Offenses Report, which documents all of 2017, shows Western Alaska had the highest rate of felony sex offenses over the past few years. Some rates are double that of statewide incidence.
Alaska’s military communities now have a key advocate on Capitol Hill Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) is taking over an important Senate subcommittee that keeps an eye on bases and personnel. The senator says he has his sights set on bolstering the Last Frontier.
Doctors said getting a shot in the next six weeks is key to keep yourself and your family safe. An Anchorage hospital will host a drive-through flu shot clinic starting this week.
"I was confused as to why ... police officers would drive down a road that was in an area that was known for flooding," said the daughter of Nicolette Green.
Hill doubts Senate staffers "are qualified to carry out this investigation in a neutral fashion."
Dr. Grant William Robicheaux and Cerissa Laura Riley are accused of accused of drugging and sexually assaulting at least two women.
The Horry County sheriff said the deputies tried "for a long period of time" to free the patients, but were unable to pull open a back door to the van.
Khalid Masood was in debt, unemployed and estranged from his wife, witnesses say.