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More scams since PFD payouts

...state paid more than 644,000 recipients $2,072 on Thursday. That same day, the Better Business Bureau and the Anchorage Police Department received several complaints about callers posing as IRS agents who threatened lawsuits if payments were...
Anchorage mayor says police recruitment a priority

...improve public safety, partially through police recruitment.Berkowitz said Wednesday that he hopes to grow the Anchorage Police Department from 340 officers to 365 by the end of 2016, with a goal of 400 officers in the future, KTVA-TV reported...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down to make money," and legalizing commercial pot sales is no different. Which brings us to ...Thumbs up to Anchorage police and the Alaska Department of Law for teaching a lesson in patience. Three marijuana distributors in the Anchorage...
Charges filed against owners of marijuana businesses

...Michael Crites, owner of Absolutely Chronic Delivery Co., was charged with five felonies and one misdemeanor. Anchorage police bought marijuana from the business five times between May and August.The third owner, Charlene Egbe, who goes...
3 passers-by, officer stop woman from jumping off overpass

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage Police Department says a police officer and three passers-by stopped an apparently suicidal woman from jumping off a pedestrian overpass...
Anchorage man arrested for stabbing sleeping girlfriend

...screaming voices that "told him to kill his girlfriend" Thursday night.The 18-year-old girlfriend called 911. Anchorage police found her bleeding from a wound on her head and say she was awoken from sleep by her boyfriend stabbing her.She...
Woman dies after car hits rail, rolls over in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police are investigating a car crash that left a woman dead.Officers responding to the early Sunday crash on the Glenn Highway near...
Alaska woman accused of stealing patrol car holding husband

...Watford's wrists, Peters said.Troopers launched a search for the Watfords that included a helicopter and an Anchorage Police Department K-9, but the effort to find them was halted after several hours.After the tip came in Thursday...
Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdoses

...attached from their previous visit.The task force will likely include LeBlanc, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Anchorage Police Department Chief Mark Mew, who said homeless people are being targeted.Assemblyman Paul Honeman proposed passing...
Equipment stolen from Anchorage elementary school

...teacher Raynae Hipsack says students' school supplies and gym shoes were also missing.Earlier this week, the Anchorage Police Department says three teenagers wrote "random words and phrases" on the outside of South Anchorage High School...


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