Guy Merculief's death is Anchorage's third pedestrian fatality in less than two weeks. Police say they have arrested the man believed to be the driver, who provided a breath sample approximately twice the legal limit for alcohol.
One Wasilla-area resident hopes the urn holding his infant son's ashes is among the contents of a stolen pickup that was driven by a man who died Thursday after a brief pursuit by Alaska State Troopers. Zaz Hollander
Kenai resident Michael Keith Ellis stands accused of raping or sexually abusing at multiple children from infancy until they were about 8 and 9 years old. Some of the victims were allegedly abused into their teen years.Jerzy Shedlock
An Anchorage man found guilty of fraudulently billing Medicaid more than $20,000 has been sentenced to two months in prison in addition to restitution and loss of the privilege to bill the federal program.Jerzy Shedlock
What was supposed to be a fun night out turned chaotic early Sunday when a shooting erupted not far from an after-hours hot spot in downtown Anchorage, leaving six members of a family with injuries, including one still in critical condition.Michelle Theriault Boots