Anchorage

A 17-year-old boy turned himself in to Anchorage police Wednesday for a non-fatal shooting in the neighborhood of Spenard on Saturday. Police say the shooting was an accident.

Jerzy Shedlock
A man and his dog died after a fire ignited in a Muldoon mobile home late Tuesday, according to the Anchorage Fire Department. Tegan Hanlon
Other marijuana-related measures passed Tuesday night by the Anchorage Assembly include restrictions on the personal cultivation of marijuana, and on using a fake ID or other means to purchase marijuana. Devin Kelly
The Alaska Federation of Natives and a broad group of nonprofits and religious institutions are hosting a “rising together” welcome ceremony for President Barack Obama. But it's not clear whether the president will make it.Nathaniel Herz
Protests, parties, foreign dignitaries and flight restrictions: just a few of the upcoming hiccups Anchorage police and others are preparing to deal with as the president of the United States touches down in Alaska in just over a week.Erica Martinson,Nathaniel Herz
Anchorage police have asked for the public's help finding a 22-year-old woman whose empty car was found Friday morning at Kincaid Park.Tegan Hanlon
Closure of the Alaska Club's Midtown Anchorage location will shutter the facility's eight racquetball courts.Sean Doogan
A garage fire in an Anchorage Hillside home detonated stored ammunition Friday morning, bringing a big fire department response and prompting police to close Huffman Road for about two hours.Sean Doogan
Smoking and vaping would be banned in downtown Anchorage's Town Square Park and at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts under a proposed ordinance heading to the Anchorage Assembly.Laurel Andrews
Chris Tolley, currently the supervising special agent in charge of Alaska for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will replace Mark Mew as head of the Anchorage Police Department, Mayor Ethan Berkowitz announced Wednesday.Sean Doogan