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Police Sorry For Telling Wrong Family Of Death

An Alaska couple knocked on the door of their son’s long-time girlfriend Thursday, intending to inform her that he’d been killed in a car accident. Karen and Jay Priest instead were stunned when the son, 29-year-old Justin Priest, answered the door. They had mistakenly been told by Juneau police that he’d been killed in the crash.

CBS Seattle–10/10/2014

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Powerful Earthquake Rattles Large Swath Of Alaska

A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, including the state’s largest city.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014

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Teen Shot During Anchorage House Party

Police said they received several 911 calls just after midnight reporting gunshots heard outside a home

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Man Turns Self In After Admiring ‘Courteous’ Troopers On Alaska Reality Show

KTVA reports a 49-year-old Anchorage man wanted on several felony warrants decided to turn himself in to troopers Friday after watching an episode of the reality show “Alaska State Troopers

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

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Convicted Alaska Killer Says He Killed 3 More

Authorities in Alaska said Friday they are investigating claims by a confessed Anchorage killer that he is responsible for three additional deaths, for a total of five victims.

06/22/2014

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2 Teens Arrested After Gas Station Armed Robbery

Two 17-year-old boys suspected of robbing a south Anchorage gas station are in custody at McLaughlin Youth Center.

CBS Seattle–06/16/2014

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Active Bears Reported In Anchorage, Sitka

Bears are active throughout Alaska, from Anchorage to Sitka, where one was killed after attempting to break into a kitchen after the homeowner baked a pizza.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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Man Who Disrupted Oregon Flight Gets Probation

An Alaska Airlines passenger who tried to open an emergency exit during a flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Portland was sentenced Monday to three years on probation.

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

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Police: Woman Dies From Cold Exposure In Anchorage

Anchorage Police say a 57-year-old woman was found dead after spending the night in a tent in Anchorage.

12/29/2013

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Apple Maps Route To AK Airport Runway Reactivated

To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal at the Fairbanks airport.

09/28/2013

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