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Anchorage man sentenced for fatal 2017 hit-and-run

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Clyde Reynolds, 39, has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison in the charge of criminally negligent homicide following a fatal hit-and-run in 2017 that left a 24-year-old dead in the street. Reynolds was initially charged with leaving the scene of an accident and fail

KTUU - 2018-03-20 22:52:00

Anchorage police: Man with weapons and drugs fled traffic stop, was tackled in middle school parking lot

An Anchorage man who fled from police Monday night after a traffic stop now faces 12 charges related to weapons and drugs misconduct, according to police. Rusty M. Parrish, 31, was in custody at the Anchorage Correctional Complex on Tuesday afternoon, according to online records. At 11: 22 p.m.,

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 23:19:52

Perryville man accused of murdering his grandfather

A Perryville man has been held on murder charges in the death of his grandfather last weekend in the Alaska Peninsula village, according to Alaska State Troopers. Brandon Yagie, 21, is charged with second-degree murder, two counts of fourth-degree assault and evidence tampering in the case, troopers

KTVA - 2018-03-20 13:18:51

APD wants man in series of assaults on women

Anchorage Police want your help in finding a man they say punched, kicked, strangled-- and even shot a woman. APD is looking for 38-year-old David Aaron Lee, who they say has five outstanding warrants. In June, police say he hit a woman in the face in front of some children, then cut up a brand ne

KTVA - 2018-03-21 01:30:24

Mother of man found shot to death in a parked car speaks out

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The mother of a man who was found shot and killed in a car in Anchorage last Friday is speaking out about the incident that killed her son. On March 16, traffic was piled up behind a dark colored sedan on Dewberry St. Later, police found Jacob Stough, 28, shot to death inside. No

KTUU - 2018-03-19 20:05:00

'Armed and dangerous' man wanted in Jewel Lake homicide

Samson Costigan. (Credit: APD) The man Anchorage Police say is responsible for a Friday shooting in Jewel Lake has been identified, and authorities say he's to be considered armed and dangerous. APD issued a first-degree murder warrant for Samson Costigan, 39, in connection with the shooting of a m

KTVA - 2018-03-19 20:45:32

Sitka police searches for 3 people in connection to shooting

SPD is actively searching for three people in connection with a shooting. (Photo from the Sitka Police Department) ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Following a shooting that took place along the 3300-block of Halibut Point Road, the Sitka Police Department now seeks three people "in connection" with the case. On

KTUU - 2018-03-20 00:05:00

Anchorage man who scuffled with police faces several charges

A man seen speeding through downtown Anchorage running red lights, and who later fought with police officers, has been charged with multiple offenses, the Anchorage Police Department said in a written statement. Charles A. Lampley Jr., 49, was arrested Thursday afternoon. Online records show that

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 04:07:56

APD responds to Jewel Lake death

Anchorage police responded to a death on the 8900 block of Dewberry Street on Friday, March 16, 2018. (Ken Kulovany/KTVA) Anchorage police are investigating a death in the Jewel Lake area Friday night, and asking that people avoid the area. Police spokesman MJ Thim said in a message at about 9 p.m.


Family faces teen daughter's accused killer in court for first time

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) For the first time Friday, a teenager accused of murder comes face-to-face with the victim's family. Family members of 19-year-old Juanita Lolesio said they are turning her death into a chance to help at risk teens. "My main focus is for the youth because that's where it st


Police name woman struck, killed by Alaska Railroad train

Anchorage police have named the woman fatally struck by an Alaska Railroad train crossing Arctic Boulevard earlier this week, as an investigation of what happened continues. Next of kin for 23-year-old Skyler Luke have been informed of her death, police spokesman MJ Thim said Friday. She was an Anch


Anchorage police investigating death of man found in car as homicide

Anchorage police are investigating the death of a man found Friday evening in a car "suspiciously parked" in the 8900 block of Dewberry Street blocking traffic, police said in a statement. The death is being investigated as a homicide, police said Saturday morning. The man was found inside a dark


Wasilla man arrested for impersonating AST twice in same day

WASILLA, Alaska (KTUU) - Alaska State Troopers say a Wasilla man has been arrested for multiple crimes, including impersonating an officer twice in the same day. According to Troopers, 47-year-old Ronald Edward Bean was taken into custody Friday following a stream of crimes beginning with an allege


Teen enters plea in fatal Anchorage party-bus shooting

Christopher Espiritu-Simpson, 19, entered a guilty plea Friday, March 16, 2018 in the fatal Dec. 30, 2017 shooting of 19-year-old Juanita Lolesio. (Scott Gross/KTVA) A 19-year-old man charged with fatally shooting a young woman on an Anchorage party bus in December has pleaded not guilty in her deat


Anchorage man breaks into home of ex he previously assaulted, police say

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - One woman was traumatized, police say, after her ex-boyfriend, who is currently on release for allegedly assaulting her last month, broke into her house by getting into the attic. According to APD, Dateen Arkell, 34, was observed climbing up a ladder and breaking through the atti