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Missing Alaska Family Died In Murder-Suicide: Police

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.04.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Alaska say a family of four who vanished without a trace last year died in a murder-suicide. According to the Kenai Police Departmen...

Police Investigating After Four Found Dead In Alaska Home

Reuters | Curtis Skinner | Posted 05.14.2015 | Crime

Police discovered four bodies inside an Alaska home on Wednesday and were attempting to determine what happened, officials said. The Anchorage Poli...

Family Clings to Hope in an Unsolved Murder Nearly 40 Years Old

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.04.2015 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Shelley Connolly's killer or killers have never been caught. And the last real chance for her case to be solved is about to expire. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation's cold-case unit, which investigates unsolved murders like Shelley's, will be eliminated on June 30, due to budget cuts at the Department of Public Safety.

Man In RV Leads Troopers On Wild Chase

AP | Posted 04.27.2015 | Weird News

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man used a motorhome in a failed attempt to elude arrest by state troopers. Eligah Christian of Wasilla was ar...

Barrow Man Accused of Killing Assistant DA Was Out on Bail in Domestic Violence Cases

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.10.2015 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Ronald Fischer, 47, appeared in court Wednesday to face first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of assistant district attorney Brian Sullivan, 48, two days earlier.

Prosecutor Killed By Felon In Jealous Rage: Police

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 12.10.2014 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A convicted Alaska felon with a history of assaulting women was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday in the shooting ...

Alaska Serial Killer's Victim Exhumed

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 11.04.2014 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The remains of an unidentified victim of recently deceased Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen were being exhumed from an An...

Alaska Family Missing Since Memorial Day Weekend

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 06.10.2014 | Crime

A family of four has vanished without a trace from Alaska, prompting an investigation by police who say there is no indication as to where they have g...

Accused Cop Killer Indicted

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, May 9 (Reuters) - A man accused of killing two Alaska State Troopers who were featured in a reality TV ...

Man Murdered Couple, Raped Toddler HOURS After Release From Jail: Cops

AP | Posted 05.29.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A man suspected of beating an elderly Alaska couple to death and sexually assaulting their 2-year-old great-granddaughter over th...

Suspect Charged With Killing Elderly Couple And Assaulting 2-Year-Old

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 07.27.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A man who has been charged with killing an elderly Alaska couple and raping their 2-year-old great-granddaughter is a regist...

US Soldier Being Sentenced In Espionage Case

AP | MARK THIESSEN | Posted 06.15.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A sentencing panel is considering the fate of an Alaska-based solider who had admitted to attempted espionage. Spec. Willia...

Giving Razor Blade To Serial Killer Was Mistake: Report

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 04.15.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Confessed serial killer Israel Keyes was mistakenly issued a razor before he committed suicide, according to a report releas...

Serial Killer Drove Long Distances To Murder 'For Enjoyment'

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 02.10.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Alaska man who confessed to killing at least eight people across the country had researched Ted Bundy and other serial ki...

Serial Killer Was 'Very, Very, Very Sensitive' About His Reputaiton

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 02.03.2013 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A man who died in an apparent suicide this week in an Alaska jail after confessing to a string of killings across the countr...

David Lohr

High School Football Player And Brother Charged In Beer Bottle Sodomy Of Juvenile | David Lohr | Posted 10.10.2012 | Crime

A high school football player and his brother have been arrested by authorities in Alaska for allegedly raping a drunken teenage boy with a beer bottl...

Bizarre Alaska Wildlife Raid Nets Victorian-Era Stolen Art

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.08.2012 | Crime
Alaska Dispatch News

Exactly where or when the life of Loretta Sternbach took a turn toward the dark side no one is sure now.

Contractor Charged In Deadly Kidnapping Of Teenaged Barista

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 04.19.2012 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Federal kidnapping charges were filed Wednesday against a contractor in the death of an 18-year-old Anchorage woman who was abduc...

7-Year-Old Arsonist Behind Alaskan Torchings

AP | Posted 04.09.2012 | Crime

JUNEAU, Alaska -- A 7-year-old Juneau boy has admitted setting five arson fires over a little more than four months, according to fire officials in Al...

Alaska Teen Injected With Heroin Passes Away

AP | By RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An Alaska teenager allegedly injected with heroin by a 26-year-old man died Thursday, almost a week after suffering the drug over...

Man Behind Bars After Injecting Teenage Girl With Heroin

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 02.26.2012 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 14-year-old Alaska girl was in critical condition days after a 26-year-old man injected her with heroin at his Anchorage h...

No Jail For Mom Who Poured Hot Sauce In Son's Mouth

Posted 10.30.2011 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman convicted of punishing her adopted Russian son by squirting hot sauce into his mouth was spared immediate j...