Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage
Troopers say two tankers collided early Thursday, killing 67-year-old David Hope of Talkeetna.
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.
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.
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.
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 schools closed Wednesday and will again be closed Thursday.
Forecasters warn Anchorage area drivers to plan on slippery road conditions during their evening and morning commutes as snow and temperatures drop into Wednesday.
Brad Robert’s death was the 24th homicide in Anchorage this year.
Anchorage police have released few details about the shooting, saying the investigation is ongoing.
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.
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.
The surveyor became in stuck in the mudflats and then called 911 on his cellphone.
Anchorage police have detained three juvenile suspects in the fatal shooting Tuesday of a 16-year-old boy near Abbott Loop Community Park.
Anchorage police are asking for help after officers found a man dead in Midtown early Friday Police are describing his death as a homicide.
A Palmer man died Thursday after Alaska State Troopers say his small plane struck a cable and crashed into the Matanuska River near Chickaloon.
Brian Lowell Nash II, 33, will also spend three years on supervised release and forfeit $47,000 in bribes after his guilty plea.
David Wayne Anderson, 49, faces numerous charges including attempted murder, assault, sexual assault, sexual abuse of a minor and kidnapping.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Anchorage area, in effect until 6 p.m.