Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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An Alaska State Trooper cruiser parked on Nome’s Front Street in January 2015.

Fatal truck crash closes Parks Highway near Trapper Creek for hours

Troopers say two tankers collided early Thursday, killing 67-year-old David Hope of Talkeetna.
A man in a black coat walks on a snow roadway.

Anchorage and Mat-Su schools closed after 3rd major snowstorm hits the region

Anchorage and Mat-Su Borough schools and state offices are closed Thursday as a third major winter storm this month coated the area with snow overnight Wednesday.
A snowplow pushes through thick snow on a residential street.

Most Mat-Su schools again closed as major storm approaches Anchorage

Most Mat-Su Borough schools are closed again Wednesday following a foot of snow from a weekend storm, as forecasters warn of another major storm hitting the Anchorage area overnight.
Cars drive down a road while a person walks in the middle of the road. The sidewalk to their left is covered in snow.

Mat-Su schools closed, Anchorage schools reopen Tuesday after weekend storm

Mat-Su Borough schools remained closed Tuesday in the wake of Sunday’s major snowstorm, with Anchorage schools set to reopen after four consecutive snow days.
A woman shovels snow from a driveway.

‘Anomaly’ winter storm closes Anchorage and Mat-Su schools, slows traffic

The latest storm brought more than a foot of new snow. The snow again closed schools, tangled traffic and left residents frustrated about unplowed roads.

Anchorage digs out of more than a foot of wet, heavy snow

Anchorage schools closed Wednesday and will again be closed Thursday.
A boy shovels snow in the driveway as snow falls.

Cold front set to bring Anchorage a chilly overnight snow dump

Forecasters warn Anchorage area drivers to plan on slippery road conditions during their evening and morning commutes as snow and temperatures drop into Wednesday.
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Anchorage woman seeks justice for boyfriend killed outside their home

Brad Robert’s death was the 24th homicide in Anchorage this year.
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12-year-old girl dead, boy held in Muldoon shooting

Anchorage police have released few details about the shooting, saying the investigation is ongoing.
an anchorage police car is parked in a parking lot

Anchorage man arrested in carjackings now charged with murder

Charges against 29-year-old Anthony Tinker III, in the Nov. 11 shooting and a string of Nov. 14 incidents, describe him as suffering from mental health issues.
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Anchorage teen was fatally shot in robbery over ‘puff bars,’ charges say

One of three juvenile suspects in the case, 17-year-old Sakariya Abdulkadir Musa, was charged as an adult in the Tuesday death of 16-year-old Jersey Miller.
a Girdwood water rescue

Girdwood fire crews rescue man trapped up to his waist in Turnagain Arm mud

The surveyor became in stuck in the mudflats and then called 911 on his cellphone.
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Teen shot to death in Anchorage; 3 juvenile suspects in custody

Anchorage police have detained three juvenile suspects in the fatal shooting Tuesday of a 16-year-old boy near Abbott Loop Community Park.
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2 Selawik snowmachiners found safe

A private air carrier found 41-year-old Timothy Snyder and 20-year-old Jane Kaiser at a cabin near Noorvik Wednesday, after they were reported overdue Sunday.
an anchorage police car is parked in a parking lot

Anchorage police investigate man’s early-morning death in Midtown

Anchorage police are asking for help after officers found a man dead in Midtown early Friday Police are describing his death as a homicide.
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Pilot dead after plane hits cable, crashes into river near Chickaloon

A Palmer man died Thursday after Alaska State Troopers say his small plane struck a cable and crashed into the Matanuska River near Chickaloon.
An F-35 plane

Ex-airman gets 30 months in Eielson, JBER contracting bribery case

Brian Lowell Nash II, 33, will also spend three years on supervised release and forfeit $47,000 in bribes after his guilty plea.
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It’s Election Day in Alaska. Here’s what to know.

It’s Alaska’s first general election under the state’s new ranked choice voting system. Already, thousands of Alaskans have cast their ballots.
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Man arrested in Wasilla kidnapping, rape of teen girl at gunpoint

David Wayne Anderson, 49, faces numerous charges including attempted murder, assault, sexual assault, sexual abuse of a minor and kidnapping.
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Snow storm closes Anchorage schools, slows morning traffic

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Anchorage area, in effect until 6 p.m.