Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
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Chris Klint is a web producer and breaking news reporter at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at cklint@alaskapublic.org. Read more about Chris here.

Crew of fuel plane reported fire just before fatal crash near Fairbanks

Federal officials say the two people aboard the cargo plane reported the fire moments after takeoff and requested to return to the Fairbanks airport.
Blue and red police lights.

Anchorage police investigate 3 deaths in 2 separate incidents

Police say a person brought to a hospital died there Thursday, hours before two people were found dead in a Jewel Lake Road home.
Crime scene tape.

Confession leads to cold-case arrest in fatal 2009 shooting at Anchorage hotel

John Patrick Dahlquist, 56, was arrested last week after police say he confessed to killing Sang Chun and wounding Monte Howell at the Inlet Inn.
a bear

Anchorage asked to be bear aware after Government Hill encounter

Reports of residents surrounding a black bear to take photos Monday have police and biologists urging people to give wildlife a wide berth.
A woman wearing a beanie and blue coat shovels her driveway.

Most Alaskans now have until May 15 to remove studded tires

Monday's extension means drivers above 60 degrees north latitude will have until May 15 to remove studded tires under state law.
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Anchorage police seek suspect who struck cyclist in hit-and-run

Police say the suspect's vehicle struck a cyclist heading north on Arctic Boulevard from behind Monday night, severely injuring him.
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Victim was spotted lying in road before fatal Fairview hit-and-run, charges say

Police said at least three people tried to help the victim, who was lying on East 11th Avenue shortly before he was struck by 19-year-old Josiah Martinez.
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Boy, 3, drowns in Togiak Bay accident

Troopers say the boy was playing with a 5-year-old when he fell into the water Thursday. He was found unresponsive and declared dead at the Togiak clinic.
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Teen driver dies in 3-vehicle Wasilla crash

Jessalyn Helms, 19, was severely injured in the Thursday crash near Cottonwood Elementary School and died at the hospital, troopers said.
The front of a building with a line of street lights lead to a building. The sign above the entrance reads "Federal Building US Courthouse."

Man serving life sentence in Georgia accused of sending bomb to Anchorage courthouse

David Cassady, 55, allegedly mailed bombs to Anchorage's federal courthouse and Washington, D.C. in 2020 as he served a life sentence.
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Anchorage police arrest man who allegedly exposed himself to girls at Alaska Club

Police say Natchez Dunlap, 41, is charged with indecent exposure in a Feb. 10 incident at the Alaska Club's location in South Anchorage.
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2 found dead after vehicle crashes into creek near Big Lake

Troopers say Michael Reagan, 52, and Binta Tabane, 30, were found dead Monday inside a vehicle spotted upside down in Meadow Creek.
The glass door to the entrance of the PFD office. In black lettering is "PFD State of Alaska, Lobby hours Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m."

Sunday is the deadline to file for 2024’s Alaska Permanent Fund dividend

Alaskans have until 11:59 p.m. Sunday to apply online. State PFD Division offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks and Juneau close at 4 p.m. Friday.
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Man fatally shot outside Turnagain apartment complex, Anchorage police say

Police said the victim, found outside a West 31st Avenue apartment building just after midnight Thursday, was taken to a hospital but later died.
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Body of woman lost under Eagle River ice in December found

Police say a body found Sunday at the North Fork Trailhead is that of Amanda Richmond, last seen Dec. 23 trying to rescue a dog from the river.

GCI customers can keep email accounts set to be shut down – for a fee

A once-temporary $4.99 monthly fee for email accounts will now be permanent, company officials said in a statement.

2 hurt after Anchorage fire SUV struck vehicle during shooting response

The Chevrolet Suburban was running "code red" and had just overrode a traffic signal when it struck another vehicle Wednesday, firefighters say.
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Alaskans’ losses to online fraud have almost doubled, FBI says

Alaskans reported online fraud at the second highest rate per capita in the nation last year, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation complaints.
a parking garage

Man dead in shooting at downtown Anchorage parking garage

Police said the victim, found Wednesday night at the 5th Avenue Mall parking garage, died of his injuries overnight.