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.
A powerful earthquake shook up a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, including the state’s largest city.
Police said they received several 911 calls just after midnight reporting gunshots heard outside a home
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
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.
Two 17-year-old boys suspected of robbing a south Anchorage gas station are in custody at McLaughlin Youth Center.
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.
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.
Anchorage Police say a 57-year-old woman was found dead after spending the night in a tent in Anchorage.
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.