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

ANCHORAGE,Alaska (KTUU) -Anchorage's plan to address homelessness is set to enter a new era. The Anchorage Homeless Coalition will meet with assembly members to discuss the Anchored Home draft and plan Wednesday morning."The point of Anchored Home is to make homelessness in Anchorage rare, brief and

KTUU - 2018-09-19 07:44:00

Suspect in Anchorage teen’s murder arrested in Israel

A man at large inthe Anchorage murder of an East High School studenthas been arrested in Israel, more than a year after the crime.The Jerusalem Postreported that Haitim Taha, 21, was taken into custody Sunday by Israeli police. Taha had originally entered the country on July 8, 2017 using a U.S. pas

KTVA

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

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KTUU - 2018-09-19 10:32:00

Anchorage School Board is deciding what’s next after board member’s attendance falls below requirement

The Anchorage School Board is deciding its next move after one of its member's attendance at meetings fell below what's required in board policy.Over the past two years, board member Bettye Davis, 80, has shown up in person to 29 of 41 regular school board meetings, or about 71 percent. Board member

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-09-19 01:20:45

Man who robbed Anchorage credit union arrested after being recognized, charges say

A man accused of robbing an Anchorage credit union was arrested after federal prosecutors say he was recognized by tellers as having previously robbed the same credit union branch months earlier.Allen John Leavitt, 35, has been charged with robbing a credit union on Sept. 10, according to charges fi

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-09-18 00:13:31

Alaska man tied to girl's death makes first court appearance

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man linked to the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old girl made his first appearance in federal court Tuesday.Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged with making false statements as authorities tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr.A grand jury also could return

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-09-19 00:39:01

ASD rolls out final open house on school start times

Anchorage School District parents will have one more opportunity Tuesday to weigh in onproposed changes to students' start times.Eleven months of long days involving extensive research, open houses, phone polls, sample groups and meetings is finally coming to an end for the district and Shannon Bing

KTVA - 2018-09-18 23:37:00

Community to discuss plan on Anchorage homelessness

Leaders with the Municipality of Anchorage are enlisting the aid of local business, faith and health leaders on a new council intended to address homelessness in Anchorage on Tuesday night.AHomelessness Community Leadership Councilhas created a revised version ofa plan to deal with homelessness in A

KTVA - 2018-09-19 01:16:00

Man tied to Kotzebue girl's disappearance quiet in first court appearance

The manaccused of lying to federal agentssurrounding the disappearance and death of a 10-year-old Kotzebue girl appeared in federal court on Tuesday.Law enforcement agents, some of whom helped with the search and investigation into Ashley Johnson-Barr's disappearance, filled the courtroom awaiting 4

KTVA - 2018-09-19 02:01:00

Father of slain 10-year-old girl in Anchorage to accompany her body home to Kotzebue

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) -Scotty Barr is in Anchorage this week picking up the body of his 10-year-old daughter Ashley Johnson-Barr, who was found dead in Kotzebue last week after an extensive search.Barr says he's tired -- emotionally and physically exhausted. Barr says he expects to take Ashley's body hom

KTUU - 2018-09-18 13:01:00

Anchorage police release name of pedestrian killed by van

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City investigation finds two caregivers hit, performed mock “surgeries” to punish kids at Anchorage childcare center

Two caregivers at one of the Anchorage's biggest childcare centers hit preschool-aged children and performed mock "surgeries" as a form of punishment, a recent investigation by citychild care licensing authoritiesfound.The owner of Crystal Child Development Center said she fired the two employees at

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS

Man accused of killing Anchorage teenager arrested in Israel

A man wanted in the 2017 killing of an Anchorage teenager has been arrested in Israel.Haitim Mahir Taha, 21, was arrested Monday by police in Israel, according to the Anchorage Police Department.Haitim Mahir Taha was arrested in Israel Monday, police said. (APD)Taha has beencharged with first- and s

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-09-17 20:47:48

Man charged in connection with girl's death set for court

Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged with making false statements as authorities tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr. U.S. Department of Justice officials say further charges would depend on what other evidence develops during an ongoing investigation.

AP - 2018-09-18 20:28:22

Hispanohablantes celebrate Welcoming Week in Anchorage

As part of Welcoming Week in Anchorage, a group of local professionals will host a panel Tuesday to talk about life as a Spanish speaker in Alaska."There's this need for Latinos to share that we are involved in many spheres," Ira Ortega, a science professor, told KTVA's Daybreak Tuesday.

KTVA - 2018-09-18 20:23:00

We stay warm while the sun tries to show itself on Tuesday in Anchorage

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KTUU - 2018-09-18 09:51:00

AP News - Man charged in connection with girl's death set for court

Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue is charged with making false statements as authorities tried to find Ashley Johnson-Barr. U.S. Department of Justice officials say further charges would depend on what other evidence develops during an ongoing investigation.

TOWNHALL - 2018-09-18 16:28:00

Former youth hockey treasurer sentenced to 14 months for embezzlement

An Eagle River woman has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for stealing from an Eagle River youth hockey association while serving as treasurer.Jennifer Suchan, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Timothy M. Burgess to 14 months in prison at a Tuesday hearing in Anchorage. Suchan previously

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-09-18 21:03:44

Donations pour in for Kotzebue family

In a Facebook post, Lukin had put people in charge of collecting flowers, putting together pictures for a slideshow, writing and printing Ashley’s obituary and digger her burial plot.

KTVA - 2018-09-18 02:23:00

Man charged in connection with Alaska girl's death

An Alaska man found with the cellphone of a missing 10-year-old girl was charged Monday in connection with her death after GPS coordinates of where the phone had traveled led authorities to the girl's body. Peter Wilson, 41, of Kotzebue, Alaska, was formally charged Monday with making false statemen

TOPIX - 2018-09-18 06:43:18