DATABASE: Collecting additional specimens may solve more crimes.
Pat Boucher suddenly began shaking. Tears filled her eyes. Sitting before a 4-inch thick binder of hundreds of photos of stolen jewels, guns, cameras and other assorted goods, she had beaten the odds and spotted something of her own.
A 25-year-old Pennsylvania man with plans to paraglide off the summit of Mount McKinley was taken off the mountain Wednesday after National Park officials repeatedly told him he was not allowed to carry out his idea.
Tyler Nord doesn't remember the moment the grizzly pounced on him. All he remembers is summoning adrenaline to his legs so he could push her off him.
Mechele Linehan is being released from house arrest and will be allowed out and about in Anchorage with an ankle bracelet tracking her movements as she awaits her second murder trial.
An Anchorage man has been found burned in a Midtown shed and police are trying to figure out how he got there.
The Alaska Judicial Council is recommending that voters this November turn down a District Court judge who is under investigation for ethics violations.
Another man has been found dead at an Anchorage homeless camp, bringing to 23 the toll of men and women who were homeless or otherwise familiar with street life who have died outdoors around the city in just over a year.
A Superior Court judge will hear arguments this morning in a lawsuit disputing the constitutionality of new bail laws that took effect Thursday.
Alaska criminal defense lawyers filed a lawsuit against the state Wednesday asking for a court order putting a hold on a law scheduled to take effect today that the suit contends would curtail the rights of a person accused of a crime from being allowed out on bail.
Responding to the claims of two veteran detectives who contend the Anchorage Police Department is rife with racism, Police Chief Mark Mew said Wednesday that the force does not tolerate discrimination.
Two veteran Anchorage police officers -- one African-American and one Hispanic -- filed suit against the city Tuesday, contending there is widespread racism within the police department.
An 20-year-old Anchorage woman died after a car wreck in Wasilla this weekend, and the 21-year-old man driving the vehicle is facing charges of second-degree murder and drunken driving, troopers said.
Mechele Linehan wants a Superior Court judge to loosen her bail conditions so she can lead a more normal life as she prepares her defense in her upcoming murder trial.
Police are investigating the death of a 39-year-old Anchorage woman found in a tent Wednesday morning after a night of drinking with her boyfriend. Betsy Chuitt said in an interview last year that she "chose alcohol over everything else."