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Quiet New Year's Eve

...arrest. From Dec. 15 through Jan. 15, the Juneau Crime Line doubles the usual $100 reward to $200.An Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman could not be reached on New Year's Day. Reports posted online by the Troopers indicated there were no...
Apologies and regret after police identify wrong man

...a death notification."We have to take responsibility for that," Johnson said. "It was our case."Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the message they received was for a death notification.
Inmate injured in assault at Goose Creek prison

...were jailed. There were no weapons involved in the latest attack and only minor injuries were reported, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said.Charges are being forwarded to the district attorney's office in this case, Peters...
Suicidal man was teacher under investigation

...the man was located by troopers on the Kenai Spur Highway and is being treated for unspecified injuries.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen confirmed the man found Friday was the same one who caused lockdowns at two Nikiski schools on...
Train derails in Skagway

...It wasn't real deep water where they could drown," Leggett said. "It just cushioned the fall."Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters told the Empire 10 to 20 passengers were believed to be on board at the time.The White Pass...
Wash. man sole survivor of sinking boat off Baranof

...miles from Sitka, on their way to Baranof Island's southern tip.They missed the rendezvous spot, said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, and when they aimed for shore the boat swamped 200 yards out.The three, all wearing lifejackets...
Father: It's a miracle son survived bear mauling

...know he's OK, the father said.Matson Jr. was attacked about 90 minutes after first wounding the bear.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the hunters had initially seen the bear feeding on berries. They were about a mile away...
1 person killed in trooper-involved shooting

...highway, authorities said.The man was shot after advancing on three troopers while carrying the raised bat, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said.An initial report said the man was killed in an exchange of gunfire, but Ipsen said that...
Miner finds ATV driven by man missing along Steese

...a missing woman last October near Mile 70 Steese Highway.The woman was found but De Barry disappeared.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says a miner walking on Labor Day discovered the ATV near Faith Creek Mine at Mile 69 Mile Steese...
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Searchers recover body near Teller

ANCHORAGE - The body of a woman missing near Teller has been recovered. Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters tells KTUU-TV that the body of 44-year-old Barbara Scholten was found shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday...
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