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.
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Palmer pilot who flew with revoked credentials claimed to be ‘free citizen,’ feds say

Prosecutors say William Marsan, 56, has argued since his arrest Thursday that he is an "American State National" and not a U.S. citizen.
A sign that reads "Anchorage Police Department." There is an office building behind it.

Prosecutors clear Anchorage officers who shot and wounded murder suspect

Parker Boydston and Jordan Varak were legally justified when they shot 22-year-old Kaleb Bourdokofsky early on June 1, prosecutors say.
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Fistfight led to fatal shooting outside Anchorage bar, police say

Two people are charged with evidence tampering in the Sunday encounter that left 30-year-old Tahjeay Baldwin dead and another man wounded.
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1 man dead, 1 wounded in downtown Anchorage shooting

Police are seeking to speak with witnesses in the shooting early Sunday, near police headquarters on West 4th Avenue.
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Anchorage police arrest new suspect in man’s 2022 murder outside Spenard home

Vincent Sandifer, 20, is charged with murder in the November 2022 shooting of Brad Robert.
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Teen dirt-bike rider fatally struck Big Lake woman on pedestrian path, troopers say

Troopers initially cited Brendan Clark, 19, after the Monday collision along Big Lake Road that killed Nadara Williams, 79, but more charges are possible.
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Floatplane in fatal Kenai Peninsula crash was set to visit different lake, NTSB says

National Transportation Safety Board investigators say underwater video of the plane will be "crucial" in the Crescent Lake crash that killed two men.
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JBER soldier charged in infant son’s shaken-baby death

Prosecutors say Spc. Antonius Meyers, 24, shook the boy in April when he was less than a month old, leaving him unresponsive until he died in May.
Blue and red police lights.

2 Wasilla women found dead after suspected carbon monoxide poisoning

Troopers say Rosa Schlosser, 21, and Desiree Michaud, 19, were declared dead at a home in Wasilla's Williwaw subdivision Saturday.
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Police shoot and critically injure man near East Anchorage gas station

The man is the fifth person shot by Anchorage officers during a police response since mid-May. Three of those people have died.
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Seward man accused of threatening to ‘bomb and shoot’ Dunleavy’s office

Troopers say they found an incriminating search history linked to Matthew Stanley, including “what happens when a state governor gets threatened.”
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2 more Alaska inmates die as details emerge on early-morning Anchorage jail death

State officials say two inmates suffered medical deaths last week, as Anchorage police investigate the June 26 death of 38-year-old Ross Greenley.
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Alaska firefighters tackle a wave of Interior wildfires

State wildfire crews have been fighting smaller blazes than those on federal land, as rain could reach much of the Interior later this week.

Man dies while being booked at Anchorage jail

Police say a vandalism suspect arrested early Wednesday "went into medical distress" at the Anchorage Correctional Complex.
the McDonald Fire

More than 100 wildfires are burning in Alaska, many of them in the Interior

Smokejumpers are responding to some of the fires, which are largely burning in remote areas of the state.
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2 accused of murdering man in shooting near Anchorage homeless camp

Dominick L. Santana, 21, and Keilen J. Reynolds, 20, were held in Farrel Siulua's death after an alleged robbery escalated to gunfire.
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High-ranking Alaska Air Force officer among 2 killed in Kenai Peninsula plane crash

Air Force Col. Mark “Tyson” Sletten, 46, and civilian instructor Paul Kondrat, 41, were found dead Thursday when their plane was retrieved from Crescent Lake.
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Woman found dead in an Anchorage home after police standoff

Police say both the woman and an officer fired their guns. Her death is under investigation.
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Woman with 5 kids accused of 24 fraudulent Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend filings

Prosecutors say Otaota Mokoma, 35, received more than $25,000 in fraudulent dividends from the state from 2018 through 2020.
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State sues Alaska Motor Home after customers say they were swindled and harassed

Prosecutors say the company abruptly closed Friday without providing refunds, likely affecting hundreds of customers.