Maggie had a rough life in a small concrete enclosure at the Alaska Zoo. But ever since she was brought to a Northern California wildlife sanctuary in 2007, she's been loving learning how to be an elephant again.
In a new report, the Department of Corrections says it needs more than 100 additional employees to function properly, but it doesn't have the personnel budget to back it.
Two men were indicted Thursday for pointing a sawed-off shotgun at a U.S. Marshal and then leading police on a chase, the U.S. Attorneys Office said.
One man died by gunfire early Thursday in what was reported as a shooting after a home invasion, Anchorage police say.
Greg Salard, a 54-year-old former Wrangell doctor, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison, plus a $25,000 fine, for receiving and distributing child pornography, the U.S. Attorneys Office announced.
The 15-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics, Alaska State Troopers said.
A man was found dead after his Eagle River house went up in flames Friday night. The Anchorage Police Department identified the victim Saturday night as 57-year-old Anthony Fuentes.
House Bill 55 is sponsored by state Rep. Scott Kawasaki, D-Fairbanks, who said the bill was inspired by the Fairbanks Four case, although because they were technically not exonerated, they would not reap the benefits of the bill.
A bit of Friday evening snow and rain in Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley could create hazardous conditions for commuters, the National Weather Service said.
Fairbanks police say a Fort Wainwright soldier who died in an accidental shooting Sunday shot himself with the single round remaining in the weapon's chamber, after removing its magazine.
A 39-year-old North Pole man was sentenced Friday to 13 years in federal prison for trafficking methamphetamine and heroin.
The youngest of the three charged in the man's killing told investigators they hid evidence of their crimes in the sea ice of Kotzebue Sound.
Police said the victims were a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, but officials didnt immediately know what the relationship was between them, if any.
No students were injured in a crash involving a school bus Wednesday afternoon, apparently caused when the driver had "some type of medical emergency," according to police.