Chris Klint, Alaska Public Media - Anchorage

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Mountain View fight ends with 1 woman fatally shot, 1 man wounded

Juliana Khatthamane, 31, is charged with murder and assault in the Friday shooting that left 24-year-old Leimarliana Popoalli dead.
Saria Barney Hildabrand

Missing Anchorage woman’s husband charged with her murder

Zarrius Hildabrand, 21, faces murder and evidence-tampering charges in the death of Alaska Army National Guardsman Saria Hildabrand.
A missing person poster for Saria Barney Hildebrand.

Anchorage police search for missing Alaska Army National Guardsman

The 21-year-old woman was last seen leaving her Midtown home on Sunday.
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Kitchen employee killed colleague in Trapper Creek lodge restaurant, charges say

The stabbing happened in the restaurant at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, troopers said.
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Anchorage assisted-living home operator charged in Medicaid fraud case

Abdoulie Lowe, 47, allegedly made nearly $800,000 in fraudulent billings for four patients at his Anchorage assisted-living home.
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Man accused of assaulting Anchorage hikers is back in jail

Sean Ahmed was initially arrested Friday on charges of assaulting hikers. He was released the next day.
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2 found dead in Midtown Anchorage murder-suicide

Police say Monday night's deaths at a West 46th Avenue apartment appear to have been a murder-suicide during an argument.
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‘Extremely agitated’ black bear killed by police in East Anchorage

Fish and Game said the bear weighed more than 400 pounds, likely the result of eating unsecured trash in the area for an extended period of time.
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Wanted woman leads police to suspect in Challenge Alaska bike theft

More than a dozen bicycles were stolen from a shipping container outside Challenge Alaska’s Mountain View office.
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Haze from Canada wildfires coming to Southcentral Alaska this week

The smoke is from numerous wildfires burning in Canada’s Yukon Territory.
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3 hurt after erratic driver near Seward causes head-on crash

Troopers said multiple people told Seward police a blue Toyota Corolla was driving in the wrong lane of traffic and nearly hit pedestrians. 
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Alaska trooper says man convicted of shooting him was going to ‘finish the job’ when backup arrived

Bruce Brueggeman says doctors initially planned to amputate his left arm, after Bret Herrick shot him five times outside an Anchor Point grocery store.
Joshua Oktoyak

Anchorage police arrest suspect in woman’s Mountain View murder

Police arrested suspect Joshua J. Oktoyak, 34, Wednesday night in the woman's July 12 death at a North Flower Street home.
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Suspect sought in East Anchorage credit-union robbery

The FBI says the male suspect "displayed what was believed to be the handle of a handgun" during the DeBarr Road robbery on Monday.
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Man held on attempted-murder charges in stabbing at Wasilla gas station

Antjuan Walker, 24, faces a second-degree count of attempted murder in the stabbing.
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Bush pilot Jim Tweto’s plane struck tree before deadly crash near Shaktoolik, NTSB says

The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report Tuesday on the June 16 wreck which killed Tweto and guide Shane Reynolds.
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1 dead, 5 injured in motor homes’ head-on Seward Highway collision

Monday afternoon's fatal collision south of Anchorage closed the highway for more than four hours.
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Idaho felon charged with murdering man in 2011 Alaska cold-case shooting

Keenon Leland Keyes, 36, faces first-degree and second-degree murder charges in the 2011 death of Loy Suthammavong.
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Wasilla man found dead after his canoe capsized on the Little Susitna

Troopers say a friend saw Stephen Craig, 67, get knocked out of his canoe by overhanging branches Tuesday afternoon.
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Police arrest suspect in deadly South Anchorage home invasion

Phillip M. Barger, 33, faces murder charges in the death of his 88-year-old neighbor during a Saturday evening home invasion.