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Report of shots fired in East Anchorage; police say people connected refuse to exit apartment

People connected to the shots fired were refusing to come out of an apartment complex in the area, Thim said. East 26th Avenue was closed to traffic at Carroll Place, near Boniface Parkway, while the investigation is underway.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 00:56:50

A city crackdown on Anchorage’s abandoned buildings flares up in Airport Heights

Municipality of Anchorage code enforcement officers Clark Rosencrans and William Peterson inspect the house at 1430 Columbine St. and post a notice of violation on Wednesday, May 17, 2018. A notice to vacate the structure had previously been posted. Two people illegally in the house left when the of

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 21:28:51

Midtown Anchorage intersection closed after vehicle strikes pedestrian

That pedestrian, a man, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, said Anchorage police spokesman MJ Thim.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-20 00:28:02

Denali Highway open for seasonal travel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) -Five days past target, the Denali Highway from Cantwell to Paxson has officially opened for public travel.

KTUU - 2018-05-20 14:53:00

Shots-fired call becomes standoff in Russian Jack

Anchorage police were at a Saturday, May 19, 2018 standoff near the 2600 block of Carroll Place with people inside an apartment linked to a shots-fired call. (Credit: Jared Mazurek/KTVA)

KTVA - 2018-05-19 20:54:00

Propane tanks are a favorite target for thieves camping in city woods. This former Anchorage judge is fed up.

With summer coming, you might add another backyard ritual to your barbecue: locking down the propane tank so it won't be swiped.The tanks, and other household items often reported as stolen on social media, are ending up in illegal homeless camps, according to people who monitor camps along the Ches

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-19 18:25:42

Anchorage’s first schoolhouse survived challenges

Anchorage's Pioneer Schoolhouse, the first school building in the city, was built in 1915 and has survived threats of demolition at least twice.Ray Bonnel sketch

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-05-20 08:25:00

Pedestrian struck in midtown, hospitalized with life-threatening injuries

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU)-Anchorage Police say a pedestrian was hit in midtown Saturday afternoon and taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.APD says two vehicles were approaching the intersection of 36th and C streets and crashed into each other. One of the cars spun around and struck th

KTUU - 2018-05-19 19:25:00

Anchorage holds Barefoot Mile to raise awareness for human trafficking

In recent years, a dramatic spike has been seen in the number of people being trafficked across Alaska, but officials say that's because the crime is better known now.

KTUU - 2018-05-19 22:50:00

Midtown vehicle-pedestrian crash closes 36th Avenue

Anchorage police responded to an injury vehicle-pedestrian collision at 36th Avenue and C Street on Saturday, May 19, 2018. (Credit: Rachel McPherron/KTVA)

KTVA - 2018-05-19 19:00:00

Legislature paves the path to end Permanent Fund dividends

I'm lucky enough to have family visiting. Oh, the joys of hosting a dear cousin, then screaming about how insane our state lawmakers are. Stop being jealous; at least I can cook. "Oh, we're borrowing money so we can pay banks and oil companies." Try explaining that to someone who was under the impre

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-19 19:47:03

APD: Shots fired investigation leads to stand off

According to MJ Thim, spokesperson with the Anchorage Police Department, a call reporting shots fired in the area came in around 2 o’clock Saturday afternoon. Thim said patrol officers were sent to investigate.

KTUU - 2018-05-19 16:01:00

In the long run: Congratulations to Anchorage’s 2018 graduates

Graduation time is here! For the 3,253 students graduating in these two weeks, the Anchorage School District is excited to send you off into a future of hopes, dreams, and achievements. Keep in mind your hopes and dreams are not only for yourselves, but for your families too. It is essential that yo

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-05-19 18:45:09

Suspected stolen vehicles found in Turnagain lot

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) —Floyd Hall, a controversial figure with a dogged interest in locating stolen cars, stumbled across a lot in Turnagain containing several vehicles that appear to have been stolen.The lot on Turnagain Boulevard, surrounded by a wooden fence and many posted signs warning visitors to s


SOLUTIONS, ANCHORAGE: Tackling Anchorage’s dark side

The United States is racist. Anchorage is a city in the United States of America. Therefore, Anchorage is racist. It is a part of America. This is an undeniable, yet, highly controversial fact.


U.S. Army veteran accused of shooting couple who confronted him over stolen items

Rusty Parataiso Tuuaga left the U.S. Army earlier this month.About a week later, police say, Tuuaga shot a couple in downtown Anchorage and left one critically injured Wednesday night.The 24-year-old from Anchorage told detectives he shot the couple "center of mass" as he was taught in the Army, cha


Wasilla man indicted on fraudulent furniture charges

Prosecutors say he claimed each furniture unit was worth $4,800 and "shipped from the lower 48." He sold the pieces for $2,400.


Anchorage Young Entrepreneurs Detail Ambition, Strategy & Success

Anchorage, AK - As Governor Bill Walker and an Alaskan Delegation just jetted off to China to promote our unique state's energy, seafood, tourism and local businesses, Your Alaska Link sat down with millennial entrepreneurs Andrea Bernard and Alyssa Culver.

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2018-05-19 01:02:00

First king caught in Ship Creek as commercial fishermen cash in

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) —The first confirmed king salmon has been caught in Ship Creek, unofficially starting summer for many who live in the Anchorage area.Meanwhile, king and sockeye salmon from the Copper River are commanding high prices across the Pacific Northwest, providing a helpful cash injection f


2 found shot on Anchorage street; police hold suspect

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police have detained a suspect in the shooting of two people on a city street.Police at 8:45 p.m. Wednesday received a call of a shooting in the 600 block of east Fifth Avenue near Gambell Street.A man with a life-threatening gunshot wound and a woman with non-life