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LCCC inmates treated for drug overdose

...Hospital for further medical treatment. The investigation is ongoing.The names of the inmates were not released.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ispen said the overdoses occurred last Thursday, and it was reported to troopers on Monday. Troopers began...
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday. He was high up enough on the mountain to get cell phone service, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters."We had another rescue in a similar area the week before where someone didn't have cell coverage...
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...Anchorage, whose representative referred the Empire to another field office in Seattle, which could not be reached.Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters confirmed an Alaskan Wildlife Trooper stationed in Petersburg assisted the investigation when requested...
Alaska man accused of killing employer with machete

...machete was found in the living room, along with a partially opened butterfly knife. Both had blood on them.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said an autopsy was conducted, but the official cause of death had not been reported to troopers late...
Slain troopers to be honored at Juneau ceremonies

...friends to spend time together.For those wishing to donate to the families of Johnson and Rich, Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said the Alaska Concerns of Police Survivors has established memorial funds through Wells Fargo that...
Climbers recover body of boy from Alaska glacier

...Man Classic, a race involving snowmobiles and either skiers or snowboarders, at 12:40 a.m. Monday, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters.The boy Saturday afternoon was on a snowmobile outing with his father and others in the mountains...
Boy feared dead after falling in glacier crevasse

...bottom of the crevasse.A climber spotted the boy's goggles and helmet and the partially visible snowmobile.Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said investigators believe the boy is under the machine in deep snow.Personnel from the Army's...
NTSB begins review of state troopers helicopter crash

...hundreds of search-and-rescue missions since he was hired in December 2000. He was cautious about weather, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters."The only thing different about this that I can see is Mel didn't come home. Helo 1 didn't...
Missing Fairbanks man found dead

FAIRBANKS - Alaska State Troopers say a Fairbanks man reported missing last month has been found dead. Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters says foul play is not suspected in the death of Frank Brooks, whose body was found near the Elliott...
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Girl injured on Flattop Mountain

ANCHORAGE - A 16-year-old girl was injured when she fell on Flattop Mountain and hit some rocks. Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says the girl slipped on snow about 500 feet below the mountain's summit late Saturday afternoon...
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