A Sailor's Life: The sacrifice of an Alaskan World War II veteran

On a day we celebrate independence, Channel 2 photojournalist Joshua Maxwell brings us the story of one of the men who fought for our freedom, a member of "the greatest generation" and World War II veteran here in Alaska who faced danger in the Pacific.

Friday Evening Weather KTUU 9-21-18

Rain overnight Friday, partly sunny by Saturday afternoon.

Chugiak and Eagle River prep for Battle of the Bridge

Chugiak and Eagle River prep for Battle of the Bridge

A fond farewell for Ashley Johnson-Barr

Family and friends of 10-year-old Ashley Johnson-Barr gathered at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Thursday to pay tribute to the slain girl and her family

Our last day of summer on Friday with Fall announcing its presence tonight

As we warm to 57 degrees for a high with a low of 49 in Anchorage Friday on our last day of Summer we will be mostly cloudy with some areas of morning fog while we sit under a 70% percent chance of cloudy rainy skies this evening.

Kodiak Fire Station may be moving

The City of Kodiak is considering a move for its lone fire station.

Tips for heart health during winter

Dr. Jacob Kelly, with the Alaska Heart & Vascular Institute shares tips for heart health during long winter months.

 

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DHS secretary says FEMA chief won't lose job

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency was investigated for his use of government vehicles.

Mississippi teen still missing 25 years after vanishing from restaurant parking lot

Angela Freeman was last seen at 1:00 a.m. on September 10, 1993 at a Petal, Mississippi Pizza Hut. Her car was found nearby the following day.

#WhyIDidntReport inspires survivors of sexual abuse in defiance of Trump

"I never filed a police report and it took me 30 years to tell my parents," the actress Alyssa Milano tweeted.

12 potential victims come forward after doctor accused of druggings, sexual assaults

"We have more than 12 credible victims, or credible potential victims," Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said.

Florence floodwaters breach dam at power plant; coal ash could spill

Duke Energy can't rule out that ash might be escaping and flowing into the river.