Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Police say an officer fired on the man, who was wanted on a felony warrant, before he jumped from a second-story window Wednesday.
Dominic Johnson, serving 99 years for David Grunwald's death, is among 11 inmates and two visitors indicted on charges of promoting contraband.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Andrew Robertson-Goughnour, 30, received 20 years with 11 and a half years suspended Wednesday in 19-year-old Brandon Merritt's death.
Temperatures reached the low 40s in Anchorage Thursday morning, but are set to plunge below freezing Friday and hit zero by the weekend.
Anchorage schools were closed again Wednesday, with high winds across Anchorage and the Mat-Su expected to down snow-laden trees.
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.
Thousands of people across the region were still without power Friday, but major highways had reopened Thursday evening.
The storm has closed Anchorage, Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula Borough schools for the day; Anchorage and Mat-Su state offices are closed.
Warmer temperatures Wednesday are expected to turn snowfall into freezing rain, before falling below freezing overnight into Thursday.
Anthony Pisano was convicted Monday afternoon of first-degree murder in the 2017 deaths of Steven Cook, Kenneth Hartman and Daniel McCreadie.
Firefighters say the East 21st Avenue blaze consumed the hallway leading to all four units of the building, complicating efforts to escape.
Bret Herrick, 62, will serve time for six separate crimes linked to the 2021 shooting of Trooper Bruce Brueggeman.
Anthony Pisano is charged with killing three men at a Spenard gold shop in 2017. An earlier jury failed to reach a verdict.
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.