Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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Anchorage police fire on suspect who then jumped from Midtown hotel window

Police say an officer fired on the man, who was wanted on a felony warrant, before he jumped from a second-story window Wednesday.
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Inmate at Alaska’s Goose Creek prison dies at 69

The Alaska Department of Corrections said Artemy Arthur Hapoff, Jr.'s Sunday death was expected. He is the ninth state inmate to die this year.
Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage.

Grunwald murderer, 12 others charged with smuggling drugs into Alaska prisons

Dominic Johnson, serving 99 years for David Grunwald's death, is among 11 inmates and two visitors indicted on charges of promoting contraband.
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Husband of sole Wrangell landslide survivor found dead in search

The Thursday recovery of 65-year-old Otto Florschutz's body brings the Nov. 20 disaster's official death toll to five. Derek Heller, 12, is still missing.
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Southcentral Alaska set to see high winds Tuesday

Winds should peak during the evening commute hours, with blowing snow posing a possible hazard to drivers and pedestrians.
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Anchorage soldier dead, 2 men wounded in Spenard shooting

No arrests have yet been made in the death of 21-year-old Pvt. Jaivion Hawkins, police said. Two other men were also wounded in the shooting.
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Anchorage Walmart shooting was murder-suicide, police say

Police say 29-year-old Saina Fa’atoafe shot a woman in a crime of domestic violence outside the Dimond Center Walmart Sunday, then took his own life.
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Mat-Su schools closed Tuesday after blizzard hits power lines, highways

A blizzard warning calls for peak winds of up to 70 mph with limited visibility on area roads Monday in Palmer, Wasilla, Sutton and Chickaloon.
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Man gets 8 years in deadly 2016 Anchorage gas-station shooting

Andrew Robertson-Goughnour, 30, received 20 years with 11 and a half years suspended Wednesday in 19-year-old Brandon Merritt's death.
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Anchorage heat wave leaves roads slushy before overnight freeze

Temperatures reached the low 40s in Anchorage Thursday morning, but are set to plunge below freezing Friday and hit zero by the weekend.
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With Anchorage schools remote again, another storm hitting Southcentral Alaska

Anchorage schools were closed again Wednesday, with high winds across Anchorage and the Mat-Su expected to down snow-laden trees.
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Monday storm again closes Anchorage, Mat-Su schools and state offices

Anchorage is under a winter storm warning for 6 to 9 inches of snow Monday morning, with up to a foot expected on the Hillside.
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Snowstorm leaves aftermath of power outages; JBER Veterans Day ceremony canceled

Thousands of people across the region were still without power Friday, but major highways had reopened Thursday evening.
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Southcentral Alaska schools closed amid snowstorm, power outages

The storm has closed Anchorage, Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula Borough schools for the day; Anchorage and Mat-Su state offices are closed.
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Anchorage-area commuters can expect ‘messy’ storm Wednesday

Warmer temperatures Wednesday are expected to turn snowfall into freezing rain, before falling below freezing overnight into Thursday.
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Anchorage jury convicts man in second trial over 2017 triple homicide

Anthony Pisano was convicted Monday afternoon of first-degree murder in the 2017 deaths of Steven Cook, Kenneth Hartman and Daniel McCreadie.

Muldoon 4-plex fire leaves 2 dead, 1 severely injured

Firefighters say the East 21st Avenue blaze consumed the hallway leading to all four units of the building, complicating efforts to escape.

Anchor Point man gets 59 years in prison for attempted murder of Alaska State Trooper

Bret Herrick, 62, will serve time for six separate crimes linked to the 2021 shooting of Trooper Bruce Brueggeman.
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Anchorage man’s fate again before a jury in Spenard triple homicide

Anthony Pisano is charged with killing three men at a Spenard gold shop in 2017. An earlier jury failed to reach a verdict.
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State sues Anchorage homeowners over contested public access to Campbell Lake

It's the latest move in a long-running dispute over the large man-made lake in South Anchorage that is surrounded by expensive homes.