Report: Homicide rate against women and girls in Alaska three times national average

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.


Alaska to get $10M to combat opioids; officials say prescription rates are key


Packed courtroom faces man accused of lying to FBI in search for missing girl


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Anchored Home, a plan to address homelessness in Anchorage


State fair bidding war paying dividends for local high schooler


26-year-old Fairbanks woman killed after truck rolls off road


Bethel DMV office to close until new worker is hired


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Mirai botmasters sentenced in District of Alaska federal court


Anchored Home: Multi-year plan drafted to address homelessness in Anchorage



Cloud cover Wednesday won't prevent a summer warm up in Anchorage


Alaska man shares his road to sobriety after 16 years of alcohol addiction


Feds plan funding boost to fight assaults on Native women


Administration sends states $1B in grants to battle opioids


Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too


Attorneys argue cases in cruise industry suit against Juneau


Multiple injuries after vehicle crashes into Valley-area Fred Meyer gas station


Koreas summit kick-starts stalled nuclear talks with US


Shooter dead, at least 4 injured in shooting at court


Seen a Back to the Future DeLorean cruising the streets? You didn't imagine it


Judge nixes Cosby request to step down; sentencing Monday


Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe


US, Canada pulling all-nighters in talks to revamp NAFTA


Alaskans overflow Anchorage hearing on salmon habitat ballot measure


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