Thomas Carbine was stabbed dead -- in an attack no one has admitted witnessing -- in the parking lot of a crowded Kodiak bar one night 28 years ago, apparently during a robbery over the cash he earned fishing.
Anchorage tied its record Friday for most consecutive days with at least a trace of rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.
Federal investigators are looking into the cause of an airplane crash that killed two people in the mountains near McGrath. A dog on the plane was the only survivor.
This summer has so far been one of the coldest, gloomiest and wettest on record for Southcentral Alaska, the National Weather Service confirmed Thursday.
A three-day operation to rescue five plane-crash survivors from high on Knik Glacier and four National Guardsmen who skied in with supplies, as well as three crewmen whose helicopter crashed while they were trying to save the lot, finally ended Wednesday.
A Haines commercial fisherman with a suspected case of paralytic shellfish poisoning who died in June did not die from the illness, according to his family and the state Department of Health and Social Services.
Thieves have racked up more than $3,600 in fraudulent gas purchases on an Anchorage School District-owned fuel card since late June, according to police.
A 16-year-old girl was shot in her butt in an apparently accidental shooting in Kodiak, according to Alaska State Troopers.
The Air Guard reported Tuesday night that it was flying three of the five initial Knik Glacier plane crash victims to the Palmer airport. Earlier in the day, an Army Guard helicopter crashed on the glacier as its crew attempted a rescue.
Severe weather has hampered the rescue operation for eight people believed to be on board a GCI-owned aircraft that crashed near Dillingham on Monday night with possible fatalities, according to state and federal officials. Five good Samaritans were already on scene helping the victims, a Guard spokesman said.
Four National Guard rescuers Monday evening finally reached five plane crash survivors stranded on Knik Glacier, arriving roughly 21 hours after setting out on a 4-mile quest to deliver food and shelter.
Two young children drowned near Kipnuk over the weekend when their family's boat flipped on a berry-picking trip, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Prosecutors on Friday charged a man with sexual assault in a decade-old knife-point kidnapping and rape based on DNA collected from the scene of the crime.
Anchorage police said Thursday they have busted two sets of thieves that specialized in breaking into vehicles, stealing items inside and occasionally making off with the vehicle itself. Police said they have so far linked the accused individuals to at least 30 people who were victimized.
A North Pole man stabbed and bludgeoned his ex-girlfriend to death with a sledgehammer in a booze-fueled rage after accusing the woman -- whose family says she was trying to flee the relationship -- of cheating.